I put this one up on the Already Pretty Facebook page months ago, but the replies were SO FUN I just had to hit you guys, too. My family used to sit around singing old coal mining, dust bowl, and cowboy songs. Because, ya know, that's what all families do. So I have a backlog of old time-y...

My bag is already weighed down with stuff (see: water bottle), so I don't want the extra hardware that's going to make it even heavier! Also, I find that I don't like the *clank* sound that some hardware can make when I set the bag down on a table. It just rubs me the wrong way. A big one for...

I love style because dressing to my mini alter egos – rocker, cowgirl, pinup – is just plain fun. I love style because dressing is universal, yet each outfit is unique. I love style because it has shown me how to love my body, just as it is. How about you?

She usually keeps things, so there probably were a few items that my mom and her siblings already wore back in their childhood days. The things I remember most vividly among my childhood clothes were the things someone made for me. I had a vest and a wool sweater made for me, and both had my...

A couple of months ago, I posed the following question on the Already Pretty Facebook page: "Would you rather have fashion elves dress you impeccably each morning so that you rise fully clothed, or have a magic time bubble each morning that allows you to pick your outfit and dress at leisure...

, leaving me to find that I had the wrong impression of my body shape and my personal style and I needed recently to do a reassessment. I took that upon myself and did a lot of internet research which is how I found this blog. Here are the things that have honestly helped me the most with my...

Now, just about everybody's body likes sleeping. And orgasms. But some bodies prefer Tae Kwon Do to yoga, or French fries to chocolate, or natural fibers to synthetics. Here, I'll get us started: My body likes vegetables. Not fruit, vegetables. My body likes cotton and silk. It'll deal...

This topic was inspired by an e-mail from reader Natalie: I would love to hear your take on the impact of the popularity of female Olympic athletes on body image. I personally find watching women in the Olympics empowering – there are so many different "ideal" Olympic body types, from...

But, as we all know, bodies are so much more than how they look. Bodies DO things. We are trained to focus on the looks which often prevents us from considering the capabilities. So let's pause and do that, eh? I am continually amazed at my body's ability to power through illness and crisis...

Whoa, that's a tough one, I usually define through intellectual accomplishments, not throught what my body does, but that's really a good exercise. Reading what others have said helps a lot with this, so sorry for repeating things! 1. My body is able to walk, bike, run or dance during hours...

 

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