Category Archives: Style

Flaunt it if you got it! (but understand what you’re flaunting)

Lately, I’ve had a ton of stress over how my 11 year old daughter is trying to dress. The biggest issue is that she doesn’t realize what’s wrong because it seems like everyone else dresses that way. It seems normal … Continue reading

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Treasured: While Going to the Dogs…

We were recently included in this GREAT, dark treasury on Etsy, created by Paula Mattson.   Paula is a unique mixed-media/watercolor artist from Chicago who must have a great eye to the darker side of life. ‘While Going to the … Continue reading

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Spray-On Clothes

Just saw this in my Facebook news feed this morning and was kind of thrown off by it. I get the idea of a person wanting to have skin-tight clothes, but don’t we have them already? I mean, this can’t … Continue reading

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The view from here…a glimpse inside our bubble.

We’ve probably been spending the last 18 months pretty solidly trying to get all of our STUFF under control in the house.  We have a pretty big house that’s been in my family forever.  Really, my grandfather built it back … Continue reading

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Heading for the Disco: A New Etsy Treasury

As our unofficial psychobilly/rockabilly (aka mama takes over the airwaves) week continues I’ve got a link to our latest Etsy collection. Day and night necessities for all the Ghouls out there. 1950s Vintage Lorgnette… WickedCrafts $73.00 Hawaii Print Pin Up … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside…

My latest treasury.  The days are getting shorter…It’s time to snuggle in. NostalgiaJewel… $25.00 RunSystem63 $38.00 captainapricot $21.50 Skinplicity $9.00 LitKnits $26.00 tetoncocoacomp… $4.75 MilkandHoneyLu… $40.00 consciouslyalt… $110.00 beeskneesknitt… $6.00 theticketkitch… $7.50 annawoz $25.00 CozyCotton $15.00 KillPrettyPlea… $30.00 TrixyXchange $28.00 … Continue reading

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Mission: Closet Refresh

A lot of times I hesitate to talk about “fashion” or “style”.  Those words carry some negative connotations for me, I have to admit.  I immediately start to think about models, ridiculous prices and Tyra Banks.  And I say to … Continue reading

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