Shopping Hits and Misses: Madewell, Boden, Ellos, J. Crew, Amazon
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Shopping Hits and Misses: Madewell, Boden, Ellos, J. Crew, Amazon

I told you there’d be a lot of these hits and misses! I haven’t even lost 20 pounds since I started working out at the beginning of December, but with the increase in muscle most of my clothes are fitting weird or not fitting at all. My stomach is flatter,…

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Summer Style Essentials for the Beach and Pool
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Summer Style Essentials for the Beach and Pool

It’s hot out, and the best way to beat the heat is heading to the local pool or beach. However, when you don’t feel confident about your figure this may not sound like the most enjoyable adventure. First things first, no one is scrutinizing your body like you do. Second,…

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Rehoboth Beach Girls’ Getaway Weekend Recap
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Rehoboth Beach Girls’ Getaway Weekend Recap

For over a decade, my mom, sister, and I have been getting together for a long weekend to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Once Emerson came on the scene, she joined us on this girls’ getaway. This is often the only time we see the Atlantic Ocean all summer; I’ve always loved…

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Swimsuit Review: More Suits for a Large Bust and Soft Belly
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Swimsuit Review: More Suits for a Large Bust and Soft Belly

In the last swimsuit review post I ended seeming as though I didn’t find anything good. And then last weekend we took a trip to Rehoboth Beach and I knew I’d be spending time in an indoor pool and I was still without a suit so I kept the green…

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Swimsuit Review: Looking to Flatter my Large Bust and Soft Curves
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Swimsuit Review: Looking to Flatter my Large Bust and Soft Curves

It’s the time of year for buying swimsuits. Last year I decided to make do with what I had – my Lands’ End paisley bikini and a turquoise halter one-piece that was gifted to me eons ago that is showing its wear. Bad move, Allie. While the bikini wasn’t bad,…

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Ask Allie: Plus Size Tall Retailers
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Ask Allie: Plus Size Tall Retailers

It is becoming easier to find stylish clothes in tall sizes and in plus sizes but hard to find garments that are both. Don’t the manufacturers realize a person can be both tall and fat? I find the perfect office trousers in a plus size but then they aren’t long…

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Fun in the Sun, No Matter Your Shape
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Fun in the Sun, No Matter Your Shape

When I swimsuit shopped for our Costa Rican honeymoon in 2004, I decided to go bold and leave my all-black swimsuit routine. I got a bright red halter tankini from J. Crew and felt terribly sassy… that was until I got back the pictures from that trip and realized the…

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Ask Allie: Week at the Shore with his Parents
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Ask Allie: Week at the Shore with his Parents

Dear Allie, my boyfriend invited me to spend a week at the shore with his family at their beach house. I’ve met them before, but I’m nervous with what to wear when on the beach and at the pool. I’m comfortable in a bikini, but I don’t want to look…

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