OOTD: Too Teal

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What face am I even making here? 

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One day, I will figure out how to pose for these pics!

Shirt: Old Navy
Skirt: Fashion Bug
Cardigan: Lane Bryant
Tights: Target
Headband: Target

 I wanted to flaunt a skirt one more time before it gets super cold. I’ll admit, I tend to hunker down in comfy jeans and oversized sweaters once the weather takes a turn. But I’m going to keep it stylish this year!

What do you do to keep warm with style?

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nails of the week: purple stripes

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inspired by This Pin

(from lightest to darkest)
Sinful Colors: St. Lucia Blue Sea #305 Similar here
China Glaze: Spontaneous #233   available here
China Glaze: Coconut Kiss #567 available here

I’ve been really trying to work on my manicure/nail art skills. Which means you get to see my interesting-yet-sometimes-horrific attempts. Lucky you!  I’m trying to stick to super simple stuff – stripes, polka dots, geometric designs, etc.

For this, I painted on the lightest color first, then (once it dried a bit) used masking tape to block off the bottom of my nail and painted the next color, and s on. It wasn’t my best work, but it’s passable. I do not recommend using masking tape, it’s too sticky!

So what do you think? Are you doing something cool with your nails this week? Let me know!

Copycat

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inspired by This Pin

Asymmetrical hem Cardigan: Target
Shirt: JCPenney
Skinny Jeans: Old Navy
Wedges: Thrifted
Scarf: local vendor

I really like the combo of the mustard yellow shirt + chunky purple scarf.  I tried to copy this look as closely as I could with items I already had in my closet.

**I know it’s been a long while since I last posted. My life has been crazy busy. BUT now that things have settled down a bit, I’m renewing my effort to post here regularly. Thanks for sticking with me  ❤

And That’s what you missed….

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Hi again! I’m still here, I swear it!

Honestly, I’m just trying to figure out a way to blog that will still be really awesome and interesting for you guys, and not take a huge amount of time for me, because let’s be real for a minute- I am plenty busy already. But with the end of the school year fast approaching, maybe I will have a bit more time to blog (Yay!).

So, it would help me a lot if you could comment below and let me know what you already like about Big on Modesty, and how I can make it better.

Thanks for sticking with me, guys!

~Ash

Hey guys

Yeah, I’m still around, still trying to be fashionable. I’ve just found it hard to find the time to sit down and make a proper post (which this is not going to be).

If You want to keep updated on Big On Modesty, and don’t want to wait til I can make a proper post, considering liking my Facebook page Big on Modesty

I update there much MUCH more regularly. Thanks for your patience, guys. Life is a crazy thing, sometimes.

Love your body, no matter what the body

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Shirt: Don’t recall
Jeans: Old Navy
Shoes: Converse (From goodwill, score!)
Sweater: JCPenney
Scarf: JCPenney
Hairbow: Target

Wonderful mirror picture taken on our roadtrip to Virginia for Thanksgiving this year. I’d like to say that I was so cute and fashionable every day I was there visiting my family, but…Mostly, I sat around in my pajamas, eating my grandma’s wonderful cooking, and relaxing. Ah well. Vacations will do that to ya, eh?

dec 8th black and red

Shirt: Walmart
Leggings: Target

Laundry piles are free of charge to anyone who wants it, c’mon over.

I’ve dyed my hair red since I last posted, I’d forgotten about that.

I was a little hesitant to post this picture because I’m wearing a form fitting top AND bottom, and mostly that seems to be a no-no for us big girls. But you know, it doesn’t have to be. We shouldn’t be ashamed of our bodies just because they are not a certain shape/size or because they don’t fit into someone else’s standard of beauty.

december 8th 2012

Shirt: Walmart
Skirt: DEB
Leggings: Target
Shoes: Walmart

Sometimes our imperfections make us more beautiful.