I'm kind of in shock a little bit. Simplicity just released their Summer 2018 patterns and for the first time I'm completely unimpressed with their vintage offerings. I hope this isn't a sign of things to come. You guys know me, Simplicity is my favourite Big 4 pattern company and normally I love their vintage … Continue reading Simplicity Summer 2018 Patterns
Lately I've been re-reading The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood by Diana McLellan (an absolutely wonderful book that I highly recommend reading!) and it has made me want to hunt down and watch or re-watch the films all the women included in the book made. Tonight I was on a hunt for Tallulah Bankhead and … Continue reading A Little Tallulah & Marlene
I think I may need a trip to the Stepford Institute for Human Behaviour, because after watching this film, I'm experiencing a lot of rage. This movie was terrible. At least Revenge of The Stepford Wives was so bad that it was almost good, because it was so cheesy you could laugh your way through … Continue reading The Stepford Husbands, 1996
The lovely Lisa of ila & alice, who I was lucky enough to interview a little while back, was sweet enough to send me a gorgeous package of goodies in the mail to review and I am honestly so thankful and so excited about this! These couldn't have arrived at a better time. The day … Continue reading Ila & Alice Mega Review!
Ravages of the love drug! Baby Jackie Coogan! This week's issue of Screenland looks awesome! What an adorable portrait of Jackie Coogan by the illustrator, huh? To think he went from this angelic looking little boy to Uncle Fester! To read a copy of this issue online or download one for yourself, click here!
Recently I was in need of an easy, straight forward sewing project that would be quick and fun and wouldn't require a heck of a lot of over-thinking, so I decided to make myself a gathered skirt. I've made many of these since I started sewing and can damned near sew them up in my … Continue reading Just Me and My Big Ol’ Exploding Tardis Skirt
After years of avoiding just about everything scented due to my sensitivity to synthetic scents, I've recently been trying to repair my relationship with scents through experimenting with herbs, essential oils and other natural scents. During this process I found Lutska, a wonderful company that makes scented products using essential oils. I fell in love … Continue reading Lutska Essential Oils Review!
Today I'm very honored and excited to be interviewing the lovely Lisa of ila & alice. Lisa is a wonderful artist, spreading uplifting messages of female empowerment, self-acceptance and positivity through her gorgeous work. She's truly an incredible woman and it has been such a joy getting to know her! I hope you all enjoy … Continue reading Interview with Lisa of Ila & Alice!
This week's issue of Screenland magazine is from January 1922! Check out the hat on that lady! Goodness! To read online or download a copy of your own, click here!
Awhile back I posted a review of Murder, Lies and Cover-Ups by David Gardner where I talked about the importance of fact checking, especially when it comes to the sources making shocking claims about the death of Marilyn Monroe (or anyone else, for that matter). I recently found some very good resources for doing just … Continue reading Marilyn Monroe, Debunking the Myths: Resources