Disarming Questions

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My Affair With The Devil

The Devil Wears Prada is one of those movies I can watch over and over, back to back. I can’t even count the ways I love this movie, but I’ll try. It’s so lovably catty, superficial while being kind of significant, and endlessly quotable. It also offers a few life lessons I think we can […]

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MAC Spring Makeup Collections Part Deux

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The Painted Lady

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Basically Yours

I’m not one to do basic anything. But there are a few things I think every fatshionista should have in her wardrobe just to make things easier. These pieces don’t have to be boring; in fact there are multiple styles of each piece you can choose to make them yours. Here’s a rundown of my […]

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Be Your Own Fashion “Editor”

Editing your wardrobe is one of the most liberating things you can do. Whether you’re updating your look, getting rid of clothes that are too big (or small), or reflecting a change in your persona, you need to get in there and make sure that you truly love all the clothes you own. There’s no […]

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Shopping Bloopers And Practical Jokes

Much love to Gabi of Young Fat & Fabulous. I walked my ass down to the H&M in Old Pasadena at lunch on Monday and bought the beige dress with black beading and sequins on the shoulders featured in this post. I am totally in love with it. The first day I wore it I […]

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Countdown To 30

So in 11 days I’ll turn 30. Earlier in my existence, I had a lot of lofty goals regarding what I would be doing with my life by this point in time. Right now I’ll be happy just reaching 30 period given what my prognosis was early on in my struggle with bipolar. I’m still […]

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Who Polices The Fashion Police?

[First posted on I Fry Mine In Butter] I unfortunately watched almost the entire episode of the 2010 Oscars edition of E! Fashion Police while trying to enjoy a couple of Twinkies for breakfast. I’ve never understood why it appears to fall to B-list celebrities to offer criticism regarding A-list celebrities’ fashion choices. Do I […]

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I Keep It Simple, Stupid Skincare Hustler

Over the years of living with my particular quirky skin, I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t work. As a teenager I had a kind-of-serious acne problem, which required dermatological intervention, like Accutane, Tazorac and other “nuclear option” type treatments. They worked for a while, but would soon stop working so I jumped from miracle […]

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