Archive | May, 2009

The Compost Post!

(Image above: taken from

(Image above: taken from

Everyone, I’d like you to meet the newest addition to my family. He might be kind of ugly, smell a bit, and attract worms, but I love him just the same. So, let me introduce …

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Top Ten Things To Do On Your Day Off

  1. Visit an amusement park or water park. In Pittsburgh, we’re lucky to have great parks like Sandcastle and Kennywood (the amusement park where Adventureland was filmed)!
  2. Play Monster Golf. We love this blacklight indoor golf course – you can even
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Morgan’s Estate Sale Shop-athon!

By Morgan McVeagh

Over the past year, I’ve spent nearly every Saturday morning waking up to the sound of my mom’s voice. “You have 15 minutes”, my mom warns, “it’s time for estate sales.” This weekend was no different. 7:30

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Whiskers, A Dancing Birdie, and Bacon

Written by guest blogger, Turi Fesler

  • The World Beard and Mustache Championships are hosted in the U.S. this year! Check out some of the crazy facial hair these guys are sporting!
  • This bird can dance better than I can! Love
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These Boots are Made for Diggin’

Cinders, the mysophobic pig: Photo courtesy of

Written by guest blogger,  Rachel Savorelli

We all have our fears. Acrophobia (fear of heights), arachnophobia (fear of spiders), and spectrophobia (fear of ghosts), are just a few common fears that people …

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Sewing 101: How to Turn Bootcut Jeans Into Skinny Jeans


In the second installment of Sewing 101, Emily shows us how to turn regular old bootcut jeans into fabulous skinnies! You won’t believe how easy it is…

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Reflections of Glamour

{Image Above: Steven Meisel/Vogue Italia March 2008}

[Image Above: Steven Meisel/Vogue Italia March 2008]

For this weeks photo we took a step into the world of high fashion, Steven Meisel has photographed the covers of US and Italian Vogue for over 20 years.  This image comes from …

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Outfit of the Week: A New Era

I never fancied myself a pin-up girl, but something about Stop Staring! brings out the Bettie Page in my wardrobe. As the name would suggest, The Lindsay Dress is a personal favorite of mine. Black is so slimming, and the …

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Bicycle Belle

[Originally from ModCloth Style Exchange]

Today, I was inspired by altocumuluscastellanus and her love for the Notre Dame Bell Trench. I loved her great pose, the surreal setting, and the way she wore that pretty light jacket so …

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This Just In!

Technicolor Dream Top

It was another really hard choice but, after much thought, I decided that my favorite new item this week is the Technicolor Dream Top.  I can’t wait to wear it this summer tucked into high-waisted shorts …

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