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MIND THE MUSIC: Birds of a Feather

MIND THE MUSIC: Birds of a Feather

Watch tha' Birdie (image source) It's been said, that birds of a feather, FUNK together.

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Quick Change: Dress for Success

Quick Change: Dress for Success

Dollar for dollar, choosing well made, long lasting garments gives you the best style bang for your buck.With  less than 15 minutes to get dressed and out the door, I needed an outfit that looked well put together, professional yet creative. I als...

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#SECONDHANDFIRST: Cool.

#SECONDHANDFIRST: Cool.

The smug look on my face is probably from the fact I was feeling super smart and clever in my 100% SECONDHANDFIRST outfit. I can't say that it was ALL "thrifted," because it wasn't. It's EVEN better. STOP. Hear me out. The shirt and the shorts wer...

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Fresh Picks of the Week: Green + Gold

Fresh Picks of the Week: Green + Gold

Citizen Rosebud Vintage: Fresh Picks for Fine FolksOh I've been busy as a leprechaun, posing in front of the camera, and listing some of my best frocks and follies for my shops on eBay and Etsy. Possibly because this week had a certain green loving hol...

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MIND THE MUSIC: Give Me Chocolate

Mar 19, 2014
MIND THE MUSIC: Give Me Chocolate

Heavy Metal, Lite: Baby Metal wants Chocolate.
"Somewhere in Norway there is a metal-head in corpse paint standing in a forest crying tears of blood.”  -Octopit to Jezebel

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Outfit: Belles, Tattered Skies

Outfit: Belles, Tattered Skies

The Art of Dressing for Life: Wear what you love love love, and artfully live.The outfit is perhaps a bit ordinary, nothing that shouts "fashion" or "art", or is particularly remarkable. A couple of plaids, a polka dot, a straw hat and gold shoes, thro...

Chronicles of Nothing
Wedding, Engagement Ring Etiquette: What am I supposed to do here?

Mar 17, 2014
Wedding, Engagement Ring Etiquette: What am I supposed to do here?

I love my engagement ring. Granted, I never really wanted one because they are just a marketing ploy by diamond companies to sell diamonds. But the ring Paul gave me is so sparkly and it has a lot of meaning … Continue reading 

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Rubys Musings
Art on a Wednesday Afternoon

Soaking in my surroundings at the Crocker Art MuseumSacramento Ca. On Wednesday I progressed onto the next step of my journey towards doing something about some of my health issues that have been bogging me down for so many years now. I met wit...

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SECONDHANDFIRST: Mellicia Marx, Poplin Style

Mar 14, 2014
SECONDHANDFIRST: Mellicia Marx, Poplin Style



In 5th grade all I wanted was a pair of Guess jeans. I saved and saved and after months of saving I finally had enough money to bike to Macy’s and buy a pair. When I arrived, I realized that I couldn’t bring myself to use all of...

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Mind the Music: Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley (Golden Shoes)

Mind the Music: Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley (Golden Shoes)

This is the next installment of our new culture feature, mid-week: Mind the Music. Each Wednesday, we'll be posting some great tunes to get your toes tapping, and you, through to the end of your work week. Happy listening!Whoa boy.Young Swedes. ...