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***loving my hot pants!***

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

You ever have one of those feel good days? One of those days when everything is in place and you just feel like a thousand bucks ( a million is a bit excessive)? I am having one of those days. I bought these red slacks at New York and Co. for just $12! They fit like a gem and my butt looks GORG in them!



I am getting so close to Onederland ( I am at 218.6 emoticon ) and I am planning to be there by summertime. I am still not completely content with my body once the clothes come off, but I am loving the way I am feeling with my clothes on. I have been plus-size since I can remember and now I don't know where to shop. Does anyone have any little gems of stores or boutiques that they love? I like to shop online because I like to find different things that everyone won't have. I like glam, girly clothes with structure and a little vintage feel. Well I have to get going. Have a great day Sparklers!
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SARAL72 2/10/2013 11:52AM

    You look fab!!!
I love Marshalls....I find designers style for almost nothing, and they even have a nice selection for larger sizes, but I find more nice things for my girls (00 and 6) but my goal it to be a 14 before next Christmas and do a little shopping spree there for me....online I recently discovered Lands end, sometimes kind of "old fashion" and expensive, but I only buy on sale, they have a few staples I like (linen shirts) and pants can be hemmed to my size for free....plus the quality is amazing. But Target is my favorite for sure, I buy a lot of clearance online, especially those special designer collection when they are 65% off, great quality, amazing price, they always make great gifts.

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DIVAMAMAOFTWO 2/6/2013 5:40PM

    Love the title of your blog...so happy that you are feeling great! Love the color of those pants... may have to pick me some up!! emoticon

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PRETTYPITHY 2/6/2013 5:24PM

    Wow! I wish I looked like that 218 (I didn't) emoticon Super cute pants, I need some more color in my wardrobe! emoticon

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PURPLE180 2/6/2013 5:19PM

    If you don't plan on being in the same size for long (shrinking body) Thrift Stores are pretty awesome...i have recently feel in love with them. I have on a pair of New York & Co. slacks and a Ann Taylor Loft Top right now that I got at the Thrift Store for a total of $9.00 (3.99 top and 4.99 slacks) both of which still had the original sales tags on them. You can find a lot of good deals at Thrift Store you just have to be patient and look through the items to find the hidden gems (name brands for less). Looking good lady and I L-O-V-E the pants.

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STSCOTT11 2/6/2013 4:39PM

    Girl...YOU LOOK FABULOUS...and your energy in your blog is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!
You don't look 200NOTHING. So ONEderland is going to be muy caliente FOR YOU.
Keep up the good work.
OH WHATTA FEELING!!!

And I am glad you asked the shopping Queen where to go...I LOVE TO SHARE:
If you can't find Forever 21 (who has plus sizes too)
Charlotte Russo
Body Central in the mall...they are ONLINE.

Don't buy their pants...they are not made for junk in the trunk but otherwise a large is roomy for ONEderland.
I buy one piece from one place...and another from another.
I also shop thrift stores which is PERFECT FOR A SHRINKING BODY.
I do not buy "junk" ONLY designer stuff I can't afford new...and sometimes I find things with the tags STILL ON IT! The only catch is you will have to go more often than you might shop. 1/2 price on holidaaaays! lol

(PLEASE CHECK OUT MY BLOG with my new bathing suit shots.)
I have come the road you are traveling. emoticon I am at the point where I like how I look WITH CLOTHES but now it is time to work on what I look like without them. THAT is what I am calling "my next level". The second phase of my journey.
We are gonna DO IT!!!

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VERONICAVW_140 2/6/2013 4:35PM

    Oh wow! Those are sooo cute! And for only $12!!! That's awesome!

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ENDERLI 2/6/2013 3:07PM

    Pantastic, pantspectacular!
You rock!

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KTTAYLOR21 2/6/2013 1:14PM

    If you wouldn't have said it, I would have NEVER guess that you weighed 2 anything. You look great!!!!

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PRESBESS 2/6/2013 12:57PM

    Keep up the awesome work! You look great!

I love NY&Co. If you are not already, you may want to consider getting on their mailing list. They have the absolute best coupons ever!
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LILSHINE 2/6/2013 12:55PM

    Awesome! Look at you lookin how you looking :)

Try ASOS.com - they have really cute, trendy things for the curvy and slender. Also my niece loves The Limited

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FITFOODIE806 2/6/2013 12:53PM

    You look amazing!

