Women often tended to the children and house while their husbands, sons and other male relatives worked the fields. It wasn't until WWI that women started to get their hands dirty, and didn't become common place until WWII. All these photos were taken in Oregon, most are from the late war...

On The Wrist: Hand Stamped Brass Bracelet by Spiffing Jewelry , Tanner Goods bracelet and a homemade 4 piece braid bracelet Todays inspiration comes from the good people at J Crew, who so graciously offer not only a selection of fineries on a quaterly basis, but also offer a catalog of...

You just hit 'around me' and it automatically conjures up the closest thrift stores with address, phone and occasionally ratings. Goodwill in Albany? You can copy and paste the address into the Iphone Maps app and get directions right there without ever visiting Google. It's amazing, I highly...

Okay, ever since I lived in Canada and shopped at the Hudson Bay

I nabbed a few really cool vintage folding chairs at the bins recently as well, which I have actually gotten to use! I love the ridiculously bright yellow plastic tubing, it reminds me of furniture I had in my Barbie Dream House when I was a kid. Everything in Barbie's house was yellow,...

And also relevant to my current needlepoint obsession is this pair of re-purposed 'dyeable' wedding heels covered in a hideous clown needlepoint Although she picked up both the shoes and the needlepoint at the Goodwill The end product reminds me of the Lanvin for H&M collection shoes...

I always have ideas rattling around in my skull Next on my list is accomplishing some decent needlepoint. I thought this would be a good step as it's something I can do while watching movies

Blouse: Zara, Skirt: Pendleon x OC, Necklace: In God We Trust, Sweater: Malene Birger, Sunglasses: House of Harlow, Shoes: Rachel Antonoff x Bass, Blanket: Pendleton. Coat: Marni, Diary: Leaversmith of London, Socks: Toast UK, Sweater: Reiss, Boots: Doc Martin, Clutch: Topshop. Sweater:...

Oh, if anyone knows where I can get the matching jacket in Small I will come to your house every week for a year and you may punch me in the face one time per visit. White Linen shirt: The Limited , Red Sweater: Target, Shorts: Creep by Hiroshi Awai, Jacket: Levi's x Pendleton, Shoes:...

if you are in town before it leaves, you should definitely go! Cool furniture at Moma The Grand Chandelier from The Hotel Paris, at Moma We managed to squeeze in a few recommended tourist attractions as well, such as walking the newly built elevated boardwalk through the Chelsea...

 

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