General Well-Being

Closet Purge and the role of clothes in my diet

Feeling better about myself helped me improve myself. Feeling shitty about myself has never gotten me anywhere.

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Books, Entertainment, Television

The ‘A’ stands for Anxiety: Anne with an E

Okay, so. . . I finally started watching Anne with an E yesterday. Totally late to the party, I didn't think I'd have anything new to say about it. I got through four episodes and had to take a break. I've been thinking about it all last night and this morning, working out why I… Continue reading The ‘A’ stands for Anxiety: Anne with an E

historical costume, Sewing

Drunken Dress: Riley Farm Colonial Fair Dress

Wherein I give you a run down of my endeavors to create my first 18th Century (ish) dress for an weekend event at the Riley Farm Colonial Fair with my Costume Sisters. Since I'm not a great sewer/sewist (I never know which to use), I'll just let you peek into my "process", which - naturally… Continue reading Drunken Dress: Riley Farm Colonial Fair Dress

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On Today’s Episode of “Your Faves are Problematic” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

It was announced this weekend that Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name will be removed the Association for Library Service to Children’s Laura Ingalls Wilder Award because of how the “Little House on the Prairie” author portrayed minorities in her novels. The name of the award will be changed to the Children's Literature Legacy Award. (The ALSC… Continue reading On Today’s Episode of “Your Faves are Problematic” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Donation Lists, Uncategorized

How You Can Help Families Separated At The Border

UPDATE: Trump has signed an executive order curtailing the separation of children from their parents at the border. This is a win, but please still consider donating to organizations helping the children at the border in the coming weeks. Because this policy enactment came with no time administrators to prepare, there was no plan or… Continue reading How You Can Help Families Separated At The Border