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]

Plus 40 Fabulous – April Edition – Skin Care

I’ve been a bit off radar recently as you know, so I have missed a few months of this great monthly group challenge…. However, make sure  you catch up with the other ladies, if you haven’t already. This month Mookie came up with the idea of skincare regime, which is a toughie for me really.  Ever since I was in my 20’s I have dabbled every now and again, bought all the latest products by re-mortgaging my house, carried out the[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]

Survival Tips : The Office Christmas Party – Ft George at Asda*

It’ all a bit Chrimbo overload here at Plus Size Proud HQ, and I am sorry about that (#sorrynotsorry), and today I want to talk to you about surviving the good old office party! I changed companies back in January, so I haven’t experienced the Office Party here as yet, but it is on a Thursday lunchtime, with the option to go on partying after….  So, here are my tips, take note (or not) as you wish: Only stay for lunch[Read more]

Step into Christmas Part 2….. Ft Curv'i'licious Clothing *

Hey there Peeps! These Christmas print swing dresses are all over the place, you will have seen I have already been lucky enough to be sent one to review, but I now have some more, and this is number two of three I have coming up on the blog over the next few days! It is great to find so many retailers now catering for the larger ladies, it gives us much more variety, we don’t need to stress out if[Read more]