Fashion

Bodequality Is Here!

Shopping can be an exercise in frustration for a Plus Sized person. Yes, there are brands out there that cater to Plus Size customers, (thank goodness for Arula and Torrid), but sometimes, you just want to go shopping with everyone else. It’s just annoying to stand by while everyone else shops... or making everyone wait… Continue reading Bodequality Is Here!

Fandom, Other Stuff

Bounce To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

Have you watched Vivo on Netflix? The latest film from Sony Pictures Animation is a vibrant, sweet, and at times sad (why do cartoons always gotta do that to me?!) tale of a little kinkajou on a journey to deliver an important song from Havana to Miami. Plus, it features an incredible, upbeat score, penned… Continue reading Bounce To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

Fashion

Style Staples: The Denim Jacket

What are the items in your wardrobe that you can't live without? What are the garments that are essential to the essence of YOU? What do you own in multiple silhouettes and colors? What are the icons that everyone looks fantastic in and everyone should own? In my Style Staples series, I hope to convince… Continue reading Style Staples: The Denim Jacket

Book Reviews

Body Positive Book Reviews: If The Shoe Fits

Let's be honest... I want to be a Disney Princess! I'm not sure where a fat, 40-something fits into the canon, but a girl can dream, can't she. For years, Plus Sized characters have been relegated to the Villain and Comedic Side Character categories. Well, hold on to your hats, friends, because Disney's first Plus… Continue reading Body Positive Book Reviews: If The Shoe Fits

Other Stuff, Teaching

Why Am I A Teacher?

Teaching... sigh... what will it be like to teach in 2021? In just two short weeks, I will start my 21st year as a music educator. As a fresh-faced, college graduate, this point in my career seemed to be light years away... but here we are. I'm now one of the "old people" in the… Continue reading Why Am I A Teacher?