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plus size patio furniture

Plus Size Patio Furniture: Where to Buy and What to Look For

Plus size patio furniture can make sports, camping, fishing, tailgating or sitting in your backyard much more comfortable. But, it is not easy to find sturdy plus size furniture that is comfortable, portable and well-built for big & tall bodies.

Where to Find Great Plus Size Patio Furniture

Most retailers will have a few chairs designed for bigger bodies. They will have sturdy arms and legs to make it easier to sit down and get up. Here are some of the online retailers with their most popular furniture styles: Read More

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Big and Tall Recliner: Shopping Tips

Shopping for a big and tall recliner with extra width, extra length and lots of stability can be difficult:

  • Weight capacity – Some retailers only sell recliners designed to hold a person who weighs 250 pounds or less.
  • Description – Some recliners may be sold as “oversized;” but, this only refers to the seat width, not the weight capacity or the fully reclined length.
  • Length – Some recliners may hold more weight; but, a tall person will also need a recliner that has a taller back and a longer length when fully reclined.
  • Delivery time – Some retailers can order a sturdy recliner designed to hold someone who weighs up to 500 pounds; however, they require a special order that may take months to deliver.

Several of the big name recliner companies are now making and stocking recliners which are perfect for the larger or taller person. Prices tend to be cheaper online; so, our editors recommend checking them out in a retail store environment and then ordering your recliner online. Read More

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Plus Size Holiday Tips: 15 Hacks for Surviving the Holidays

Looking for ways to keep your self-esteem and grand style in the stress-filled last months of the year? Here are a few plus size holiday tips to get you, your self-esteem and your style, through the holidays:

Plus Size Holiday Tips to Survive in Style

Avoid Stress

Family challenges – Set practical objectives for family gatherings. You can’t solve 20 years of family problems in one dinner conversation. When Uncle Harry body shames you about your weight, tell him “Thanks for caring” and then change the subject. Holiday airline travel – Make airline traveling more comfortable by

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