5 Reasons To Look Forward To Summer

Summer in Chicago

  FINALLY. Finally it seems like the heavy grey veil has been lifted off Chicago. The trees are green again. Flowers are blooming. Every neighborhood cafĂ© is bustling. This is the time of year that reminds me of why we moved here. Spring has sprung and you can already feel summer coming up around the […]

Finding My Swimsuit Confidence

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My troublesome relationship with swimsuits goes back as far as I can remember. One of my earliest swimsuit memories came on a class trip to Tobago. I wanted to get the hottest style of swimsuit out…but I was already a big girl at age 11. It was hard to find the kind of swimsuit I […]

Sizzling Summertime Plus Size Swimsuits!

Catalina swimsuit by Monif C

Today it is cold and rainy and bleak in Chicago. Still, I fantasize about warmer weather and honey the latest swimsuit collection by Monif C makes me yearn for summer heat and sand between my toes. POW! Love the yellow “Monaco” ruched swimsuit. The color is HOT, the teeny cut-out is an adorable touch, and […]