Feeling like a Bombshell: My $24 Retro-Style Swimsuit Find

I’m not really sure when the switch happened, but I went from being a bikini girl to a one-piece girl.Actually, I’m pretty sure the switch had to do with the fact that I’m 37 years old, my belly isn’t as flat as it was 10 years ago, AND I prefer not to show everyone my kibbles and bits as I’m chasing my wild kid around the beach.Yeah, that probably has something to do with it....more

10 Ways Practical Man and I are Different

There's not enough room in the kitchen cupboards.However, I'm almost positive that nearly getting beaned every time I open a door to fetch a plate has nothing to do with the oval, pale pink, melamine bowl I got at a garage sale for 50 cents last Saturday....more
We buy the bulk spices AND bulk chocolate chips...which might be why we're installing new ...more

Garden Gambol Dress by Modcloth

I'm in love with my new Garden Gambol Dress by Modcloth. It's a great dress for summer with it’s fun pattern of daisies dancing on top a grey background.View Post...more

Retro Jersey Suit – Simplicity 2154

I recently finished up Simplicity pattern 2154, a reproduction of a 1960′s suit.View Post ...more

I Am Now In Charge of All Things Retro

Anyone who knows me well is aware I am drawn to most things retro. "Saved By the Bell" enthusiast. Check. Fan of a boy band from a bygone generation. Check. An aversion to all gaming systems that aren't the original Nintendo. Check. Clothes in my closet from not only college, but high school...that I still wear. Check....more


I’ve recently taken stock of my interior posts and feel that I need to counter balance all those huge, impeccable, glamorous interiors and homes which – let’s face it – are unattainable to most of us....more
Great idea showcasing smaller spaces! It is something we can all relate to and get inspired by. ...more

Bitchin' Adventures in Phone Shopping

Trouble in Tulle

http://troubleintulle.com/2013/04/05/trouble-in-tulle/ ...more

Vintage Ads that make you go "What???"

I have found so many vintage things around the internet and thought I would start sharing them with you all. For starters....more
Oh man that tape worms one. omg.more

Retro buckle bracelet watch with diamonds and rubies.

This is a nifty bracelet/watch. ...more