General Life

#CoutureForEverybody: PUG in the Big Apple

When Pinup Girl Clothing announced a few weeks ago that they would be hosting a series of meetups and events in New York City during Fashion Week, my entire social lineup came to a screeching halt. It was very much a STOP THE PRESSESย moment, and nothing short of tragedy was going to make me miss… Continue reading #CoutureForEverybody: PUG in the Big Apple

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Feminism, General Life, Uncategorized

Stop The Hate: A Discussion on Girl-Hate in Popular Music

So there I was. In the bathroom, up-close-and-personal with the mirror and a mascara wand (mascara face and all), jammin' out to some dance tunes on Spotify and putting on my face for the day. Just minding my own business, when it hit me like a ton of bricks: the amount of woman-against-woman hate in… Continue reading Stop The Hate: A Discussion on Girl-Hate in Popular Music

Feminism, General Life, Queer Folk

The “New” Normal

You should have seen her face. You should have seen her face when I leaned in for that kiss. Panic. Fear. Involuntarily, her whole body shifted as far away from mine as she could get within the confines of the tiny red car that she drives. She didn't say anything at first, but her actions… Continue reading The “New” Normal

Feminism, General Life, Queer Folk

An Open Letter

Unless you've just now crawled out from the cave you've been hiding in for a few weeks, you've probably heard that recently, the United States Supreme Court has ruled both Section 3 of the Defense Of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 as unconstitutional. As a member of the LGBT community, I am rejoicing in… Continue reading An Open Letter

Body Image, Feminism, General Life, Queer Folk

I Want To See You Be Brave

Sara Bareilles just released a new song and video from her upcoming album, entitled "Brave". It encourages the listener to be brave, speak up for what they believe in, and to not let fear control their lives. (I think this is awesome. Ten thousand brownie points for Sara Bareilles!) As I was driving to work,… Continue reading I Want To See You Be Brave

Body Image, Feminism, General Life

“You Would Be So Pretty If…”

We've all heard it. "You would be so pretty if..." "...you just smiled." "...you lost some weight." "...you changed your hair." "...you changed your clothes." When I was 18, I had a dentist tell me that I would be "so pretty" and "attract so many boys" if only I just got braces to take care… Continue reading “You Would Be So Pretty If…”

Body Image, Feminism, General Life

To Wear, or Not To Wear? (A Discussion On Modesty)

The internet has been buzzing recently, and it's all about modesty. image from Squidoo.com First it was The Modesty Panel: a fascinating look at the different perspectives on modesty from various body image/bra fitting bloggers from around the world. Then, the web erupted when the news of Sarah Minder hit. (For those of you who… Continue reading To Wear, or Not To Wear? (A Discussion On Modesty)

Bra Fitting, General Life

“Tell Me A Story”

Currently, I'm sat in a hotel room in Dover, Delaware. My girlfriend is off doing Air Force-y things for the Air Force, and I am alone. The television is turned to some show I'm not actually watching, and I've just hit "confirm" on a bra order at Nordstrom.com. (Freya Ashlee for 24$ with my 20$… Continue reading “Tell Me A Story”

Body Image, General Life, Lust-Haves, Product Reviews

Lingerie Lust List

It's been a long time, readers, but I'm back with a vengence! Those two adorable, sweet, amazing little germ factories that I call my daily grind got me viciously sick, and I was laid out for quite some time. BUT! Now that I have regained the ability to breathe out of my nose (what a… Continue reading Lingerie Lust List