Sometimes to relax I watch vintage educational films, it's a wonderful way to just slow down and take a break from daily life. I've been watching a lot on makeup and beauty recently and I thought I would share two of the videos I watched recently with all of you! This first video on accenting … Continue reading 1930’s Makeup Videos
I'm still on a bit of a high from Comiccon, and I'm not even going to try and be cool about it - it was an absolutely amazing day and I loved every second of it. There were so many amazing costumes and outfits, including a woman dressed as a Weeping Angel who lunged at … Continue reading Ottawa Comiccon, 2018
Between losing my mom several years ago and experiencing the grief of pregnancy loss, Mother's Day is definitely not my favourite day of the year, and the constant bombardment of reminders leading up to it always gets me down - but this Mother's Day weekend I found two awesome sewing related things that take a … Continue reading Sewing Related Awesomeness This Mother’s Day Weekend!
I've been reading an Ellery Queen novel I picked up at my library's bookstore, The Black Hearts Murder, which was published in 1970. I've really been enjoying the writing style, so I was thrilled to find two issues of the Ellery Queen comic book on archive.org! You can check them out too through the links … Continue reading Ellery Queen Comic, 1952
I know, I know, I keep mentioning that I sewed my first dress and promising to write a post about it, but before I do that, I just have to post about the second dress I've made because I love it so much! My husband and I are going to Comiccon this weekend and my … Continue reading Sewcialite Studio Valerie Dress Review!
Scenes from Marilyn Monroe's last (unfinished) film, put together to show how it could have been. I wish more had been shot, I wish this film had been finished. Marilyn was wonderful in it and seeing her play the mother she never got to be, but desperately wanted to be, in real life, is both … Continue reading Something’s Got To Give, 1962
When I reviewed Flame Noir Candle Co.'s 221B Baker Street candle awhile back, I mentioned that Jennifer had been kind enough to send me some products to review. Well, today I'm finally reviewing all of the wonderful candles and wax melts that Jennifer sent me! Spoiler alert: they are amazing! A big thank you to … Continue reading Flame Noir Candle Co. Mega Review!
Oh my goodness, what an amazing surprise! This little old blog has actually gotten a blogging award! Thank you so much, Laura of Anchors & Swallows, I am so thrilled and so honored to have been nominated by you! ❤ “Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award
Spurred on by my great gal pal Laura at Sew For Victory and her beautifully written and incredibly impassioned post on Fashion Revolution Week, last week I joined the charge in my own small way - by emailing every brand on the Fashion Revolution's website (you can see the list here, under "send an email … Continue reading Fashion Revolution Week, One Week Later…
My obsession with scents and natural, cruelty free perfumes continues! I recently discovered Alchemy6, an Ohio based company that creates, among a variety of other amazing things, perfume scents that are not only Vegan but Alcohol, phthalate, paraben, synthetic, and cruelty free as well! I just had to give them a try, especially since the … Continue reading Alchemy6 Perfume Review