Hooray Sweaty Face!


Today was my first day back with J&M Strength and Conditioning since the entire ankle injury from hell. I've had to put workouts on my calendar so I make them a priority - they're non-negotiable and I have to plan accordingly. Anyway, sweaty face picture for you: This is a quick post tonight, but I have an interview today over on Hangry Hippo's blog and she asked some great questions, including: I so appreciate and admire your Continue Reading

Recipe: No Sugar Added Blackberry Cobbler


Friday, I accompanied several members of my husbands family on a fruit-picking mission. It was 102 degrees Fahrenheit, but we set out into the Kentucky country on the hunt for fresh fruit. We ended up at a farm in Casey County where they grow blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries. The heat and drought-like conditions plus being late in fruit season didn't really help our cause, but I ended up getting about 2.5 pounds of blackberries, and Continue Reading

Video: Makeup Tutorial


After the hair tutorial video and my latest makeup post, I had a couple of people ask for a makeup tutorial. I'm no expert, and once again me being long-winded made this 5 minute makeup routine turn into 16 minutes. Watch if you dare, LOL. Products mentioned (highlighted are products I used): MAC Prep + Prime Garnier Skin Renew bb Cream Dr. Jart+ bb Cream (from my last Birchbox) Makeup For Ever Professional Duo Mat NARS blush Continue Reading

Drop Dead Diva Plus Fashion


I LOVE the television show Drop Dead Diva. I LOVE Brooke Elliott, the star who plays Jane Bingum - the former skinny, blonde model Deb who returned to earth in the shell of a plus size attorney. (Seriously, you need to watch it to understand). I love seeing such a smart, successful, plus size woman on television. But I have found myself watching episodes critiquing her outfits. Brooke has a rockin' bod, but I feel that she's not always Continue Reading

I am fat.

I'm a little bit of a mega-fan of YouTube star/singer/songwriter/amazing Meghan Tonjes. I've been known to listen to her Request Tuesday's on repeat and pre-ordered her album in actual CD format. That's major - who the hell uses CD's anymore?! Anyway, as if I couldn't love Meghan any more, she posted this video a few months ago on her secondary YouTube channel (this is what happens when you're SO POPULAR on YouTube. You best believe I Continue Reading