You show ’em, girls

You show ’em, girls

Through most of elementary school, my mother dressed me in dresses. When I complained that I couldn’t hang upside down on the playground for fear of showing my underwear, she was unsympathetic. That was before Francie Pants, of course. These soft, comfortable...
Cute girls’ clothes that play tough

Cute girls’ clothes that play tough

My preschooler is currently on a dress kick and I cannot tell you how many times I have to argue with her about wearing dresses to the playground. It’s not that she can’t move around in a skirted bottom, but since she tends to be a little rough and tumble,...
Every rose has its anodized thorn

Every rose has its anodized thorn

When my daughter was born, my favorite necklace was this big fat stone pendant. Exactly the kind of thing that you don’t wear with a newborn whose lack of neck control makes her head wobble and fall against your chest a hundred times a day. With neck control now...
Iron on patches just went from hobo to hip

Iron on patches just went from hobo to hip

Maybe my children have exceptionally pointy knees (entirely possible), but I’m forever pulling holey jeans out of the laundry and setting them aside for mending. But then I remember that 1) I have no time, 2) I don’t sew. Oops. Thank goodness for the...
Spring is in the air. Or over my shoulder.

Spring is in the air. Or over my shoulder.

With Spring only a few days away, and the weather down South already getting warmer, I’m more than ready to pack away the winter coats and trade in my dark brown and black bags for a lighter replacement — say the awesome spring handbag from Denmark’s...

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