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Getting Dressed After Weight Gain

I Will NOT Be Doomed to Elastic Waist Bands Forever!

I used to run. I needed a solid 5k at least every week, plus regular miles in between. 592 more words

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How To Not Look Ugly in an Ugly Christmas Sweater

The increasing popularity of Ugly Christmas Sweaters and the party that goes along with it, is something I can get behind. In college, my group of girlfriends had an annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party in which I wore my “Christmas Dress” (a 3 sizes too big ankle length red dress with a Christmas tree embroidered on the bust) with my festive turtleneck. 170 more words


Squeeze the Day!

If you think you’re too old/too fat/too tired to wear it/do it/enjoy it,  trust me…it’s not going to get any better!    Seize the day, kiddies!    Enjoy what you have now.  109 more words


Accessorizing With Waist Belts

…Or, more like attempting to accessorize with waist belts. For those following me on Facebook – you’ve seen the failed attempts (www.facebook.com/OpenlyBeautiful). So now I’m consulting the “experts” – Pinterest and WikiHow. 207 more words

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Love these colors for accessorizing 💋💄❤️

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I've Got the Whole World in My Hand (and Around My Neck)

I LOVE to decoupage.  My standard line is that if my husband sat still for more than five minutes, I’d decoupage HIM.  Here are some pieces I made for myself, recently. 128 more words