Tire-Changing Clothes

No, I am not the one changing the tire.  But I am getting four new tires after work today.  And this is my tire-changing outfit.  So I can sit in the lobby and surf on my iPad.

Jeans by Old Navy.
Jeans by Old Navy.
This vest was an awesome Millard Fillmore jacket that became even more awesome when I took the sleeves out.
This vest was an awesome Millard Fillmore jacket that became even more awesome when I took the sleeves out.
Cowl neck sweater by Conspiracy.
Cowl neck sweater by Conspiracy.
Boots by Merona.
Boots by Merona.

Enjoy this day!
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Rocking the Blues in 1980s Vintage Clothes

Once again, it’s somewhat of a fashion post.  If these bore you or drive you crazy, just skip over them.  I love creating outfits.  And don’t forget that I have the shop to think of.  When I wear my vintage items out, it is amazing how many people will ask where I got them.  Uh, my shop!  I love collecting vintage things and I love providing amazing outfits for local entertainers and theater peeps.

Now, the1980s fashion scene might seem horrid; and, in a lot of ways it was.  But some of the coolest, cutest dresses are from the late 80s and into the 90s.  Sadly, one way to tell if something is older and from this time (and earlier) is whether or not it was made in the USA.  Look at the tag.  You won’t see many modern items made in the USA.  Isn’t that sad?

Jason had a gig Saturday night, so I decided to rock a 1980s vibe.  The jacket is an awesome jacket with stripes, made in USA by Stringbean.  The dress is a rocking 1980s or 90s by Street Code, made in USA.  Wish we still had all these awesome clothes made here in our country!

Enjoy this day!

Tornado Blues Band
Tornado Blues Band with guests the Hornados.
Vintage 1980s or 90s jacket by Stringbean
Vintage 1980s or 90s jacket by Stringbean
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Vintage dress by Street Code
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Vintage dress by Street Code. Sparkly tights. Boots by Merona from Target.
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Jacket by Stringbean.


Thanksgiving Day

Dear Friends,

Yesterday was full of things to be thankful for: healthy, happy children; food; sweet friendship; music; fall leaves and the promise of a garden; freedom.

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After a family dinner, Jason and I went to help a friend who was having trouble with her tree lights! This 11-foot tree took 10 strands of lights, so no wonder she was frustrated. While she and I visited, Jason traced every strand and found the problem! What a pretty tree.

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Jack Russell terriers, Penny and Maggie
Jack Russell terriers, Penny and Maggie
Boots with cut-outs, by Bumper.
Boots with cut-outs, by Bumper.
lacy belt
Dress by Red Camel. Shirt by Angie. Not sure who made the belt.
Top French braid.
Top French braid.

Walking billboard for the shop. That’s me. Handmade bracelets and old keys on leather cord, lacy this, lacy that; but I am not complaining. I have always loved clothes, something I came by honest. Both my grandmothers loved clothes and pretty things. They were very different in their style, but they did have a love of clothing in common. With this, I will close. Jason and I are pulling his tree out of the attic tonight. It will be fun to decorate and relax this evening. Hopefully there will be time left over to practice our music some.

Enjoy this day!

Lynn

Fashion Post: Denim Skirt with a Touch of Mosaics

Today, the day before Thanksgiving, will be a workday, and then after work a busy running around doing errands to prepare for tomorrow. Today’s clothes are casual. Skirt: H&M. Gray T: Old Navy. Cream tank: Xhilaration. Boots: Breckelle’s.

casual denim skirt outfit
casual denim skirt outfit
potted rosemary
potted rosemary
shallow mosaic birdbath
shallow mosaic birdbath
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Love this page torn from a gardening magazine. On the to-do list.

I have been working with mosaics again; just a little bit. My first attempt at getting back into it resulted in a shallow birdbath. It’s pretty but rough. It holds not enough water, so I soon will build up the sides a bit more. There is a lot of clay in the soil here, so it was very hard to dig out a place in the ground for a mold. I will have to do better next time!

Enjoy this day!

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