The Joules Purge: How did it Go?

Remember in October when I told you that I had a plan to unbury myself from a mountain of clothes and relentlessly purge my entire closet?Well, almost every day after that declaration I pulled a different piece of clothing out of my closet to wear, posted a picture on Instagram and then evaluated the item.At the end of a long work day, I’d ask myself:...more

My Top New Years Eve Finds

New Year's Eve is coming and I have been on the look out for some festive dresses.Of course it's great to get a head start rather than waiting last minute to figure out what to wear. I have given you a couple of my favorite pieces from different retailers. Enjoy ...more

Sweaters Ga-Lore

 Winter is all about sweaters! Growing up I always was walking around in sweaters and a pair of jeans, however they were far from cute and stylish. They were so bulky and extremely hot and itchy. Now it is a new era and sweaters have come a loooong way, above are a couple of my faves!  More on the blog:

You Don't Fit: The "One-Size-Fits-All" Trend Sets A Dangerous Precedent Beyond Body Size

As far as I am concerned, unless its written on a scarf, 'one-size-fits-all' is the biggest lie the fashion industry might ever tell. While on the surface ridiculously naive and discriminatory, it is more than a tag on a piece of clothing most of us will never wear....more

Which version do you like best? ...more

Fashion...The outermost extension of You.

Andy Warhol once said “art is anything you can get away with” and I find that to be especially true with fashion.  Fashion is a living form of art that one can embody. Fashion is the perfect way to present yourself to the world. It is an expression of feeling and self. Fashion is not about wearing what is “popular” or what cost the most. Fashion is an outer form of inner style. ...more

My November Stitch Fix: A Total Turkey?

It seems like it’s been a super long time since my last Fix in October, doesn’t it? I guess this past month has been so busy that it just FEELS like a lot of time has passed, but it’s really only been a month + a week....more
Karen Ballum My dog sheds sometimes, so I keep a lint roller in the truck. ;)more

Stitchin' Saturday Caring Heart

When the door closes on you, open the windows

NaBloPoMo, Tuesday, November 18Tell us about one time that you benefitted from the kindness of strangers. ...more

Shop Your Favorite TV Wardrobes with Spylight

Introducing my friends to was not unlike the feeling of spending too much time on Reddit and getting to show people funny videos/stories/cat pictures before they go viral. Call me a hipster, if you will. But it just feels so damn good to have discovered something excellent before it becomes everyone’s favorite thing....more