Fat Girl at Heart: Sneaky Snacks

Fat Girl at Heart: Sneaky Snacks

It’s a new year and many of us set nutritional goals as a means to shed those extra pounds stubbornly hanging around after the holidays. Let me share with you an article I wrote about some “Sneaky Snacks” that may …

Fat Girl at Heart: Christmas Vacation

Fat Girl at Heart: Christmas Vacation

Every Christmas season since I was a child, my family and I would watch Christmas Vacation together. It made my dad snicker and mom snort. My brother would belly laugh so loud that it was contagious.

As a young girl, …

Fat Girl at Heart: Building Rome – Part II

Fat Girl at Heart: Building Rome – Part II

My kitchen reconditioning has been cathartic. It has breathed new life into me. I sit atop of the crest where every delicious thing that I have ever dreamt of is within my reach.

And I have achieved this balance by …

Fat Girl at Heart: Building Rome – Part 1

Fat Girl at Heart: Building Rome – Part 1

Colosseum_in_Rome,_Italy_-_April_2007I am the ultimate Libra who strives for balance. Only my pendulum swings severely in one direction only to swing back beyond the other side. I am an unbalanced balancer. I’ve never been able to gently sway between the two

Fat Girl at Heart: My Year as an Owl

Fat Girl at Heart: My Year as an Owl

L0Tdwp4a4Two4cyHyejr3ptQvoc72Qzt_FWnOCkN9w-2w9vhqbhgcvq1ya1ck737kMy year as an Owl.

Immediately following high school graduation, there are a lot of questions. The most pressing inquiry to me was that which came from my peers and the parents of all of my graduating classmates; “Where are …

Fat Girl at Heart: Being Budget Beautiful

Fat Girl at Heart: Being Budget Beautiful

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABeauty products will always be an important expense that we cannot pluck from our lives completely. Lets look at some ways that we can prolong the life of our favorite products in order to keep our wallets a little fatter. …

Fat Girl at Heart: Bullseye Binging and Purging

Fat Girl at Heart: Bullseye Binging and Purging

images-1Bullseye Binging:  The act of buying multiple extraneous items to facilitate that garden party that you will never, ever throw, when you went in with the sole intent to, for once, stick to your list and buy only …

Fat Girl at Heart: Purple Crayons Smoke the Best – Part I

Fat Girl at Heart: Purple Crayons Smoke the Best – Part I

My love affair with cigarettes began at age six.

In the mid-eighties, I lived in a ‘70s-style contemporary rental home.  It had a severe sloped roof, rough cedar board siding, dookie brown shag carpet, and a fixed wooden ladder that …