Dear Kate & Me

By |2017-06-14T11:51:13-04:00June 12th, 2014|Body, Bras & Panties, Fashion|

Dear Kate, A few months ago I walked in the pouring rain through Chinatown and Little Italy to McNally-Jackson bookstore just before 6am, and without a stitch of make up or hair spray, I took off my pants and shopped in my underpants.  It was one of my most favorite days.  Brittany I can say [...]

What I Wore: Summer Boho

By |2017-06-14T11:51:41-04:00May 23rd, 2014|Dresses, Fashion|

Sometimes I feel like I was supposed to have been born an Olsen. Like the 4th fat one, who's super excited for her sisters' successes, but has no interest in Hollywood and instead stayed home to work at a bank or something. The boho gene is strong in me. I have fun dressing up in girly [...]

A Couple Days in Chinatown

By |2017-06-14T11:52:15-04:00April 18th, 2014|Bras & Panties, Fashion, Travel|

My book is due today, and writing it has been mentally consuming. I'm sorry I have been absent, but I wanted to take a second to update you on where I've been, because it's been a pretty amazing month. First up, a peek at what I did while I was in New York City last [...]

The Evolution of Swimsuit Confidence

By |2017-06-14T11:52:39-04:00March 10th, 2014|Body, Fashion, Swim|

So Friday I did my own personal equivalent of the polar bear plunge, and put up the yearly photo of me in a bathing suit, nay.. a bikini, and it's become one of my favorite traditions. It's like a starter gun to my spring/summer self esteem, which needs to top off at a higher level [...]

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Happy Boobs

By |2017-08-21T10:11:11-04:00February 5th, 2014|Bras & Panties, Fashion|

Two days ago we went to the Sing-Along version of Frozen, because we still have money left in our retirement account and haven't yet fulfilled our apparent moral obligation to continuously bolster the box office success of this cartoon. I had just finished the reprise of For The First Time in Forever, I as Elsa [...]

Snowed In With Nothing But Coconut Love

By |2017-06-14T11:53:20-04:00January 29th, 2014|Beauty, Fashion|

We've basically been stuck in our house since January 1st, and aside from the uncontrollable sobbing and eye twitching, it's been amazing. I'm like Sissy Spacek in Blast From The Past. There's been constant rainbow looming, online shopping, minor home renovations, and it's also cleared the way for  a couple "me" projects. Bought a new [...]

MUST HAVE: DIY Vintage Hoodie

By |2017-06-14T11:54:57-04:00January 23rd, 2014|DIY, Fashion|

I don't know about you, but I hate to have things all up on my neck. On top of that, I have a large chest, so high necklines- on top of choking me- are really unflattering. Plus I like my sweatshirts with cleavage. I'll own that. So, I have come up with a solution to [...]

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The Muse Project

By |2017-06-14T11:55:26-04:00January 14th, 2014|Body, Bras & Panties, Dresses, Fashion|

When you are plus size and have self esteem issues, it's not uncommon to hate January 1st. Once I eventually got past the dread of imminent resolution failure and looming hyper-inadequacy, I tabled New Years as nothing more than the passing of a calendar year. No more resolutions. No more unreachable standards. No more change. [...]

Outfit of the Day: Winter Coat

By |2017-06-14T11:55:52-04:00December 26th, 2013|Fashion, Outerwear, Outfit of the Day|

For a few winter seasons, I've been loving the long winter coat from afar. It looked so pretty, but so did my grandmother when she wore it. So, I put it in the pile of trends that would never come to be for me; harem pants, peplum tops, gladiator sandals... But you know what? After [...]

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