Posted in April 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

Happy weekend lovelies! I want to take this opportunity to thank some readers for nominating me for a few awards! Thank you all for sharing the love. ;0 As you are aware, I’m relatively new to blogging and it’s really lovely to have the support of my fellow bloggers! Special thanks to: Miss Meadows for … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…1950s Shoes!

Oh, for the Love of…1950s Shoes!

Good afternoon lovelies! One of my favourite things about Spring/Summer is the need (or want) to purchase new shoes. I need, yes need, some new shoes to match all my new 1950s dresses I recently purchased. My feet are definitely calling out to be adorned by some lovely shoes! My last blog post featured Spring/Summer … Continue reading

A Look at 1956 Spring/Summer Dresses

A Look at 1956 Spring/Summer Dresses

Good afternoon lovelies! It’s raining, cold and dreary outside. So, I’m trying to make it sunny inside! I’ve pressed some fresh coffee and I’m flipping through some catalogs from 1956 that my mother gave me. The dresses for Spring/Summer of that year were spectacular! I love the bright colours, patterns, fabrics and the swing dress … Continue reading

Vintage Runs in the Family

Vintage Runs in the Family

Baubles Antiques, My Mother’s Shop In the 90s, my mother had an antique shop (Baubles Antiques) in our home that specialized in vintage clothing and jewellery. I kick myself now for not taking full advantage of the amazing items she had in the store. Apparently, as a teen, I was more preoccupied with other matters … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of….Lady Head Vases!

Oh, for the Love of….Lady Head Vases!

Good afternoon ladies and gents! Today’s post is about an item I collect and adore, lady head vases. I started collecting these years ago and my mother often adds ladies to the growing collection. I love lady head vases because they’re beautiful, fashionable, glamourous and also have a practical use. What is a Lady Head … Continue reading

Happy Bunny Day!

Happy Bunny Day!

I love chocolate. I like bunnies and adore pastel colours. So, in a superficial way at least, I enjoy Easter. I love having a yummy ham dinner with my family. I’m really looking forward to  mercilessly eating the ears and face off of a chocolate hare! Poor little Peter Cottontail… I can’t think of a … Continue reading

Treasure Trove

Treasure Trove

Hello my lovelies! Sorry I’ve been ‘missing in action’ and haven’t written a blog post in a little while. I’m on vacation and visiting my family in my hometown. There truly is no place like home! 🙂 I love visiting here because I get to spend time with my amazing family and also do some … Continue reading