Shoes I didn’t buy for my kids at Goodwill this weekend Dec10

Shoes I didn’t...

But someone should. Buster Browns! And pink cowboy boots. The sizes were wrong, our needs are met, etc etc (I was only on the lookout for a parka for Clementine which I found, later today). Behold the cuteness! On 4th...

Shop Your Girlfriend...

Oh yeah! It starts TOMORROW, people! Bringing together one of my favorite hobbies–”matchmaking” clothes and people (Erika Mitnik! This event–and I–are responsible for her acquiring a non-black clothing item!!!)–and supporting public education. See you this...

Things I Didn’t Buy on My Birthday Aug23

Things I Didn’...

Okay, well I didn’t really go on a shopping spree. But it’s my version of one. I took pictures of things I didn’t buy at Goodwill. (I didn’t buy anything at all.) When I was younger I would actually go shopping at the mall. Then I would window shop. Then I started to...

DIY vests Oct11

DIY vests

Diana Rix has been a fashion icon of mine for nearly 15 years. (That makes both of us sound really old. But we met in high school, right?) She has a wonderful way of making things her own, and putting together outfits that are entirely unique. She can see an item in a thrift store and envision...

Party favors Sep25

Party favors

I went to a party the other week–hosts will remain nameless unless they wish to self-identify–but one is a professor, and the other a vet, if that tips anyone off. On a table near the front door there were stacks of neatly wrapped (in newspaper–reuse! no waste!) parting gifts...

Clean, pressed and inked Sep20

Clean, pressed and i...

I mentioned a while back on our Facebook page that ironing wasn’t my favorite thing to do and that I wasn’t very good at it. Julie told us that her husband took his shirts to Garcia’a Laundry to get them cleaned and pressed. I decided to give it a try. I am traditionally...