How To Find The Perfect Swimsuit for 2017

How To Find The Perfect Swimsuit for 2017
I spent a considerable amount of time this afternoon trying to curate a decent article on swimsuit styles this season for our social media feeds. Considering it either is, or soon will be, hot enough to wear one in most of the northern hemisphere, I thought I’d have no problem (here comes the assume thing).  ...

What’s the Deal with Stainless Steel?

What's the Deal with Stainless Steel?
We had many choices when it came to materials for The Strap Saver. There are a plethora of metals and plastics at several different price-points. Our options felt endless but our goals were clear.  We wanted our product to be: strong (after all, boobs are heavy!) for everyone, even customers with sensitive skin. made of ...

This Place is for the Birds So We’re Flying the Coup

This Place is for the Birds So We're Flying the Coup
The blog is going on Spring Break! Until we return, please enjoy these Blue-Footed Boobies. (The store, however, remains open and all orders will be shipped out on our regular schedule!)

The Strap Saver Rescues San Francisco

The Strap Saver Rescues San Francisco
One of my favorite symbols the left coast (in addition to the Space Needle) is the Golden Gate Bridge. Some say it represents the entire country and our success from east to west. Although I’ve only been to San Francisco once, it was a wonderful trip. I have great memories of a beautiful city and ...

Weight Has Nothing To Do With It

Weight Has Nothing To Do With It
I have an amazing friend named Marie. She’s one of those people who adds a magic touch to everything. One (pitifully small but relatable) example: Marie baked chocolate chips cookies one day (before work, who DOES that?) and they were the best I’d ever had. Yummy and moist, yet crunchy…  It turns out that the ...

Decoding the Double-Helix

Decoding the Double-Helix
I’d be remiss in my quest for early detection if I didn’t use every avenue available to me. One of the newer ones (at least to me) is DNA testing. When I met Dana Donofree of AnaOno Intimates and she mentioned that she knew of a DNA study at the University of Pennsylvania that might ...

Tax That!

Tax That!
It was almost exactly one year ago that I admitted that I had some major problems keeping the books for The Strap Saver. It involved a lot of procrastination and then frustration at tax time. I made a pledge to do better for 2016 and I did… mostly. I have just reconciled everything through 2/28/17 ...

How to Tighten Bra Straps

How to Tighten Bra Straps
How to Tighten Bra Straps If you need to corral those bra straps that keep snaking their way down your arms, look no further than our simple tutorial: Find that little plastic or metal slider on your strap. It’s usually found along the back and often looks like an 8 or ⃠. (Not all bras ...

A Love Letter to a Friend for Valentine’s Day

A Love Letter to a Friend for Valentine's Day
On a day dedicated to love, I want to talk more about a our ability to love ourselves.  (get your mind out of the gutter – I’m talking self-esteem!  What you do in your own private time and whether you choose to do it with someone else is none of my business :) )  As ...

Be Our Valentine with 20% off!

Be Our Valentine with 20% off!
Woo hoo!  It’s Valentine’s Day so it’s time to celebrate love! After preaching all year about how we need to learn to love ourselves, we’re going to offer more than just helpful advice.  It’s time for our annual sale! We all feel better when we look better and few things make us look better than ...