Tasha Tuesday & Giveaway: Pioneer of Historical Dress

Good morning! Here we are— AUGUST! And as promised, I’ve got some fun Tasha Tuesday posts lined up for you, with some great giveaway prizes as well, as we celebrate Tasha Tudor’s birthday month! EDIT: The winner of this week’s giveaway is LAURA (Laura’s Favorite Things)! Thank you! And come back next week for another […]

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Prairie Girl Petticoat

I love pretty prairie clothes. I love things that are simple and homespun with a bit of a rough edge. So I thought now that spring was coming and skirt weather was nigh upon us…I needed a petticoat! The shabbier and tattier and prairier the better. And when I came across this petticoat tutorial from […]

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Pretty::Lovely

I like to surround myself with pretty. And bookish. And good to eat. And more pretty. The photo above was yesterday’s breakfast. I had a rather genius epiphany this week about the muesli I’ve been making– I add just a tablespoon of cocoa powder to the honey mixture and ohhh….it all turns to chocolatey delight. […]

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Edwardian Era, Okie Style

All this Downton Abbey talk has got me thinking about the fashions of the day, and how it was interpreted all over the world, not just upper class England. In the nineteen teens, my great-great grandmother seems to have been quite the little clothes horse herself, although she had never seen a grand manor house. […]

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