They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Honestly though, it's hard to FEEL beautiful in a world where everything around you is yelling what is beautiful and what is not. How can we compete with a set of rules that tell us that thin is beautiful... perfection is beautiful... polished is… Continue reading What Makes You Beautiful
Two years ago today, Forty Fat and Fabulous was launched! What once felt like an absurd idea... a thing my friends kept encouraging me to do, but I was quite terrified to begin... has become a passionate source of pride. I mean, may never have national recognition or followers in the thousands, but this little… Continue reading Here’s to Two Years!
Sleep is a wonderful thing, isn't it? I mean, I love taking a nap, but nothing beats curling up in bed at the end of a long day. One of the best ways we can take care of ourselves is to ensure that we get restful, and renewing, sleep each night. But, finding the perfect… Continue reading Trying New Things: Big Fig Mattress
If you have been reading my blog for a while, then you definitely know two big things about me. One, I love clothes! I have literally broken a closet (or a few) with the amount dresses, shirts, and pants I hang inside. (I'm only a little ashamed of that.) And two, I am a Plus… Continue reading Things Plus Size Women Wish Retailers Knew
Hi everyone! I know I have gained new readers on my blog since I started the page in spring 2019. Some of you are my family and friends that encouraged me to be here. Others are strangers who have found me through social media connections. In either case, I'm glad you're here. I thought it… Continue reading The Accidental Blogger