Category Archives: Shopping

I wear your Granddad’s clothes

Here in England, they call thrift shops “charity shops.” They are owned by charities who contribute the profits they make towards their cause. When it comes to affordable, cute clothing, the charity shops are where it’s at. I’ve come across

I wear your Granddad’s clothes

Here in England, they call thrift shops “charity shops.” They are owned by charities who contribute the profits they make towards their cause. When it comes to affordable, cute clothing, the charity shops are where it’s at. I’ve come across

Portobello Market

Several weeks ago, I visited Portobello Market in Notting Hill. It was one of those rare sunny days in London, when the skies gleam blue and even the biting gusts of wind can’t dispel the sweet warmth of the sun.

Portobello Market

Several weeks ago, I visited Portobello Market in Notting Hill. It was one of those rare sunny days in London, when the skies gleam blue and even the biting gusts of wind can’t dispel the sweet warmth of the sun.

I made a skirt!

I was thinking of clever titles for this blog post, but I feel like puns like “sew cool” and “sew chic” have all been done to death. So scratch that and let’s cut to the chase– I made a skirt!

I made a skirt!

I was thinking of clever titles for this blog post, but I feel like puns like “sew cool” and “sew chic” have all been done to death. So scratch that and let’s cut to the chase– I made a skirt!

Urban chic furniture makeovers

Do you remember the lovely antique desk that I showed you in my last post? That was before. My dad’s friend sanded the original wood down. Then I painted it. Here is the after:

Urban chic furniture makeovers

Do you remember the lovely antique desk that I showed you in my last post? That was before. My dad’s friend sanded the original wood down. Then I painted it. Here is the after:

Vintage booty

Ever since Hurricane Irene swept in last weekend, the days have become cooler and the leaves underfoot brown and crunchier. Fall is near. I feel excited for it, and sad at the same time. Excited, because every fall, I have

Vintage booty

Ever since Hurricane Irene swept in last weekend, the days have become cooler and the leaves underfoot brown and crunchier. Fall is near. I feel excited for it, and sad at the same time. Excited, because every fall, I have