April 11, 2017

"But I can get that from <INSERT BIG BOX STORE NAME HERE> for way cheaper!"

This phrase really, really irks me!

While it's probably true that you could head down to the nearest big box store and pick up a cheaper version of the item in question, I would suggest that we put a little more thought into our purchases. 

Although our world revolves around money (sadly), it doesn't always have to be th...

March 12, 2017

"Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself." - Coco Chanel 

A good friend of mine once said that she views the body as a canvas, waiting to be adorned. Being as passionate about art and alternative fashion as I am, this has always stayed with me and continued to inspire my wardrobe. 

Yes, what's inside of us is the most important: our hopes, dreams, lightness and darkness, and everythi...

February 21, 2017

I haven't supported the Walmart mega giant in about four years. It just isn't for me, especially after I worked briefly for them (and walked out one shift). 

Something that has always confused me is the home decor (art?) they have available. Is it considered true art? Where exactly does this affordable work come from? What’s the draw to it? 

Not wanting to be ill-prepared for this post, I grudgingly...

January 11, 2017

Confession time: I’m a bit of a “pack rat”…Sigh. It’s not even that I’m necessarily trying to save things for future projects, sometimes it’s simply that I get lazy and put recycling and other items aside to “deal with later“. Later doesn’t seem to come around very often.

Until this weekend. My husband decided it was time to organize his workshop; his zest for cleaning and going through everything...

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