The whole of the winter season this year has been pretty strange for us here in St. Louis. We had some really mild weather, and then one weekend where it was colder than the whole winter and snowed more in two days than we got this entire winter. And then Monday, we had a high… Continue reading Adventures in Thrifting: The Last Days of Winter
Just popping in briefly to share some photos of my Christmas outfits with you! I hope that you had a very merry Christmas and spent some time with family and/or friends. My husband and I had a quiet Christmas Day and Eve, and then went to visit family after that. But onto my Christmas outfits!… Continue reading Festive Christmas Outfits!
In the vintage world, we call them unicorns. Maybe other collectors do as well. Each one of us has a list of amazing objects that we’d like to find in the wild some day: Princess coats, novelty skirts, matching dress sets, just to name a few. We hope that they’ll be in our size.… Continue reading Finding a Unicorn: A 40s/50s Princess Coat
The weather has been super gloomy and the shortening day means that I don’t get home until well after sunset, which means that it has been very difficult for me to take outfit photos! But – this means that it is time for another edition of Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy – The Real… Continue reading Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy (Prints Edition)
I have been thinking about starting this series on my blog for a while (and collecting pictures for it) and now is the time to show it off! I do a lot of thrifting in my search for vintage and vintage appropriate clothing, and sometimes there are just fabulous things that I find in the… Continue reading Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy (Vintage and Almost Vintage)
Well, I posted last time about how finally the Fall weather has come to my neck of the woods, and then the weather cycles right back again. The weather here has been flip-flopping between proper fall and late summer weather, making it very important to check the weather each day before getting dressed!So here’s an… Continue reading These Green Green Days Aren’t Going Away Outfit
The weather is finally beginning to reflect the date here in the Midwest! You have no idea how excited I am for cooler temperatures, so I can finally pull out my warmer things. However, with cooler temperatures comes less light, which combined with a busy schedule means I have been having trouble finding times to… Continue reading Finally Fall!
So the Value Village near my house is increasingly becoming one of my favorite stores to shop in. They have such variety, and usually a good range of items! What’s more, they have massive half-off sales twice a month! They stock the floor extra for these sales and tons of people show up. My haul… Continue reading Half-off Hauls! August Thrifting Edition
I’ll be honest with you dear readers, it’s been a busy couple of weeks for me. Boxes have been piling up at my house for a couple of weeks now. My husband and I have driven around 52 hours to visit family in the last four weeks. Tuesday we signed the lease on our new(!)… Continue reading Antique Store Pretties
I know that I am not alone in being on a budget. That’s why I try to frequent estate sales and thrift stores as much as my meager free time will allow, in the hopes of finding some goodies to wear. A lot of my vintage appropriate modern clothing is found at thrift stores, but… Continue reading Thrift and Estate Sale Hauls – Accessory Edition!