Hello, I’m so glad you’re here!  What you’ve come to or stumbled on is a lifestyle blog by me, Paula, a 50 something, not skinny girl who loves to laugh, sing, decorate and dress cute (and skinny).  Get your bladder leakage pads ready because I hope you’ll be inspired to laugh, through little snippets from my wacky mind and average life. I’d love for you to stick around and join me on my journey to laugh at every roll and wrinkle, decorate  the mess of reality, dress to flatter every dimple and finally sing for joy that we are okay with being okay with how and who we are right now.


The new year is the perfect time for a sp limited time ending freeze

my spending freeze

A spending freeze?!?!  Yes, you read that right! I’m going on a clothing spending freeze…

Another holiday in the books and remembering the lessons learned

another holiday, another puke story

Once again our holiday season brought with it sicknesses of multiple strains including ear infections,…

fresh start to a new year

a fresh start

2017 is here and like everyone else I’m sitting down to write the obligatory “Hooray…

fighting those inner and outer bullies to be body positive

this IS my fighting weight

You’ve heard the term “fighting weight”? It applies to fighters getting to the weight class…

How to find the best wide calf boots

Wide Calf Boots

  I LOVE boots! It’s a joyous season! But for those of us with large…

When you fall, you don't always land on both feet. Just be thankful you didn't break a leg.

Paula’s a Fall-ah

Funny story! Well, kind of….. I fell! I fell in public! I fell on government…