Liebster Blog Award

I was super surprised to learn that a fellow blogger, Suellen Tomkins from Sew Indigo had nominated me for a Liebster Blog Award. Suellen has a great blog dedicated to vintage fashion and vintage patterns for special occasions. I had never heard of this award and was very honored she took time out of her day [...]

Get Covered Up(town)

If you lived in Minneapolis during the eighties/early nineties, then you remember the heyday of Uptown. Back then it was a combination of "Purple Rain" meets "Sid and Nancy" with a little "Pretty in Pink" thrown in. This was an area of Minneapolis that was gritty, edgy, and eclectic. It was burgers and bands at [...]

Lovely Candles

Don't you just hate it when a store stops carrying a product you love? Unfortunately, it seems to happen more and more. My mother-in-law always brought me a specific candle as a hostess gift every Thanksgiving. I loved everything about this candle-the smell, the frosted glass jar, the packaging, the warm glow it gave...everything. Then, [...]