A Search in Vain & Vanity

The minute I was born, I was relinquished for adoption. I don't think the woman who gave birth to me ever even held me and may not have even seen me. From the moment my life began, I never really knew where I came from or where I belonged. I couldn't help but always ponder … Continue reading A Search in Vain & Vanity

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WARBY PARKER: Spring 2018 Collection Reveal & Review

Warby Parker has invited me to help them celebrate their new spring collection release and I could not be any happier to oblige! I have a lot of respect and admiration for this company and the dudes who started it - after all, the business is based on DIY philosophy and quality craftsmanship, two things … Continue reading WARBY PARKER: Spring 2018 Collection Reveal & Review

Beginner Body-Positive Boudoir

I have been wanting to attempt a pin-up style shoot for ages! I've yet to be able to afford professional hair, make-up, stylists, or photographers but I still really wanted to try it, so I decided to DIY my own basic boudoir photo session as a Christmas gift for my husband this year. (Editorial note: … Continue reading Beginner Body-Positive Boudoir

OOTD: Fair Isle Sweater Weather

Baby it's cold outside! Winters here in New England can start as early as October, with temperatures plummeting below freezingĀ  - and sometimes below zero - through April and occasionally even into May. We've barely begun the second week of December and today the high temperature has been 38 degrees Fahrenheit. (For those of you … Continue reading OOTD: Fair Isle Sweater Weather

November Retrospect

I have found there's a thin line between brutal honesty and brazen self-deprecation, and very often people tend to read any negativity as indulgent narcissism orĀ  or an unabashed invitation to a pity party. Once upon a time the drama queen in me yearned for some good gossip and any excuse to whine, but over … Continue reading November Retrospect

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

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