OOTD: Wearing My Food On My Sleeve

There was a time in my life when I would never have worn this shirt, especially in my younger days. I've always been a thick chick, and I've always loved food, but when it comes to eating in public me and food have had a complicated relationship. Being overweight and enjoying food in public is … Continue reading OOTD: Wearing My Food On My Sleeve

Tutorial: PomPom Placemat Purse

This simple DIY clutch is a great way to add a pop of color to any outfit this summer! I love the pompom trend but I wasn't sure how to incorporate these adorable little balls of bright hues into my wardrobe. I considered sewing some on to the hem of a dress, or maybe adding … Continue reading Tutorial: PomPom Placemat Purse

OOTD: Boho Chic

I've been wanting to get in on the frilly fluffy tulle train like nobody's bidniz! The only problem I have is that as a chronically ill stay-at-home-mom I don't have many opportunities for going Out out and so I can't justify purchasing what is basically a tutu to wear to go  grocery shopping. So I've … Continue reading OOTD: Boho Chic

June Retrospect

So I'm going to try a new monthly feature in which I recap what I've been up to over the last month and share some of my Fab Finds, Favorite Things, wish lists, works in progress, and other miscellany. Let me know what you think! This June was a super adventurous month for me! I … Continue reading June Retrospect

OOTD: Retro Roses

THRIFT SCORE! I found this lovely floral-print deep-pocketed beauty at the Townline Goodwill and I just could not believe my luck! I brought it into the dressing room along with a few other items (okay like maybe a dozen other dresses,) and I saved it for last to try on. Do you ever find an … Continue reading OOTD: Retro Roses

Budget Beach Babeness

I am one of those people who is somehow never prepared for summer. It's almost as if I have seasonal amnesia and I totally forget that after spring comes a three month period of heat, humidity, sunburns, sweating, and beach. Maybe it's because summer is not my favorite - even with sunscreen I burn too … Continue reading Budget Beach Babeness

Tutorial: DIY Embroidered Sun Hat

Floppy sun hats are all the rage lately and as a pasty pale chick who sunburns entirely too easily I am all for this trend! Last year I bought a simple straw one and I love to tie ribbons or sashes around it and accentuate it with pins or brooches to match my outfits. It's … Continue reading Tutorial: DIY Embroidered Sun Hat

#ootd: Tea Party Time!

I got to go to tea this weekend! My auntie treated all the ladies in my local fam (there's only five of us - my mom, my sister, my daughter, her, and myself,) to an afternoon tea service at Tea Roses Tea Room! It was delightful. To honor the occasion, I went a little tea … Continue reading #ootd: Tea Party Time!

#OOTD: Perfect Summer Skirt

I LOVE THIS OUTFIT. I feel a little bit like Audrey Hepburn in "Roman Holiday" - a princess disguised as one of the people, a tourist in everyday life. ​I feel in love with this simple broadcloth skirt the first time I saw it, but I'm not ashamed to say that I totally waited for it … Continue reading #OOTD: Perfect Summer Skirt

#OOTD: Unflattering & IDGAF

This OOTD brought to you by thrifting & gifting! ​I have always wanted to wear mustard but as an uber pasty Irish chick, it has a tendency to wash me out and give my skin a sickly looking tone. I have tried and tried but TBH yellow just isn't my color. Having said that, however, … Continue reading #OOTD: Unflattering & IDGAF