For the Love of Vintage &2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

For the Love of Vintage &2nd Loved 1st Friday Linkup

Those who follow me on Instagram saw this photo pop up on my feed about three weeks ago. My good friend, Diana and I were up shopping in Kansas City for the day and one of our stops was Donna's Dress Shop in Kansas City's Westport area. It was love at first sight for me [...]

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The Timeless Flattering Draped Neckline

The Timeless Flattering Draped Neckline

One of my favorite neckline styles has always been draped. Draped necklines can take on so many different vibes, from casual, romantic, classic day wear, and just down right sexy. The irony is that I’ve never worn one. Two weeks ago, I fixed that problem and made a draped top for myself. Finally, I got one of [...]

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

For ten months I craved a "Victoria Sling." Friends who know me could just shrug their shoulders and quip, "Just go make that cocktail if you want it so badly." While the Victoria Sling does indeed sound like a divine mixture to be imbibed as a tribute to Masterpiece's smash hit Victoria (that some of us just [...]

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

This is one of those special posts for me Because it is with my daughter, Michelle. This is the third time we have gotten together for something on the blog. The first post, Coffee in Joplin,  wasn't really planned but we ended up having so much fun we knew that this idea of "Hats and [...]

Tomboy

Tomboy

Happy New Year! Is everyone rested from Christmas and ready for 2017?    I have one word for today: Tomboy! Tomboy is a fashion label out of Kansas City created by Laura McGrew. Laura has been a constant on the Kansas City creative scene since 1999. She studied painting at The Kansas City Art Institute but [...]

Red Bag Mix and Match-On The Road

Red Bag Mix and Match-On The Road

This post could also be titled."The Red Bag Goes Road Tripping". Michael and I aren't the types to sit on the beach and get sand in our toes. We occasionally like to drive somewhere and see something new. Our mantra: "You can find something interesting wherever you go." This time we wanted to visit Hannibal [...]