Tag: plus size

My Red Carpet Look with JCPenney

My Red Carpet Look with JCPenney

I flew out to Miami to experience Hispanicize and the 2017 TECLA Awards. What was waiting for me? A glamorous afternoon of being styled for the Tecla’s, complete with hair and makeup did at JCPenney. For this mama who spends most of her days in front of a computer wearing joggers, slides and a bun, this was way out of my comfort zone.

Fat girl musings: Girl, where is your waist?

Fat girl musings: Girl, where is your waist?

We were having dinner with friends the other night when my girlfriend eyed the cute romper I was wearing and said this to me,” You don’t have a big stomach. Your waist is small. You’re so lucky! I always get…

The best shaper I’ve ever owned

Image source: Macy’s The truth of the matter is, my thighs and backside haven’t gotten into a dress without first pulling on some sort of shaper since 1995. I’m just like Dolly Parton’s character in Steel Magnolias when she says,…