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Thanksgiving Dressing

By |2017-06-14T11:57:57-04:00November 22nd, 2013|Dresses, Every Day, Fashion, Jeans, Shoes|

Over the river and through the woods... It's almost Thanksgiving, and if was up to me, the only requirement would be a hair tie and my eating sweats, but in my house, it's a holiday that requires a touch of decorum, and an underwire bra. I mean, we're rarely fancy, but I like to eat warm [...]

Dream the Impossible Dream. Shorts.

By |2017-06-14T11:59:43-04:00November 5th, 2013|Body, Fashion, Shorts|

There comes a point in your life when you feel comfortable with your thighs rubbing together in hot, public places. I am not at that exit yet. I'm on the exit ramp, off to the side, where the truckers park to sleep. I'm not talking about mentally comfortable. In fact, after 20 hours in a [...]

Halloween 2013

By |2017-06-14T12:00:45-04:00October 31st, 2013|Costume, DIY, Fashion, Parenting|

La la laaaa la la.  We didn't have our big Halloween bash this year. I've been injured and in a foul mood about it, plus we're leaving for Florida tomorrow, so things just got a little too busy to properly plan a soiree. Unfortunately, that also means that I didn't have anywhere to don a [...]

If These Spanx Could Talk

By |2017-06-14T12:01:26-04:00October 2nd, 2013|Body, Bras & Panties, Fashion, Womanhood|

We spent last weekend at a wedding for one of Andy's college friends, and it was one of those situations where he was in the wedding, but I was not, and that's fine. Seriously. The less I need longline strapless bras in my life, the better. They always start off okay, but by hour three, [...]

Monday Morning Makeovers

By |2013-09-30T08:47:38-04:00September 30th, 2013|Curvy Girl Makeover Project, Fashion|

It's that time again... time for the unveiling of another Curvy Girl Makeover! This time I headed West to the Emerald City, and I had a positively delightful time with Curvy Girl, Tamara. Click here to check out the results!

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The Mexican Dress

By |2017-06-14T16:22:14-04:00September 15th, 2013|Dresses, Fashion, Outfit of the Day, Travel|

While in Mexico, I fell in love with the gorgeous hand embroidered dresses the Mayan women were selling in their shops. I annoyed all my friends as I ducked into every roadside store digging through piles and piles of fabric, trying to find the perfect dress, my obsession being the sole thing between them and a [...]

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Back to School… For Us All

By |2013-08-15T09:19:31-04:00August 15th, 2013|Fashion, Parenting|

Thus begins the ritual of starting off the new school year with pretty clothes that aren't quite faded yet, bookbags free of the mid-year foot smell and goldfish crumbs, and legitimately clean and styled hair. Because what else do I have to do at 6am? Certainly not body slam three kids into the bed so [...]

I Only Rap Caucasinally

By |2017-06-14T12:05:25-04:00August 14th, 2013|Fashion, Home, Humor, I Read Books, Trends|

I'm working on a bit of a creative project this week, which usually means stress. Something I do not deal with well and usually translates to scenarios like... Brittany eats all the food. Brittany stays up all night writing a Jerry Maguire manifesto. Brittany googles religious cults. Brittany cuts her own bangs.  But I figured [...]

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Accessory Addiction with Rivet & Sway

By |2017-06-14T12:06:27-04:00July 18th, 2013|Accessories, Fashion, Youtube|

Hello. My name is Brittany. I'm a size 14/16 (18 after Chipotle). I'm addicted to skinny jeans and accessories. And glasses. Super. Adorable. Glasses. And I'm showing absolutely no remorse. This week we have the fabulous Ritzy, stylist from eyeglass powerhouse Rivet & Sway, on hand with a panel of fellow fashion addicts to talk [...]

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