What I Loved In August

The sun is shining brightly through the windows, even as it nears setting.  September first arrived and the temperature dipped noticeably.  We were up at the house in Cultus Lake this weekend.  Every year my fiancee’s family spends a week at the “cabin”, a palatial home built with the true feeling of the Pacific Northwest…

What I’m Loving – June/July Edition

I cannot believe it’s already mid July. Where has time gone to?  Before we know it, Autumn will arrive and then Winter.  Our wedding is in 145 days!. OMG.   Ok, slow down. It’s still only July and as much as I wanted to do a favourites blog for June there was just too much going…

Tour My New Closet & Step Into Spring Fashion Tag.

“I like my money right where I can see it… hanging in my closet” – Carrie Bradshaw   I’ve written 4 other “In My Closet” blogs; Two Summer entries, One Winter and one Autumn/Winter. This is my first Spring closet blog, how exciting! I’ve been waiting anxiously to share this one. 1. Because I bought…

Unboxing the FabFitFun Spring 2018 Box

Two Christmases ago my fiancee bought me a subscription to the FabFitFun Box, a quarterly treasure chest of cosmetics, home ware, health and fashion products. For $200 a year I get 4 boxes (valued at over $200 each), one in Winter, another in Spring, Summer and Fall.  I get to try full sized products (never…

Scrapbooks, Collages and Dreams, Oh My.

#TBT alert!  Before Pinterest or Instagram I had my printer, scissors and tape.  I like to keep blank journals and love receiving them as gifts.  See, I write A LOT.  I journal, write lists, take notes when I’m studying, write letters.  Today we were at the grocery store and my Fiancee looked and me and…

In An Atmospheric Mood

at·mos·pher·ic ˌatməsˈfirik,ˌatməsˈferik/ adjective  1. Relating to the atmosphere of the earth or (occasionally) another planet. “atmospheric conditions such as fog, snow, rain” 2.  Creating a distinctive mood, typically of romance, mystery, or nostalgia.“atmospheric lighting” This will be a bit of a ramble about what’s been inspiring me lately.  Perhaps it’s the beginning of the new…

Inside My Closet – Winter 2017/18 Haul

I’m a cold weather person and always look forward to pulling out the boots and sweaters.  These are a few pieces I’ve added to my wardrobe this Winter season.  I’ve been wanting to share this entry for a while but with the Christmas season busy-ness, I just didn’t find the time to photograph it.  Today’s…

Welcome To My Closet – Summer Haul (with Tag)

I did a closet haul last Summer and another for Autumn/Winter and so many of you enjoyed and commented on them that I thought I’d do a new one with pieces I’ve added for this season. I’ll also be answering a fun Summer Tag from a fashion blog I follow. Welcome to my closet. 1….

In My Closet – Autumn Edition Tag

How do you organize your clothes?   I recently created a small shoe closet in my dressing room with a simple book shelf from Ikea.  I like to keep my hats and gloves in baskets.  Knits, cashmere, scarves and jeans are folded  and my Autumn/Winter clothes are pulled out of storage to replace the Spring/Summer closet. What is…