Bra Fitting

What Katie Did(n’t) – (What Katie Did Cabaret Torsolette Review)

Last August, I was lucky enough to be chosen as a winner in Undercover Lingerista's 1-Year Bloggiversary contest. After much squealing and delight, my four prizes were picked, and little by little, three of them showed up at my house. After a few months of waiting (...sometimes post from the UK to the US is… Continue reading What Katie Did(n’t) – (What Katie Did Cabaret Torsolette Review)

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Bra Fitting, Broke Girl Reviews

Broke Girl Reviews- “Rosa” by Panache

I am a broke girl. It's a vicious cycle, really. I have a shopping habit. I have actually worn bits of the electronic swipe on my debit card away. I have a drawer full of lingerie and a closet full of dresses to prove it to you all. Some argue that I need rehab. The… Continue reading Broke Girl Reviews- “Rosa” by Panache

Body Image, Feminism, Nanny Diaries

Let’s Hear It For The Girls

As I write this, seven month old Emma is passed out in my arms. Each time my hands move across the keyboard, her body jiggles a little from the motion. She doesn't seem to mind, though. She seems comfortable. Across the room, her three-year-old sister Hannah is cuddled against her pillows on the couch, taking… Continue reading Let’s Hear It For The Girls

Body Image, Queer Folk

Expanding On “Real”

I recently ranted quite a bit about the concept of "Real Women". It quickly became one of my most-viewed posts, and after it hit the fan, it got me to thinking. You see, if you've been following my blog, you'll know that I'm a lesbian. A member of the LGBT community, if you will. And… Continue reading Expanding On “Real”

Body Image

My Rage About “Real Women”

On Friday morning, a former high-school classmate and Facebook friend shared a photo from ABC 7 Chicago's page. It was an H&M ad, that featured a size 12 model wearing a bikini. "The average size of American women is 12-14. Now clothing retailer H&M is making waves with their recent swimsuit ads featuring a plus-sized… Continue reading My Rage About “Real Women”

Queer Folk

“I Do!” (Not Tolerate Bigots)

Marriage Equality For me, the subject of Marriage Equality is a hot-button issue. Maybe I missed the window for this discussion, and it's not "hip" anymore to change your profile picture to a little red "=" and talk about how all human beings deserve equal rights. Regardless, that was then and this is now, and… Continue reading “I Do!” (Not Tolerate Bigots)