My Latest Review

The wrap around infinity top from Igigi in Emerald is $62.

Emerald Infinity Tunic Review

Igigi sent me the Luella Plus Size Infinity Tunic in Emerald for review. Last weekend I decided to wear it on our day trip to Watertown, NY. We spent the day driving, shopping, and eating at the Olive Garden. The day started off late, I might have accidentally slept in, I admit to nothing. It wasn't really cold as far as the weather goes, not spring but comfortable with periods of rain and wind throughout the day. I wore a wool peacoat but was able to tolerate the weather for a few outside … [Read More...]

Let’s Take a Dip!

My picks for cute sport swimwear by Aquabelle from Swimsuits for All.

Cute Sport Swimwear

If you are looking for cute sport swimwear at a reasonable price Swimsuits for All has some really nice ones all in the $56 (and under) range that are chlorine resistant. Sport swimwear these days is not just black or navy (although those are still an option). There are color blocking options: The swimsuits with a black base are $42 and the red one is on sale for $28. There are print … [Read More...]

What’s On Top

This grey graphic tee also comes in lavender.

Everyday Graphic Tee

If you have followed this blog for any length of time then you know that when it comes to graphic tees Threadless is my go to shop. But it has been less and less over the years because they stopped carrying 3x and the 2x is usually limited … [Read More...]

My favorite plus size peplum tops from Igigi.

The Peplum Top

You have probably figured it out that peplum is not going away anytime soon. I can't say that I am disappointed especially when I see cute plus size peplum tops like the Florence ones from Igigi. This top comes in two different fabrics, my … [Read More...]

Plus Size Lingerie

Plus size shortlettes to protect the thighs from chub rub.

Plus Size Shortlettes Underwear

Another alternative to thigh rub is Under Summers. They offer pretty bicycle style short underwear in pretty fabrics with or without lace accents -- they call them shortlettes (they are not shapewear!) They are pretty reasonably priced too, under $35. There … [Read More...]

The plus size sexy chemise styles from Hips & Curves.

The Sexy Chemise

Sexy does not have to be over the top. It can be elegantly simple. While Hips & Curves has items with the main focus of exposing your derriere they also have items for those of us who are more reserved. Case in point, the sexy chemise which come in a … [Read More...]

Bottoms Up!

A selection of plus size leggings from Etsy.

Unique Leggings

If you have wanted to try a pair of unique leggings check out Kalypso Blue, an online Etsy shop with unique printed leggings up to a size 2x. They have over 20 different prints/styles to choose from. … [Read More...]

Toe Tapping Fashion

Cute felted slippers from Simplicity of Felt, and Etsy shop.

Felted Slippers

"OMG!" That is the first thing I said when I saw these adorable felted cat slippers (for adults) at Simplicity of Felt (Etsy). They were cute enough to draw me into their shop to see even more cuteness with bunnies and mice and owls. Cuteness aside they … [Read More...]

Plus Size Dresses

My three suggestions for plus size date night dresses.

The Date Night Dress

Are you still looking for a "perfect" date night dress? Kiyonna has dresses that will turn heads whether it is your weekly date night or something extra special like Valentine's Day. They have a … [Read More...]

Nail Fun

My nails decorated with Julep's dusty rose frost called Lois. A lovely neutral color for every day.

Neutral with Sparkle

I do not get particularly excited about neutral colors so when my Julep's Lois arrived in my Mystery Box I put it aside as a, "someday I will get … [Read More...]

The Curvy Shopper

Rebecca is a size 26 blogger from the Plus Side of Me.

The Curvy Shopper — Rebecca

Rebecca -- The Plus Side of Me During the day, Rebecca is a Composition and Rhetoric Instructor / Writing Instructor in North Carolina, USA. She belongs to a select few of successful size 26/28 … [Read More...]

What’s on the Outside?

My review of Jessica London's wool blend peacoat in ruby.

Jessica London Pea Coat

Jessica London sent me a wool-blend pea coat in ruby a few weeks ago to review on This pea coat comes in five other colors and houndstooth pattern in sizes 12 to 32 for $160 to $170 (currently on sale for 33% off). I had a nice … [Read More...]

I like this black wrap coat from Yoek.

The Black Wrap Coat

If you are looking for something a little different and on the black side, then Yoek has a wrap over jacket that looks like it would be great for hiding those ugly Christmas sweaters. It has an interesting triangular shape that looks like … [Read More...]