It has been too hot to do much of anything exciting here but I am hopeful the humidity will break soon (ok, it will be another month or more but it doesn't hurt to be hopeful or perhaps in this case it is delusional). If you are experiencing summer where you are I hope you are finding wonderful ways to keep cool.
A heads-up, the blog giveaways on my blog (plusshe) will start up again next month so be sure to keep an eye out for that announcement as it will be truly awesome.
This week on the Large and Lovely site I have added one product review for you.
Have a great week!
Igigi by Yuliya Raquel Dress Review - Four years ago I had the opportunity to review a dress from Igigi and found it to be one of the most comfortable and well made dresses I have ever worn. This summer I was approached to review their Jacqueline Dress.... Read article
Taking Away Fat Kids - The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a "commentary" by Lindsey Murtagh, JD, MPH and David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD titled, State Intervention in Life-Threatening Childhood Obesity where basically it recommends that obese children be taken away from their parents in extreme circumstances.... Read article.
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* How to Keep Cool
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* At what size does plus size start?
"While models are truly important in selling clothing, I still think the entire fashion industry’s focus on them is skewed, and since 99% of the time the plus size clothing industry uses the wrong models (those who are at largest a size 10-12, which is most certainly not an actual plus size on most women) forcing a change in models for the mainstream population may or may not help." From Diane (Fat Chic)
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