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Voodoo Magic with Lindy Bop

When Lindy Bop contacted me for a collaboration, I couldn’t have been more excited. I have a few of their dresses and I love them. Their novelty prints are amazing, and all of the dresses I have are excellent quality. Another great thing about Lindy Bop is how affordable it is. I was able to… Continue reading Voodoo Magic with Lindy Bop

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BBRBF Book Club: Dracula 

“Listen to them, the children of the night, what music they make.” Halloween is almost here, and what better time to read a truly spooky classic- Bram Stoker’s Dracula. This book is one of my favorites of all time. It is written in the form of journals, letters, and newspaper articles which gives it a… Continue reading BBRBF Book Club: Dracula 

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Traveling Vintage- Cancun part 1

The first week of this month my husband and I were blessed to be able to go on a vacation to Cancun, Mexico. The best part was that I earned the trip by reaching goals at my work so it was virtually no cost to us. While we did have some meetings to go to,… Continue reading Traveling Vintage- Cancun part 1

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February BBRBF Book Club: The Bette Davis Club

I’m so excited to join in the fun as a new member of the BBRBF book club this month and give you my review of The Bette Davis Club, by Jane Lotter. Even though it was a little slow to get into, after the first few chapters, I was hooked and in it for the… Continue reading February BBRBF Book Club: The Bette Davis Club

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Vintage at Sunset 

One of my most favorite vintage dresses that I own is this Elaine Terry California plaid wiggle dress. I love it because to me it is the embodiment of the 1950’s style. This dress has a large collar and lapel, 3/4 length sleeves, cinched waist, cloth belt, button front, and did I mention pockets! All… Continue reading Vintage at Sunset 

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Brooches: A Must-Have Vintage Accessory 

One accessory that I never leave home without is a brooch. Vintage brooches are often inexpensive, and fairly easy to find. I have been so lucky over the years to have been given nearly all of my brooches as gifts, or I have found them while thrifting. I have been collecting brooches for several years,… Continue reading Brooches: A Must-Have Vintage Accessory 

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Using Vintage Accessories to Create a New Look

This week we traveled south, away from the snow and into the desert. I wanted to go thrifting and take some photos so we hopped in the car and went for a drive. I have had the problem lately of gazing into my closet and feeling as if I have nothing to wear! Don’t get… Continue reading Using Vintage Accessories to Create a New Look

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Vintage Hats: Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone 

I have been dressing in the vintage style for several years now, and I don’t ever feel self-conscious or unsure about the way I look, even though it is quite different from the “norm”. Except when it comes to wearing vintage hats. I’m not exactly sure why that is. I suppose I’m just not used… Continue reading Vintage Hats: Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone 

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My Vintage Hairstyle Evolution

Hi friends! Since my vintage style originated with my hair, I decided to show you the how it has evolved over the past eight years to what it is today.  These hairstyles are not something I learned overnight, but in an on-going process of trial and error and a lot of practice.  If you are… Continue reading My Vintage Hairstyle Evolution

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What Are You Dressed Up For?

Hi friends! This week’s post is all about the clothes!  The title of this post is one of the many questions I am frequently asked.  My answer varies, but is usually something along the lines of, “this is how I dress everyday”, or “this is just my normal style”. People are usually very sweet and… Continue reading What Are You Dressed Up For?

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BBRBF Book Club: The Secret History of Wonder Woman 

Ok, so I’m only a month late on this post but I still really want to share it so here we go! Our book club book for the month of April was The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lapore. I must confess that I’m not much of a comic book fan, however, Wonder… Continue reading BBRBF Book Club: The Secret History of Wonder Woman 

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Traveling Vintage: Cancun Part 2

I’m finally back with part 2 of my Cancun vacation! Nearly every vacation we’ve gone on, we always run into the issue of wanting to see and do EVERYTHING, so by the time we get home we need a week to recover from our “vacation”. We decided this time was going to be different. We… Continue reading Traveling Vintage: Cancun Part 2

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BBRBF Book Club: The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko

This months book club read was The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko by Scott Stambach. This book is the story of Ivan, a severely physically handicapped boy who has lived his entire life in the Mazyr Hospital for Gravely Ill children in Belarus. Orphaned at birth, because of his condition, Ivan grows up in the… Continue reading BBRBF Book Club: The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko