Small Business Saturday: Always Fits

I've recently come across a rather large amount of small businesses, each one more impressive than the next, which led me to wonder why some of them didn't have the following I felt they deserved. Hence, the beginning of my "Small Business Saturday" blog series. Twice a month, I will be featuring a small business [...]

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A Touch of Pink, Tropical Tiki Print, and a Modern Day Pill Box Purse

It's been vastly dreary here in Boston this week, so I thought I'd liven things up with a bit with some bright colors and tropical vibes. I've had this outfit for some time now and have been dying to show it off, but I've always felt that something was missing from it. I couldn't quite [...]

Fairy Pink, Roses & Polka Dots, and the Return of Winter

I've apparently been lulled into a false sense of spring, so much so that I pulled my favorite floral frock from the back of my closet, only to have to put away again. The Emma 1950s Dress from Hell Bunny is a robust mid-century housewife reproduction. The eye-catching design features pink and yellow roses, white [...]

The BBRBF Book Club: An Antique Scarf, Golden Age Hoops, and Bette Davis

Hello and welcome to another edition of The BBRBF Book Club! Our book this month is The Bette Davis Club by Jane Lotter and just like Bette Davis herself, it's full of sass and drama. Here is a plot summary from Goodreads: The morning of her niece’s wedding, Margo Just drinks a double martini and contemplates [...]

Pinks, Reds, Harlequin, and Flower Beds

Everyone's favorite holiday is right around the corner: Valentine's Day! Ok, so most people actually hate it, and I used to be one of them. That is, when I didn't have a Valentine. Now that I've been with Anthony for over four years, Valentine's Day is just another day. Don't get me wrong, I love getting [...]

An Antique Trolley, Modern Florals, and Pin Curls

One of the reasons I love living in Boston is the history, but you don't have to head downtown to experience it. I recently posted this black and white photograph to my Instagram. It's an image from 1955 of the trolley station across from my apartment building. This trolley is still running and I take it [...]