Lane Bryant: From Everyday to Lingerie, Plus Special Offer and Giveaway – Closed

This year has brought a lot of changes, and one of the biggest is my sense of style. When it came to my wardrobe, I'd been stuck in the same snooze-worthy rut all my life. 2012 has been a breakout year for me, mainly because I fell in love with sparkles. So, what better way to end the year than a trip to the local Lane Bryant store to find a sparkly holiday look that fit my active mommy lifestyle? I literally circled the store for an hour, admiring EVERYTHING. I even snapped this picture of some must-have booties as a hint to the Brockerclaus that mama expects would like to find them under … [Read more...]

Elegant Summer: Modest Clothing Doesn’t Mean Matronly Clothing

I've gone through several stages of summer style in my 30+ years. Some have been good...others...erm...not so flattering. Now that I'm gaining a little wisdom and self-awareness, I've realized that my main mistake was that I wasn't dressing for myself. I was either trying to be trendy...with no real idea of what that was...or blend in with the people that I was hanging out with...regardless of the difference in our body types. One of the best parts of being in my thirties is not being bound by outside influence. I'm free to dress the way that I want without carrying the burden of trying to … [Read more...]

Angel Devil Plus Size Costume Review

It may only be March, but I'm already thinking ahead to the holidays, and for me, the season begins with Halloween. The crisp autumn air. The beautiful changing leaves. The spooky movies. Tricking. Treating. I can honestly say, I look forward to it more than my kids...hence the early start. I LOVE Halloween and everything about it. Well, almost everything. For curvier women, one of the hardest things about Halloween is finding a decent costume. Some regular department stores carry them, but the selection is always small and the costumes are either too revealing for a mom or their ideas … [Read more...]