Posts Tagged: winter

The Magical Vintage Technicolor KENZO Coat

I am an avid vintage clothing lover, and spend many hours haunting thrift stores in pursuit of those certain elusive sartorial treasures. I sell vintage clothing – the pieces I can bear to part with, that is.  I collect vintage clothing – the pieces that I cannot wear but love to just have around to… Read more »

Cold Weather Skin Care: Bring Out The Gentle Big Guns!

My skin care “incident” last week with using full-strength argan oil (see my previous blog post) is almost over – I am pretty much recovered. This reaction, coupled with a drop in outside temperatures to below freezing, prompted me to make a change to my skin care routine. Gentle and Protect are the key words… Read more »

A Happy New Year’s (Eve) To You!

As I write this, I realize that most of the world has already celebrated the arrival of 2013.  But living in the Pacific Northwest, we still have about 6 hours to go until the appointed hour.  I am tucked into my house on this very cold night and am commencing to cook Hoppin’ John and… Read more »