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...

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,...

Between work, the blog, and the initial stages of wedding planning, these not-so-lazy, hazy days of summer are slipping by much too quickly. This weekend proved wonderfully relaxing though: a dinner at my maid of honour's house Friday night; a leisurely afternoon spent reading wedding...

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:...

Just a few blocks from our temporary home! Day 1: beating the heat in an Anthropologie summer dress We arrived really late on Friday and found a great little diner that was open late enough for us to order sliders, which turned out to actually be three full-sized burgers per person. Not...

Enjoying my energy levels before I hit the third trimester So we made a little list of things we wanted to do over the summer. I had been to the Amelia Trust farm before with Mr A but we had not been as a family and thought the first week all the kids went back to school would be a perfect...

It's been a busy start to the summer! I turned 27 on July 2nd, Yay me! I also am now the proud Mama of a beautiful Macbook Pro, which I am gleefully typing this on. But most exciting of all, as you may have guessed, I'm headed to New York! Brace yourself..... I've never been! Can you believe...

Even in a summer collection they find ways to incorporate my favourite material. Their SS11 collection proves no excpetion, with subtle details of leather in a safari and desert hued collection. In recent seasons they have really amped up the accessories, as evidenced by the absolutely...

" (read more here) Here's Summer Daze by Tamara Lichtenstein for Ben Trovato:

Does that count as fashion? Okay, this time when I promise more blogging, I mean it. Thanks for all your support, everyone, whether you like it or not... truly, thank you!! xo

 

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