10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Me

Since it's October, my birthday month, I thought I'd take some time to get up close and personal with y'all - after all, I haven't really shared much lately other than style tips and homemade projects. So here, in no particular order, are ten facts about myself that most people may not know. 1} I'm … Continue reading 10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Me

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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

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

#selfiesunday: some skin, no shame

I was getting ready for bed late last night, after both kids and my husband were already asleep, when I caught a glimpse of myself undressing in the bathroom mirror. There were soft curves I had never appreciated before, (and still fully don't,) pale reflective skin that I still secretly yearn would tan, and the … Continue reading #selfiesunday: some skin, no shame

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: Late Night Weeknight Date Night

You guys. I LOVE THIS OUTFIT. I feel adorable and awesome and confident and sexy in it! Yas Queen! As far back as I can remember, I have loved sailor-style tops. The first dress I ever sewed from scratch was a seafoam green, drop-waist, tea-length, sleeveless number with a sailor collar - hey, it was … Continue reading #OOTD: Late Night Weeknight Date Night

#bts: Hartford Courant Instagram Takeover!

This past Thursday, I was given the opportunity to invade and take over the Hartford Courant's Instagram feed! For those of you not familiar, the Courant is our local CT news source and the nation's oldest continuously operating newspaper. It was both an honor and an adventure to showcase what makes this city so awesome … Continue reading #bts: Hartford Courant Instagram Takeover!