BIG Tune!

  I Absolutely Love Meghan Trainor’s voice!  Her 4-track album is terrific.  But, my heart belongs to this catching tune “All About That Bass“.   If you’re looking to add this BIG Tune to your karaoke repertoire, like I am 😉 ….here are the lyrics: Because you know I’m all about that bass ‘Bout that…

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Last month I was nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  Thank you so much Jacquie, founder & curator of the Toronto Vintage Society,  for the kudos and recognition friend.  I’m oh-so thrilled to know that the wee space I’ve carved out for myself in the blogosphere is actually being read, let alone being deemed…

Do You Know Your Measurements?

I’ve recently been shopping with a couple of slender, vintage loving ladies in my life – both of whom have mad sewing abilities, who come armed with tape measure whenever they are hunting for fabulous vintage finds.  Both of these lovelies are avid online clothing shoppers as well.  The key thing I noticed with both…

A Tribute to The Berto

Most days I carry on living my life as normal… I get up and get dressed, go to work, blog, shop, swing dance, meet people, etc.   On the outside I look just fine. But I am not fine.  Sigh…  I am heartbroken. It’s been two weeks.  Two weeks since the only constant in my…

Speed Dating with 25Dates.com

So, if you’re a 30-something who’s looking to meet a good guy to date before (hopefully) finding one to call your ‘boyfriend’ …. how does one find HIM?  Dating is tough.  Dating after divorce, tougher.  Dating as a petite plus sized beauty, even tougher.  (Click here to link to a clip from Louie to see…

Gussied Up & Tess Munster!

Gussied Up, a plus size clothing boutique owned by the lovely Victoria McGroarty, celebrated the store’s 3rd anniversary this weekend – with a Meet & Greet with Miss Tess Munster!   This delightful Bathurst boutique has classic pieces and Canadian designs in sizes X-3X.  With versatile pieces like day-to-evening dresses, casual blazers, leggings and cute but practical undergarments.…

Jumpsuits & Rompers

I’ve come along way with accepting my body as it is.  I don’t follow a set of  ‘large lady clothing rules”, per say.   One should wear what they want, because they want to.  Because THEY like it and feel good in it. But, I’m  still  mindful of what cuts, fabrics and styles are the most…