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life

Valentine’s Humbug

This year, because we both have colds, we said “bah humbug” to Valentine’s Day. But such was not always the case, my friends.

fashion

Fashion Inspiration Gets Me Off the Couch.

I’ve spent way too much time on the couch this winter, with one cold or another. I needed some fashion inspiration to finally get me off the couch and back in action.

books

Books To Survive Winter. Maybe

I am currently too under the weather to write a post today, my friends. My cold has returned, with the added benefit of a killer sinus infection. Hopefully the antibiotic the doctor gave me on Wednesday will clear that up. …

life

Investing in Ourselves

This week, I’m learning all about “investing” in myself and being open to the richness of life. And it’s something I’ve been doing for years. Who knew?

fashion

Ski Chic or Not

For someone who loves clothes and make-up, and who stresses over my hair, I’m strangely not worried about being ski chic, or not.

life

Ski Lessons in Kindness … Again

The winter I was fifteen I learned some important lessons on the ski hill. And not all of them were about skiing.

fashion

Cashmere Sweaters with Everything

I love cashmere sweaters with whatever. With jeans and boots or skirts, tweed jackets or down coats. But it has to be good quality cashmere.

travel

Planning for Travel: Here We Go Again.

We’re planning for travel this winter. Not actually travelling, but reading and researching and dreaming of our next big trip.

fashion

Shopping Memories: The Indulgent Years

In between being a poor student, an underpaid young teacher, and an aspiring ethical shopper, I had a few indulgent years. The years when I had enough money to buy what I wanted. And did.

books

On Being Sick … and Reading in Bed

I’ve been sick this past week with a killer cold. Thank god for reading in bed, is all I can say.

fashion

Fessing Up About Slow Fashion

I’m taking wardrobe inventory this week. Looking at what I bought in 2019, and assessing how I’m doing in my efforts to be a more ethical shopper.

life

Christmas Doings

Wishing you a fabulous Christmas and all the wonderful black and white Christmas movies you can stand. Everyone knows the old movies are the best.

fashion

Are You Guilty of Accessory Excess?

I’ve been musing about accessories lately. Can I still be considered an accessory minimalist? Or am I guilty of accessory excess?

fashion

Fair Isle Sweater Weather

It’s Fair Isle sweater weather. Cold, crisp, and sunny. Fair Isle sweaters are on trend this season. And I just happen to have several that I made myself.

life

Try a Little Kindness

In these crazy, chaotic, angry times we all need a little kindness.