Plus 40 Fabulous: The Holiday Edit

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  So this is the first month of #Plus40Fabulous under new management!  Myself and Cathy are taking up the reigns for a while to give Leah and Mookie a well deserved rest to concentrate on their health and some other projects they have in hand, although they are still both very much part of the group, and will always be the creators of the hashtag.  Do also check out the FB page Cathy and I are also helping with here for future updates. Cathy came[Read more]

#Plus40Fabulous January Edition – Fashion Icons of our Childhood

Welcome to this month’s theme, which was picked by Lee who said: “How about we talk about how our teens/childhood influence our choices in clothes and things today.” I was born in the mid 70’s, so really the 80’s is my time when I started to really know my own mind when it came to fashion.  I can particularly recall my 9th birthday (’83) and I was having a party.  I went shopping for an outfit with my Mum and Nan,[Read more]

Bra Humbug – It's Time to Trade In Your Bra! Simply Be Campaign

I was recently contacted by Simply Be and asked if I wanted to take part in their most recent campaign which, with the time of year, had very aptly called Bra Humbug.  They pointed me in the direction of their most recent blog post, here, and boy, did this ring true with me on so many levels!  So I thought I would take part and talk to you about my bad habits when it comes to my bras! I would[Read more]

Plus 40 Fabulous – An Introduction

I am plus size, over 40 and pretty goddamn fabulous, if you ask me!  There are many of us out there, over that dreaded age threshold, where you are expected to fade to beige and disappear into the background because we are now deemed past our sell by date….. But there are also many of us who will refuse to do any of this, me included if you hadn’t already noticed, and we should not be dismissed, and pushed aside.  This[Read more]

Outfit August 2015 – Days 6 to 15

I have been major slacking here on the blog, but hopefully you have been keeping a track on the other social media platforms I lurk around, but fear not if you haven’t, here is a re-cap on Outfit August 2015 challenge days 6 to 15! DAY 6 Dress –  Previous Season from Modcloth Shoes – eBay, similar here DAY 7 T-Shirt – Previous Season from Yours Clothing Jeans – Ultra Skinny Jeans in Petite from Evans Shoes – Old from Tesco[Read more]