September Retrospect

SEPTEMBER WAS EFFING CRAZY Y'ALL. So. My daughter started her senior year of high school, my son was diagnosed with a speech development delay, my husband curated an art show last month and then had to get ready for another show he's featured in later this month, and I myself had at least one appointment … Continue reading September Retrospect

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OOTDs: From Summer To Fall

Now that the days are getting shorter and the weather is getting chillier, I'm ready to break out all the sweaters and the knee socks and the cider and the pumpkin picking because I LOVE FALL y'all! It's my favorite season and I get really excited about it every year, even though here in New … Continue reading OOTDs: From Summer To Fall

Fall 2017 Want List

Now that my #fatshionfreeforall is wrapping up and my closet is clean and tidy, I feel like I can finally indulge my desires and add a few new pieces to my wardrobe! Here, in no particular order, are my top autumnal clothing cravings for this year: One thing I DEFINITELY need this season is a … Continue reading Fall 2017 Want List

#fatshionfreeforall: Raid My Closet!

I. Own. Way. Too. Much. Stuff. OK, that may not actually be true but I feel like I own way too much stuff. Especially in the wardrobe department. I love clothes and I love to shop and things start to pile up. Sometimes newer items replace older ones, or the season changes and by the … Continue reading #fatshionfreeforall: Raid My Closet!

August Retrospect

This August was not my favorite. It was tough physically and mentally, what with fibro flare-ups and getting Ella ready for school. Other than that, there really isn't much to report. I only left the house a handful of times, and for the most part that was only to go grocery shopping as needed. I … Continue reading August Retrospect

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

fangirling: The Lost Art of the Hand Fan

I am a huge fan of a good fan. Not only are they stylish and unique additions to any outfit, they are also fabulously functional - especially if you're like me and you have a hard time regulating your body temperature. Here in Connecticut, summers can be brutally hot AND humid, sometimes reaching 95*F+ with … Continue reading fangirling: The Lost Art of the Hand Fan

OOTD: 1 Dress 3 Ways

I'm officially in love and obsessed with pompoms! And it all started with this stylish sundress with tiny little pompom trim along the ruffle top! I found this simple boho-chic sundress by Faded Glory at Walmart and although I instantly fell in love with the style, I wasn't crazy about the colors they had to … Continue reading OOTD: 1 Dress 3 Ways

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