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KNH771 2/6/2013 11:50AM

    You're gorgeous whatever you wear! I never would have guessed that you weren't in Onederland. You rawk it.

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STELLASMYBEBE 2/6/2013 10:30AM

    Oh man... when I got down to a size 12.. Let me tell you: I loved to shop!!! The main thing was I could go anywhere! Even when I was in the 14/16 category, the options are wide open on places you could shop. I liked (and stilld do) JC Penny. They are decent priced and have a great selection. Once you are in the 18 and up sizes, some of the choices are not as great (not all of us like polyester in sherbert hues) but I was there the other day shopping with my sister. We were in the 'average' section and they had some of the cutest clothes! But, none went passed size 16. So I think you would have a great time finding clothing there that are hip and cute.
Oh I miss shopping.. :( Oh, not sure if they have them in your area, but TJMaxx, Marshalls, Ross all have cute clothes too. Have fun!!!

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SUGAR0814 2/6/2013 10:24AM

    DIVA! Looking good girl!

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THISSPRING2012 2/6/2013 9:56AM

    You look SO GREAT! Wish I felt comfortable wearing colored pants. You are such an inspiration to me! emoticon

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ALICIALYNNE 2/6/2013 8:26AM

    LOL, you forgot to take a side-angle pic!

You don't look like you weigh anything close to 218. I'm assuming you must be pretty tall!

I have LOVED JCPenney for clothes. I know their new pricing structure is killing the company, but I love being able to walk into a store and know that I'm getting the right price without having to spend time on figuring out sales and coupons. Their St. John's Bay pants have a great fit on me. Once I get a bit of extra scratch, I'm going to be heading to NY&C. I could never pull off the bright pants like you can, but I love their business outfits!

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VITCHY-VICKI 2/6/2013 6:54AM

    You look great and I too would not have guessed you weighted that much Keep up the good work kido your doing great
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NASFKAB 2/6/2013 5:23AM

  gorgeous cant believe you are 218 look much less

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BOGUSANNIE 2/6/2013 2:32AM

    Seriously, you look awesome, I would never guess you are over 200...honestly! Great pants too!

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LEMON2012 2/5/2013 10:13PM

    So pretty! I love NY&Co. ;) I also like Kohls & as I get more weight off, I'm eyeing more clothes in Agaci and Forever 21! I can't wait to rack up! But keep kilin' 'em girlie! emoticon

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ATTACKFATCAT 2/5/2013 10:02PM

    You are on FIRE! What an awesome deal on those pants, and you look amazing in them!

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SHRINKING_SARA 2/5/2013 9:21PM

    Haha, gotta love pants that make you butt look amazing! Especially for $12 = SCORE!

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MRS.CARLY 2/5/2013 7:37PM

    Check YOU out!

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PRIN1978 2/5/2013 7:28PM

    You look great! keep up the effort!!

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ADARKARA 2/5/2013 6:23PM

    super cute!

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DONNA5281 2/5/2013 6:17PM

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NOTLIKEMCLOVIN 2/5/2013 5:43PM

    Um, it looks like you're loving them with good reason!

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MAMAJAHMAI 2/5/2013 5:23PM

    Love love those pants on you!! So beautiful and classy!!!!

Sites:

Simplybe.com<
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Asos.com

Dorothy Perkins

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BEATRIZ269 2/5/2013 5:12PM

    You look awesome. The look is gorgeous. Keep up the great work.

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OLIVIANIGHT 2/5/2013 4:58PM

    Oh you look lovely, they were an excellent buy!

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PAPER_WINGS18 2/5/2013 4:43PM

    Gorgeous! =) Lookin' skinny mini!

You kinda look like Kerry Washington from "Scandal"! Gorggg!

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ALLIEALLIE2 2/5/2013 4:01PM

    super cute!! emoticon

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MISSB8604 2/5/2013 4:01PM

    Lookin' wonderful girl! Congrats on all of your success!

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MERRY_XMAS 2/5/2013 3:43PM

    You look gorgeous! This color is perfect!
Well done, girl!

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