I recently went to NYFW (read: was in NYC during Fashion Week) because my best friend was in town for a children's clothing expo. It just so happens that my best friend is also a professional photographer. So I put on the outfit I've been dreaming up since the moment I knew I would be… Continue reading Winter Whites and Gale Force Winds
I AM (the) MOANA (of thrift shopping)!
In the same way that Moana comes from voyagers, I come from dumpster divers. My Great Granny Florence would go "shopping" at the dumpsters in Alexandria, VA and bring home any and every item that was in reasonable and recognizable condition. My first jewelry box was a mini wooden wardrobe-style contraption (like, 11 inches tall)… Continue reading I AM (the) MOANA (of thrift shopping)!
One Year of curious sparkle dirt
"If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward." -Martin Luther King, Jr. Flashback to January 2017. I knew I wanted to start a blog and I knew that my first post was going to be… Continue reading One Year of curious sparkle dirt
My Word of the Year
Last Year 2017 was a year of adventure and abundant creativity, but also one of intense anger, confusion, and betrayal. My New Year's Resolution was to reduce food waste and hell if that didn't fade out of view by the second grocery shopping trip of January. And then narcolepsy. I tried to fight against my… Continue reading My Word of the Year
Latest and Favorite-est Thrift Store Find
Okay y'all. If you live in Fairfield County area, have I got a thrift store for you! I recently went to the Westport Goodwill for the first time and it's like the Whole Foods of Goodwill's. I walked away with some seriously amazing finds that deserve their own posts later on. But I've been living… Continue reading Latest and Favorite-est Thrift Store Find