“How do I style a kimono?” - Major question I've been getting out there from a lot of you! Here's the trick….Read More
I've been hearing this quote several times in the past week - almost like it's the universe SHOUTING IT AT ME. It's been a really good reminder. Life is full of seasons, things can be challenging but hard doesn't have to be a bad thing.
If you've been following along with me, you know I've been working my butt off before this baby comes to make some extra cash and secure more hours towards our healthcare benefits.Read More
Happy Friday!! Here's another PLUS SIZE AND PREGNANT LOOK with NON-MATERNITY clothing! Minus the jeans. ;) I wanted to share this look because 1, THE SWEATER AND SHOES ARE 40% OFF. I REPEAT. This is not a drill. But 2, I wanted to show you how to amp up a simple tee-shirt look, in classic Dorough fashion. You know I can't help myself - I love mixing prints every chance I get!Read More
One of my favorite ways to shop is thrift and consignment because not only can you get really cute, barely worn stuff - but you can also find cool and unique things that aren't in the stores anymore!
I am THRILLED to share with you this amazing online consignment store called BAGSY! They have ALL KIDS sizes and the cutest stuff. An amazing selection, I am blown away... I could literally sit on their website for hours.Read More
Layering and mixing patterns is my JAM, you know this! I really don't like playing by the rules... so here I am, throwing on a plaid trench coat over a camo shirt jacket and calling it a day. If you've been following along with my life updates, than you probably know I've been working a little bit...Read More
Alright, you have until MIDNIGHT to shop this NO EXCLUSIONS 40% OFF SALE! Time to stock up on some cheap, but great fall staples. Here are my favorite picks! I have a lot of these items and love them.Read More
FTC DISCLAIMER: I have partnered with Macy's & NY Collection to showcase their latest plus size collection. Thank you for the support for House of Dorough, I only work with brands I love and believe in! #NYCollection #macyssponsored
You guys KNOW that I am all about wearing leggings year-round, especially while I'm pregnant. I do appreciate a good pair of jeans, don't get me wrong. But these days - I need the most comfortable option out there!
And, as I've said before: Leggings are hard to style - I totally get it.Read More
Heart baby. Also known as: a child with a congenital heart disease or heart defect. You'll see all kinds of heart babies out there; some of them are barely holding on, some of them have had several surgeries and are thriving, and some of them got extremely fortunate in being able thrive after only one major surgery, and seemingly like nothing ever happened to their heart.
The latter is what we have prayed and hoped for.Read More
FTC Disclosure: I've partnered with Natori, a brand I truly believe in, to write this post. Thank you for supporting House of Dorough.
I have something I need to admit to you guys - ever since I had my first baby, and my bust size grew dramatically, I have not spent the time, money or energy on finding myself a new bra that fits me properly. Funny, because it is actually SUCH an important foundation garment and will make or break all of your outfits and confidence.Read More
This ones for my ladies size 14 and up! If you're a VIP subscriber to my Monday email list, then you've probably seen the special discount code that is only for you guys! AND IT'S AMAZING (50% off one item and 40% off the rest!!)
ELOQUII is the highest quality plus sized clothing I've found and I love their unique style. Here's what I think you need to grab before the discount is expires on September 10! Oh, and if you need the code... scroll down to the bottom ;)Read More
I can’t sleep, and all I can seem to think about right now is gratitude. Like, out of nowhere, I was just overcome with an extreme amount of thankfulness for everything great in my life right now. Funny how that happens.
I’ve had a rough couple of days. Between lack of sleep, anxiety, hormones, and emotions... it’s just been hard on my soul.Read More
Ask and you SHALL receive! Here you'll find a TON of plus-sized little black dresses. A lot of them are on sale too!
The term "little black dress" used to freak me out. I don't know why but I just envisioned this teeny tiny model in a Herve Leger skin tight black body con dress. Anyone else?Read More
Hi, me again. Super huge preggo lady just trying to survive in this Summer heat! How do I survive and still feel like I look cute? One word: Dresses. Easy ones you can throw on and go - and look like you're so much more put together than you actually are. ;)Read More
If you've been following me for awhile, you may have noticed that back in January/February, I was pumpin' out content for the blog on the regular. My Instagram posts were consistent and I was starting to work with some big brands. Cut to - early March, and suddenly I went MIA. I started resurfacing in April/May, but let me assure you - that was all a front. It wasn't until June that I felt normal again. Here's what was really going on during that time.Read More
Officially my last ROUND-UP for the #Nsale! I did this last year and it was a huge hit for all of you who like to wait to the last minute (I am the same way - NO SHAME!) After all, procrastinator's need love too. But for real - this is your LAST CHANCE to shop brand new, FALL/WINTER items for incredible prices. Sale officially ends SUNDAY AUG 5!Read More
I haven't done this in a while... but I've been working on not putting so much personal pressure on myself to get things done. Here's a look at my goals for this month, accompanied by my favorite look ever from Eloquii! I highly encourage you to practice writing out your goals at the beginning of each month - it really helps center me!Read More
HEY, ladies! It's summer, I'm pregnant, and yep - you guessed it, I'm hot ALL OF THE TIME. This means that one of my biggest goals every day when getting dressed is to find something EASY. Like, I basically just want to wear an oversized version of my husband's button up shirt all summer long. Is that so wrong?!
There's nothing I love more than a cute, EASY dress I can throw on in the Summer.Read More
I moseyed on over to Nordstrom last week and did another try on... this time without my sweet sidekick! I was so shocked at what I found - although most of them were one-ers, they're all still available online! Shopping links below, and keep scrolling to see my try on pictures! Head over to my Instagram highlights here to see the video try on!Read More
FTC Disclaimer: I have partnered with Lane Bryant to write this post and showcase an outfit provided by them. Thank you for continuing to support House of Dorough and keeping this blog up and running! I only partner with brands I love.
I've gotten this question a lot - and I totally understand why. High waisted denim first made it's come back as a style choice that I honestly only saw smaller women wearing.Read More
I've gotten this question a MILLION times recently so I thought it might be a good thing to share! Leggings are hard to style - because you don't want to look like you shouldn't be wearing them as pants, but... you totally are and that's okay. I AM ALL FOR THE #LEGGINGSAREPANTS movement, btw. You just have to know how to wear them the right way.Read More