Posts By: finnfemme

Warm Thoughts on a Snowy Winter Day

We got our first snowfall yesterday here in Seattle…and it’s darn cold too BRRRR!  Despite it’s northern latitude, Seattle typically doesn’t get too cold in the winter and snowfall is usually scant.  But we’re getting an Arctic front from Canada and their weather to boot! I’m just north of Seattle and live on top of… Read more »

Sweater Girl

I love sweaters! Just call me your sweater girl. 😉 There is just something about sweaters that stands the test of time and popularity – sweaters are always in style.  Fall is here and I look forward to wearing all my sweaters – I have a vast collection! Around the world, cultures are noted for… Read more »

Middle-Age Charm School

OK, I confess; I am middle-aged. The birthdays just keep coming every year, and my mind sometimes has a hard time wrapping around the age thing! I keep going back to Coco Chanel’s quotes.  She has some pretty good ones regarding age that we should all consider.  I love the fact that she was active,… Read more »

Laundry Day, The Old-Fashioned Way

I’ve always been a pretty frugal person, so I’m slightly amused that a lot of people are jumping on the “Frugal Bandwagon” now that costs of pretty much everything are skyrocketing!  My 22 year old Toyota is looking good to some people now because of its 30 MPG/City! I haven’t had to change much to… Read more »

The Hermès Mystique

I don’t know what it is about Hermès that just makes me weak in the knees…and I know I’m not the only one! I just finished reading a new book “Bringing Home the Birkin” by Michael Tonello. I just drank in the book! It is about an eBay seller who starts out selling Hermès scarves… Read more »

A Date With Destiny? Wise Words From Coco!

I love quotes, and this is one of my favorites regarding one’s personal appearance: “I can’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little, if only out of politeness.  And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny and it’s best to be… Read more »