If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you may remember that early on I decided to book a professional photo shoot and share my experience, as well as a few photos, in a post called Phat Photo Shoot. Fast forward a year and some change and I decided it was time for Part Deux. […]

One Year, Y’all! I can’t believe all that has happened since my first post on Faturday Night Live exactly one year ago (read it here if you missed it). To say it has been a fun and crazy ride is quite the understatement. If I had to pick one adjective to describe this first year […]

So THIS is what it feels like to follow your dreams! It’s like frolicking in a field of wild flowers – or in my case, sporting this floral frock which happens to be the very first piece of merchandise for my online store, The Look PLUS! (thelookplus.com ~ coming soon ~ visit the site to […]

If you are a woman reading this, then you understand that it is our prerogative as members of the female sex, to change our mind often and for silly reasons. That is precisely what happened with this blog. The part below (in caps) is the original text that I drafted prior to taking pictures. So […]

Visible Belly Outline. (VBO for short in the plus-size blogger and body positive arena.) For most of my life I have despised my VBO. My stomach has always been my problem area, even when I was an athletic high schooler. Long shirts and loose fitting pants became my best friends, whereas body cons and tight, […]

Remember in Legally Blonde when Elle Woods speaks at graduation? She ends her speech with an enthusiastic (if not somewhat shrill) “we did it”! Well, that’s how I felt Saturday night when I finally ventured out in my pink, lace body con dress. No, it’s not exactly on par with graduating from law school but […]

I wish I could say that I was a fearless fashionista but sadly, that is not the case. Growing up (particularly as a plus-sized girl) there were rules from the start. Don’t wear that – it makes you look like a linebacker. Wear this instead to conceal, hide, trick the eye, etc. That’s too short, […]

Do you ever struggle with feeling like a fraud? I do. In fact, I’m struggling right now. Monday morning, I popped out of bed, went to the gym (pause for appropriate reaction, a.k.a. astonishment) then proceeded to get ready for my work day. I decided on Sunday that I wanted to do a Friday post […]