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A Plus Size Girl Shopping at Old Navy

Many of us remember a time when Old Navy carried extended sizes. They had size 24 jeans, they had size 3X tops and it was awesome! In high school and college, Old Navy was the one store I felt I could walk into with my skinny friends and be “just like everyone else”, ya know? Anyway, all of that ended when Old Navy announced that it would no longer carry anything in the store above a XXL and the phantom size 20 pair of jeans. Any clothing in sizes larger than that would be sold online only. My Plus Size Princesses have been salty ever since and rightfully so. But here’s a fun secret: Old Navy sizes run pretty large,…


Plus Size Yoga Essentials!

Yoga is for every body type, which is one of the reasons I love it so much. If you’re thinking about starting yoga or testing out some yoga poses/stretches, it’s importanrt to know that you might need to modify some poses. The cool thing about yoga is that most people need modifications in their practice, so its nothing to be shy about. If you’re curious about doing yoga, I want you to have an awesome experience, so I’ve made a quick list of plus size yoga essentials. These are things that have helped my body as I learned to be a curvy yogi! 1/2 Inch thick Yoga Mat   Yoga Blocks   Workout Gloves Yoga Strap   Also, don’t forget to…


Plus Size Shopping at Charlotte Russe | Dressing Room Confidential

It’s so weird that some of the stores I was too fat to shop in back in the day are now launching plus size sections! I can remember following my skinny friends into charlotte russe and hanging out near the earrings while they grabbed cute trendy jeans and dresses. Now, Charlotte Russe plus size is here. I filmed a quick dressing room confidential inside a Charlotte Russe store in California. They have some other cute plus size clothing items on their website. Subscribe to my YouTube channel here

Bows & Flares

I feel like it took me a long time to embrace “skinny” jeans and now flared jeans are back in style! So I bought a pair and took them for a spin around the west village.   Thanks, Ms. Lydia Hudgens for the photo snaps Jeans: Here | Top: Here | Shoes: Open Toe Version Here | Bag: Here There’s something about jeans with a wide or flared leg in a dark wash that will always feel classic to me. What do you think?

My New Obsession: Mini Purses

I’ve had a nice assortment of clutches for a long time, but over the past few months I’ve kept them in the closet because I’m constantly carrying a mini purse. A mini purse is more versatile than a clutch because the full length strap allows you to wear it on your shoulder, cross body or just to carry it in your hand. This Ralph Lauren mini purse has my initials on it, so its extra special to me. Similar Here The long strap on a mini bag also makes it appropriate to carry during the day and at night. Last night I threw my keys, lip gloss and some cash into my Kate Spade mini purse and ran to the gym. I…


Plus Size Workout Video: “Body Party” Leg Workout

Usually my plus size workout videos are mostly cardio, but this time I decided to make something different for you. I always blush when you girls compliment my legs. My grandmother was known for her legs, so I’ll give props to genetics, but I maintain what my granny gave me with my #PSPfit workouts. I love a good leg workout, so I made a one song workout for us that’s all legs! I do these moves on the subway, in line at the grocery store, while I’m washing dishes… whenever! If you like this workout and want to use it, I’ll send you a free version that you can download and add to your workout video collections. Get it below… Leggings: Here | Top:…


Saturday Sales 11.15.14

On weekends, I like to share sales on my facebook page, Here are my favorite sales for this weekend… Eloquii Up to 50% off with code XOQ JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. ASOS Enter Code 10OFF100, 25OFF150 or 40OFF200 to save $10 off $100, $25 off $150 or $40 off $200. JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Bloomingdales 20% Off with Code HOLIDAY JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Rebecca Minkoff Bags 20% off with code HOLIDAY JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content.

How I Learned To Escape The Friend Zone

For a while, I assumed that guys put me in the friend zone because they didn’t want to date a plus size princess. But, really, I think it was my own insecurity that was the problem. By holding myself back instead of going after what I wanted, I was the one guilty of putting myself in the friend zone. In fact, somewhat recently, I realized that many of the guys I’ve had crushes on would totally have dated me, but since I gave the impression that I wasn’t interested, they followed my lead and dropped pursuit. When I was 13, I spent every night talking on the phone with a cute, ginger-haired boy named Kevin. I wanted him to be…


Is Online Dating Different For Plus-Size Women?

I always say that dating as a plus-size girl can be…different. Oftentimes, it’s downright frustrating, especially when I compare my dating life to that of my thinner friends (read more about that here). Going out to bars and clubs can make a big girl feel invisible. So, for me, online dating was a good way to meet guys without pressure.One night, my roommate made a Moscato-fueled decision to join the newest trendy site just to see what would happened. I like having multiple dating accounts, so when she asked me to sign up with her, I happily agreed. We set up our profiles, added a few quirky one-liners for good measure, uploaded photos, and went to bed. The next morning my tall, thin,…