Secondhand Shopping Campaign

Secondhand Shopping Campaign

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.  -Samuel Ullman Thank you for the sweet comments about the re-design!  I certainly love it and it helps to know that so many of you…

Watch Out for the Teacher!

Watch Out for the Teacher!

SHOPPING is really an art…despite what my husband and others think.  To do it right requires time and dedication.  I have my regular stops which I do often…really because it is fun and it pays off….which is important for teachers and back to school looks! I try to stop at least once every two weeks…

Neutrals and a POP of Color!

Neutrals and a POP of Color!

Today, I bring you simply OUTFITS OF THE DAY!  I have some emergencies going on around me and I cannot get the blog done properly.  Please forgive me! Hopefully, waters will still over the next couple of days.  Until then, please enjoy these outfits purchased mostly at consignment boutiques.  Oh yes, Gigi is the pop…

The Joys of Being a Turtle! (Not a Hare)

The Joys of Being a Turtle! (Not a Hare)

I have made so many confessions on this blog that I should not hesitate to make one more…but I know some of you will laugh…and scoff…and even call me WIMP!   But, here goes….I HATE SPEED…not the drug (though that’s bad as well) but, actual SPEED.  I do not enjoy going fast in anything…not a theme…

Goodwill, Consignments, Sales and Links a la Mode….Oh My!

Goodwill, Consignments, Sales and Links a la Mode….Oh My!

Discovered this fun blouse at Goodwill!! Let the purging begin!! It’s that fun time of year when many women sweep through their closets! Goodwill and other thrift shops receive an influx of donations, for that valuable tax credit, before the year ends. Then there are those of us who desire a fresh start at the…

The Voice In My Head and Links a la Mode In My Smile

The Voice In My Head and Links a la Mode In My Smile

No, No Don’t wear that!!! I began to experiment with fashion in my teens. In looking back, I think it angered, and hurt, my mother that I no longer desired to wear her handmade clothes. I wanted store bought and I wanted to be creative. If I had only understood her connection between self-worth and…