30 Day Dress Challenge

Day 24 - Monday It's finally happened. With only a week to go, I'm repeating a dress. This is the dress from Day 8. In truth, this repeat is not because I've run out of dresses but because the dresses I haven't worn yet are all pretty fancy. And today it's pouring rain and it's… Continue reading 30 Day Dress Challenge

30 Day Dress Challenge

Day 20 - Thursday Dress: BLVD, purchased at Boudoir in Sechelt (I have to add that this was picked by Peter for my birthday, entirely without my help. He's great.) Leggings: Hue, purchased at The Bay Necklace: purchased at an outdoor market in Portland on our honeymoon Boots: Tretorn, purchased on-line (These are my beloved… Continue reading 30 Day Dress Challenge

30 Day Dress Challenge

Day 16 - Sunday Dress: H&M Belt: H&M Blazer: H&M (I didn't mean for this to turn into an ad for H&M.) Necklace: gift, souvenir of Steveston 🙂 Watch: Bulova, belonged to my grandmother Charm Bracelet: vintage, also belonged to my nana Bracelet: also belonged to my nana, purchased in Hong Kong Boots: Steve Madden… Continue reading 30 Day Dress Challenge

30 Day Dress Challenge

Day 12 - Wednesday Dress: no tag, purchased at Stanley Market in Hong Kong. Sweater: H&M (It is cold today!) Necklace: thrifted in Los Angeles Shoes: Airwalk, purchased at Payless This is an example of a dress I never wear and wouldn't have worn this week if it weren't for this challenge. I'm not really… Continue reading 30 Day Dress Challenge

30 Day Dress Challenge

Read about my 30 Day Dress Challenge here and here. Day 6 - Thursday Dress: "Seduction", purchased at Sirens (Isn't that embarassing? For those of you who don't know it, Sirens is a women's clothing store that sells cheap, often trashy clothing. It's where people buy clothes for clubbing and it's terrible. This is the… Continue reading 30 Day Dress Challenge

What Easter Looked Like

Porpoises chasing a school of fish past the house. As we were getting ready for church Sunday morning I hear my brother-in-law yelling, "Porpoises! There's porpoises out front!" and we all rushed to the front windows. (Yes, we live in the same town as my in-laws and yes, we stayed the weekend with them for… Continue reading What Easter Looked Like

Blue Monday Happiness

Today is unofficially marked as "Blue Monday" - the so-called "most depressing day of the year". There's some pseudo-science calculation behind it that has to do with the weather/length between holidays/bills arriving after Christmas. If you're in Australia right now, you're probably fine. We had a not very relaxing weekend, I've worked 11 of the… Continue reading Blue Monday Happiness

A Year in Blogging

To celebrate the one year anniversary of this here blog, I scrolled through some of the search terms that have brought people here. Some made me laugh and/or wonder. Here are a few of my favourites, along with some random pictures from the past couple of weeks. peculiar children First Google result: Amazon.ca My post:… Continue reading A Year in Blogging

Thrifting on the Sunshine Coast

This is a bit of an overdue post but I guess now I can say I was waiting for summer to end in order to give you a more complete overview (or something like that!). I've done some good thrifting since moving to the Sunshine Coast in July and I'd like to share some of… Continue reading Thrifting on the Sunshine Coast