Christmas is the season of giving. And there’s nothing more fitting for the holiday season than gifts that are more than a token of love to someone in your life–but to someone trying to break free from slavery in some other part of the world. The FairTrade movement is growing, and it is such an important cause to be a part of whenever possible. That’s why here
I stumbled into the nursery at Classical Conversation each Tuesday morning last fall, barely put together and dressed for dealing with snotty-nosed toddlers. Yup, baggy jeans and old sweatshirts became a staple. It took several bleary-eyed mornings before I realized that the Moms signing in their children were better dressed than I, yet were dealing with multiple children with poise and modesty. How did they
Autumn trends for 2015 are everywhere. Ashley, my friend and blogger at Bramblewood Fashion, is hosting/hosted an event where all of her readers could practice their fall-looks and show the results under the same hashtag. Other style-blogging friends have spoken up about how happy they are for the trends of this year and are already gathering items for the long winter. Sherpa, the magazines crow.
I don’t know why, but as a girl I never really cared much for fall. I didn’t like the colors brown, red or orange and I wasn’t crazy about mums, either. I didn’t understand why people wanted to put dead corn on their porches to decorate with. Everything changed after Mark and I got married in the fall. The changing color of the leaves was
My name is Darby, and I’m a thrift store addict. No, really. I am addicted and it is absolutely the best thing. Thrift shopping is my idea of a good time. A good 80% of my wardrobe is made up from wonderful things I’ve found from my local thrift stores. Thrifting is like searching for hidden gems. You may have to dig through a lot of junk,