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...]

Plus Size Fashion: Are You Truly Marketing to the Curvy Crowd?

I've struggled with my weight all my life. When I was in high school, I wore a size 14-16. Most of my friends wore a size six. We'd go shopping, as girls in high school do, and I'd be jealous of the racks and racks of choices they had and embarrassed about hanging out in the women's section. Now that I'm older and wiser, I'm not embarrassed. I'm working on losing weight for health reasons, but I'm comfortable in my skin. Still, shopping isn't very fun. Selections are limited for bigger gals in my area and while there are several shops that sell plus size fashion merchandise, they're … [Read more...]