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Designer Spotlight: New Zealand’s Benjamin Black Goldsmiths

July 25, 2014
Designer Spotlight: New Zealand’s Benjamin Black Goldsmiths

While I like to spotlight local designers whenever possible, I couldn’t resist “traveling” around the world to New Zealand’s Benjamin Black Goldsmiths, and sharing with you the amazing jewelry they produce! I got a chance to ask the founder and head goldsmith/designer Benjamin Clark himself some questions.  Here’s our brief interview, where Benjamin talks...

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Random Outfits: June 5: Ninja Style Jumpsuit

July 25, 2014
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Every time I wear this jumpsuit two things happen. First, my husband makes a ninja reference. Second, I remember how much of a pain it is to pee while wearing a jumpsuit. However, neither deter me enough from wearing this lovely piece. It’s super...

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Random Outfits: June 4: A Little Grunge… Boyfriend Jeans & High Heels

July 23, 2014
Random Outfits: June 4: A Little Grunge… Boyfriend Jeans & High Heels

Back with another Random Outfits post, and this time, I did something I’ve always said I would never do: I pulled something from my “donate” pile and moved it back to my closet.  When I was going through my stuff with a friend, I...

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Random Outfits: June 3: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

July 21, 2014
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Finally back with some more Random Outfits posts! I had some camera issues, without realizing it, and while all my photos came out fine, it was the dates that...

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A Tutorial That’s Not What You Think…

July 18, 2014
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“Does what you do out here, match what you feel in here?” Think about it.  This tutorial isn’t what you think… it’s not about makeup. Oh no, it’s about...

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Upcoming Event: Dash Me’s Summer Swap Party

July 16, 2014
Dash Me Summer Swap - July 26, 2014

Another great clothing swap opportunity is coming up on Saturday, July 26, 2014! I love clothing swaps, and Dash Me’s Summer Swap Party is going to be the place to...

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Random Outfits: May 31: The Dress Almost Left Behind

July 9, 2014
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As you likely know, I do quite a bit of thrifting, and every thrifter will tell you about “the one that got away”. Sometimes, it’s many things, other times,...

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Random Outfits: May 26: Made in USA

July 8, 2014
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I figured I’d close out Memorial Day with a bit of patriotism mixed with some sporty elements and some rocker-chic elements, and this is what I got.  A random outfits look...

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Random Outfits: May 25: A Little Adventure

July 7, 2014
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On May 25th hubs and I enjoyed breakfast together and then decided to check out this pier-looking thing we’d seen driving along Michigan’s Red Arrow Highway. This particular random outfits...

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Random Outfits: May 24: Welcome, Summer!

July 3, 2014
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Memorial Day weekend is, traditionally, the start of summer, and it certainly felt like summer had finally arrived!  I welcomed the weekend by wearing a black embroidered dress (found...

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Wordless Wednesday: Favorite Circle Tour Roadtrip Moments

July 2, 2014
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Here are my favorite roadtrip moments from our Lake Michigan Circle Tour, which we took June 20 through the 23. It was a trip to celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary....

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Random Outfits: May 16: Wanna Taco ‘Bout It?

July 1, 2014
Random Outfits: May 16: Wanna Taco 'Bout It?

Dear Mother Nature, it appears you’re sad… Wanna Taco ‘Bout It? Back to wearing a sweater in the middle of spring.  But the t-shirt I wore kind of made up...

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Random Outfits: May 14: Mother of Dragons, It’s Cold Out Again!

June 30, 2014
Random Outfits: May 14: Mother of Dragons, It's Cold Out Again!

They say if you don’t like the weather in Chicago you should just stick around for a few hours, but May was getting out of hand!  After wearing a...

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Random Outfits: May 12: Spotted… Cobalt!

June 29, 2014
Random Outfits: May 12: Spotted... Cobalt!

On May 12th, the nice weather continued, so I opted to wear a skirt to work, with sandals.  I’m always cold, so sandals at work is a rare occurrence,...

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Random Outfits: May 11: Flowers for Mother’s Day

June 28, 2014
Random Outfits: May 11: Flowers for Mother's Day

On Mother’s Day, May 11, we had some beautiful weather.  It was gorgeous out, and even–dare I say it–hot!  I took full advantage of the situation and dressed up...

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