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Vintage Patriot

Happy Independence Day!! July 4th has come to symbolize the beginning of my summer vacation! I really need the rest, relaxation and family time. Over the past few year this means making a trip to upstate NY to visit my family.  This year is extra special because my big sister is visiting at the same time. […]

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Embracing Winter in a Fair Isle Sweater

This winter I really wanted a Fair Isle sweater. (I could make myself one but I haven’t yet) I already had my outfit planned out in my head. I wanted to wear it with the tweed skirt I have and it would sort of be a pin-up mash-up of Vera-Ellen’s outfit in White Christmas and […]

Some Days are Not Easy

Over the past few weeks by 9-5 cube job has been very stressful.  It’s not unusual for me to have periods of high stress, anxiety and pressure to fulfill deadlines.  But when the bell rings and the day is done, it’s sometimes hard for me to let go of work.  Often times the stress and […]

A New Statement Necklace

Awwww yeeeeeeea!! A good friend got me this gorgeous statement necklace for my birthday!  isn’t it just lovely?   I based my whole outfit around this necklace.  When I style an outfit around something like a piece of jewelry, I like to concentrate on one color and highlight it by wearing a large garment in […]