I spent this past week in Toronto with my husband and family. We've all been social distancing pretty hard core since the beginning of the pandemic and we were all feeling a need for a break. So when his sister suggested this trip, we hopped on it. Traveling was nerve wracking, especially with the strict … Continue reading O, Canada
A couple days before Old Navy made their announcement about launching a full range of plus sizes in store, I had placed an online order. There were a couple of items I wasn't thrilled with and I'm trying to keep my newly cleaned out closet under control. So if I don't love it, I return … Continue reading Retail Reconnaissance
A couple weeks ago, I found out that Ann Taylor Loft is phasing out its plus sized clothing at the end of this year. When they first launched, I bought a lot of work separates--they had the best quality slacks in the game and I gave them rave reviews in my 2019 post about the … Continue reading Dear Loft, You Suck
It's day 10 of quarantine. Okay, "social distancing" or "self-isolation" would be more accurate, but quarantine sounds better. Suffice it to say that "life comes at you fast." Since I last wrote, I had a bittersweet but relaxing Christmas season at home. My in laws were out of the country and I missed my family … Continue reading Life on Lockdown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7n65rVz95Y "Bad Bitch Support Group" on HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show I saw this sketch back when it first aired and it got me thinking. What's so bad about being basic? I admit to being guilty of using the word right up until I realized that maybe I wasn't as bougie as I thought. … Continue reading What’s wrong with basic?
I'm gonna be honest: I'm not a fan of summer. The heat is brutal, and in Houston is coupled with a humidity that means I spend June-September feeling sticky every time I step outside. Kids are everywhere since they're out of school. And it's also peak litigation season. I've been practicing law for five years … Continue reading Happy Fall, Y’all!