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...

With my Iphone in hand and plenty of room in the back seat, Me and Corey embarked on a two day thrift binge to Corvallis and back to Portland . I don't endorse things per say, but I have to say I get really good use out of the free app 'Thrift Buddy'. You just hit 'around me' and it...

Quite playing games with my heart, Portland! On the upside, I have been running into more and more people wearing bow-ties these days, which warms my nerdy little heart . From top to bottom- Vest: Retro Eddie Bauer, Bow Tie: Turnbull & Asser Shirt: From Winn Perry , Belt: Thrifted,...

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,...

Maybe something with a bit of height I came across these little gems by Paul Green and gasped out loud They're Espa-clogs! Clog-padrilles! Then I found some pretty ideal flats from Ralph Lauren and Kate Spade, still pricey as the Kates are $189 and the Ralphs are over $200.

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:...

A few weeks ago I got together with a group of insanely talented ladies to style a photo shoot for Portland Jewelry Designer Natalie Joy's current collection. We lucked out and got the one nice day Portland has offered thus far! So a plate of sprinkled cupcakes and a few mimosas into the...

It appears to be a blend of their Fall apparel and the Pendleton Portland collection, I also spy a pair of the Vans collaboration sneakers. I've done my drooling over the wool ponchos and frilly hemmed wool shorts , I now bestow this honor on thee, good reader.

New York was great and all, but it's no Portland... What with our temperate climate, gorgeous mountains, clean, swim-able bodies of water and an extreme lack of Italian teenage boys, it's my own personal heaven. Also, I now have internet at home and a shiny new Mac book, so, let the blogging...

I swung by the Portland Bazaar on Saturday to do a little Christmas shopping and see just how many people would either forsake Crafty Wonderland, or even try to brave both. I was surprised, lord knows why, to have been swallowed up by a sea of Portlanders looking to puchase thoughtful gifts...

 

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