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A Love Letter Time Capsule

Twenty years ago today, on a bright summer afternoon in the middle of Ohio, I married my soul mate. The day was beautiful, wonderful, and perfect. I remember how jittery I felt waking up that morning, the way my dad's whole body trembled all the way down the aisle, and the look of pure love… Continue reading A Love Letter Time Capsule

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Every Hair Tells A Story

With enough money and the right tools, a person can look pretty much however they want to. (Dolly Parton does it with absolute pride!) You can be thinner, have a smaller nose or bigger boobs, reduce your wrinkles or plump up your lips, have amazingly contoured cheeks and make every grey hair disappear. We all… Continue reading Every Hair Tells A Story

Other Stuff, Travel

Body Positive Book Review: Big Summer

It's finally Summertime, and though this whole quarantine mess has helped put a dent in my TBR (To Be Read) pile, I feel like I can now work on it in earnest. I signed up for my community's adult summer reading program and am working my way toward Super Reader level. I like to skip… Continue reading Body Positive Book Review: Big Summer

Fashion

The Secret Lives of Dresses

One of my absolute favorite things in the world is vintage fashion. The dresses, the hats, the jewelry, the handbags... all of it! Esthetically, I am especially drawn to the fashion of the 40's, 50's, and 60's. To me, there is something romantic about wearing a day dress to do ordinary things. The bold patterns… Continue reading The Secret Lives of Dresses