Other Stuff

Here’s to Two Years!

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!


Another One Bites The Dust

Where have all of Loft's Plus Size clothes gone? For the last four years, Loft has been my go-to store for affordable, stylish, age-appropriate work clothing. I had the privilege of being part of their in-store Plus Size launch. Since then, I have spent plenty of dollars in the store and encouraged MANY people to… Continue reading Another One Bites The Dust

Other Stuff

$100 A’Beautiful Soul Gift Card Giveaway

Hello readers... Happy Valentine’s Day. Or should I say, Galentine’s Day?! I’ve paired with A’Beautiful Soul for a fabulous Galentine’s Giveaway. In honor of the holiday, celebrating our best gal pals, I am giving away a $100 digital gift card to be used online or in store. A’Beautiful Soul offers the latest boho chic styles… Continue reading $100 A’Beautiful Soul Gift Card Giveaway

Fashion, Fat Fitness

Searching For The Perfect Fitness Fit (Part 1)

Ahhh, January... 'tis the season for resolution making and goal setting. I may not be a gym rat, but I do enjoy getting out and moving my body for fun. This is the perfect time of year to recommit to healthier habits and intentional self care. Retailers everywhere are ready and willing to take our… Continue reading Searching For The Perfect Fitness Fit (Part 1)


Things Plus Size Women Wish Retailers Knew

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