Gwynnie Bee – one month in…

One month into the Gwynnie Bee experiment and I’m hooked. My first dress was a major hit, and on it went through eight items with only two that I wasn’t 100% thrilled with and one slight problem – but Gwynnie Bee showed amazing customer service, more on that later. GB’s turnaround time is amazing. I…

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A tale of mommy shoes…

Every now and then, you find something that makes you go “huh?” In my reading list I came across a blog post from a (presumably) younger-than-I mother of toddlers that looked interesting. It was about shoes. Hey, my ears perked up, what can I say? We all know me and my ever so slight shoe obsession.…

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An open letter to women’s clothing designers… Rant On!

Dear clothing designers, In my life, I have been everything from really thin to the border of really big (I never quite crossed into that territory). Along the way, I’ve had friends of various sizes and almost all of them had the same complaint.  It seems that most women’s clothing is designed for pre-pubescent hips…

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A story on shopping in the city… for pantyhose

So our recent move into the city has necessitated finding new shopping haunts. Some of it has been easy – like groceries, thanks to the Farmer’s Market. And some has been not so easy – like pantyhose. Seriously, think about it. Where do you buy pantyhose in the city? It has to be said, I’m…

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Confessions of a Born-Again Fashionista

So, I totally understand that life changes means changing  your style – but holy crap! Would someone please tell me why, in today’s world, would a beautiful, shapely woman in her mid-forties dress herself like a dowdy grandma? After two days of being snowed in, I turned on the TV for some background noise while…

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Do these jeans make my butt look fat?

No, honey, your butt is just fat, it’s not the jeans, trust me! No woman in her right mind should ever ask her man that question. And no man who values his masculinity would ever give that answer. I never ask, and my honey never answers. I know I need to lose a few –…

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