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Quick update: Throwback Quest

It’s been a while! Oops. The only meagre excuse I can offer up is as follows: “Uni kicked my ass for a couple of weeks, and then I forgot to write another post in the week after term ended.” Sorry! 1,384 more words




While standing in front of my closet, throwing clothing onto the bed, I realized I was having my most perfect 2017 dilemma. What to wear when performing in an improv show and then going to a “festive attire” Christmas party after? 307 more words

Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree at the Ugly Sweater Party (Fourth Edition)

A perennial favorite on my blog during the holidays seems to be my ugly Christmas sweater posts. Of course, back in the day to receive one of these as a gift was a monumental embarrassment. 1,865 more words


Step Back Into the 1950s

Like A Lady – Vintage Dresses for Vintage Lovin’ Gals.

Grey Vintage Winter Dress – This winter wonder comes straight out of a fashion magazine of the 50’s. 607 more words

Beauty & Fashion

Creature #8- Happiest Jack-o'-Lanterns

So I learned one thing about Halloween in Japan- Businesses prepare for it like stores in North Carolina prepare for Christmas!  Put out many displays at least 1 month in advance, create themed shopping opportunities non-stop, and make sure the ‘spirit of the season’ is front and center to attract all that money! 434 more words


BeeBee's first Cultural Day Celebration

Having my only kid away from me was the toughest decision I have ever made. It is a decision I question all the time. I have flown to Nigeria twice to see her in a span of three months and I will go again soon. 162 more words