Sunday, March 31, 2019

Showgirl Royalty

Hello there! I've had a pretty nice three day weekend thus far. In spite or not doing a ton of things, it stills flies by, of course. Yesterday was the MOST perfect, gorgeous spring day!! It got up to 74 degrees, and was very sunny. I was happy to be out and about for a few hours, driving with my windows down and sun roof open. I met friends for lunch, and then went to an antique mall, where I found a couple of items. I could've bought more, but restrained myself.
Friday night Bob and I went out to dinner to a place we had never been to before, about fifteen minutes away. It was okay, but we probably won't go back anytime soon. It's nice to try new place sometimes though, despite the fact that I'm a creature of habit. 
Tomorrow is April(!!!), and it'll be two weeks until we leave for our Vegas vacation. March went by really fast, so I'm hoping the trend continues, and that the next two weeks fly by. I'm beyond ready to go away.
In the pictures below I'm wearing my newest Trashy Diva dress, that I got early in the month. I really love this gorgeous 1940's reproduction print, which is called Showgirl Royalty. The style I'm wearing is called the 1940's. I have I believe five TD 1940's dresses now. I really love wearing this style, even though it doesn't have the big, full circle skirt that dominates my closet. 
The Enid Collins purse in the pictures is my latest EC. I love how the background color is blue, instead of the typical tan/off-white color, or black. This purse is in mint condition, which is very rare for EC purses; there's almost always at least wear to the handles (and even sometimes one or both handles will have broken), but this beautiful purse appears to be unused.  







Dress: Trashy Diva
Earrings, bangles: Etsy (Luxulite, BrighterBakelite)
Purse: eBay (Enid Collins)
Heels: BAIT Footwear

~Bye bye for now!

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Beautiful Butterflies

Helo there! It's a beautiful, sunny SPRING day out! I'm SO glad that spring has finally arrived. It's still pretty cold in the morings, but the daily highs have slowly been inching up, which makes me a very happy girl. I don't know about you, but when springtime rolls around, my mood/general outlook definitely improves. It also smells really nice outside now, so I love having our windows open. I haven't noticed any flowers blooming yet, but hopefulyl very soon!
This weeked has been relatively quiet. Bob and I went out to dinner Friday night with his brother and father, to a local Italian restaurant that we frequent. I got a personal plain pizza, which is what I always get there, and it's so yummy. They did burn it a bit this time though, which I'm not a fan of burnt anything, but it wasn't too badly burnt that it ruined it. Yesterday Bob worked on a shed he's building on our property, and then he met a friend for dinner. I just stayed home, and did super fun things like cleaning, laundry, and working out! 
Oh, and I also started watching a Netflix show about the dissapearance of Madeleine McClain. I'm a little over halfway through. I'm a sucker for true crime stories.
In the pictures below I'm wearing my new Bernie Dexter butterfly Kelly dress. I've never owned a dress with butterflies, and I love this print. The colors are amazing. Butterflies are so gorgeous, aren't they?? I think this is a very appropriate dress for spring, too!








Dress: Bernie Dexter
Bangles, earrings: Etsy (BrighterBakelite, Luxulite)
Purse: eBay (vintage)

Heels: BAIT Footwear

~Bye bye for now!

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Pennsylvania Trip

Hello there! Yesterday I spent the whole day shopping with my mom in Pennsylvania. We went to an antique mall, an antique show, a holiday shop, went to lunch, and picked up my Heywood Wakefield coffee table from a dealer's mother's house (where he stores the pieces he restores). The coffee table spins, which is really neat! My parents are going to drop it off to us this week, and we're going to put it in our apartment now, instead of waiting to put it in our house we're building. It was a fun day, plus the sun was shining the whole time, and it wasn't bitterly cold out! 
I bought some Easter bunnies (newly made out of antique molds), my mom bought me a gorgeous pink feather tree, which I already put up, a $3 vintage "Good Housekeeping" Christmas magazine (from 1949),  a vintage Christmas pop-up children's book (from 1951), a small vintage plastic bunny, and an Easter card from the 20's. I have a few feather trees now, but this pink one is definitely my favorite!
Friday night I went over my friend's apartment to visit, and today Bob and I will just be hanging out at home. I'm glad the clocks went ahead last night! I won't be getting blinded by sun glare on my commutes anymore, which is great; that was getting old. Spring really is just around the corner now!
In the pictures below I'm wearing my Bernie Dexter landscape print Kelly dress. I got this back in September, and have worn it every week or every other week since then! It's truly a staple in my closet. The print is absolutely stunning, and I love pairing it with pops of red. 









SO cute! I wanted to buy it, but resisted


I wanted this blue tree, too!





Dress: Bernie Dexter
Bangles, earrings: Etsy (BrighterBakelite, Luxulite)
Heels: BAIT Footwear

~Bye bye for now!

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Red Roses

Hello there! I went so long this winter without getting sick, but I finally got a cold a few days ago. I just hope it doesn't get worse. I had a three day weekend, because I took a vacation day Friday, just to stay home and relax. Friday night Bob and I went out to dinner and for drinks. We checked out a restaurant we had never been to together before. I got a chicken salad wrap, and it was small, but I really liked it. Yesteday I met my friend at Panera for lunch, and today I'll just be staying in. 
We're getting a snowstorm starting this late afternoon.; we're supposed to get five to eight inches. The past couple of days we got snow too; two or three inches on two different days.
It seems like winter is now trying to make up for the lack of snow we had the rest of it, but I find that super annoying, because it's FINALLY March, and I am beyond READY for spring!!! I want to see flowers and feel the beaming sun. We had the rainiest summer and fall in a long time, with plenty of dreary days, and then of course, a very gray, typical winter. 
Next Saturday my mom and I are going antiquing in Mifflinburg and Lewisburg, PA, and I can't wait! We always have a great time out there. She'll of course be bringing her doggy, Heidi, with us. We are also picking up a Heywood Wakefield vintage coffee table that Bob and I are buying to go in our new house, but for now, we'll be putting it in our living room in our current home. I'm in love with it; it spins!!
In the pictures below I'm wearing the outfit I wore out Friday night. This Trashy Diva Red Roses Honey is such a beautiful print. I'm definitely bringing this to Vegas with me NEXT MONTH!! 
The purse in the pictures is an Enid Collins; I have quite a budding collectin of EC purses now. I got my first one back in June. I of course seek out the brightly colored ones. They're so cheery, and I love using them. I got this one and another EC colorful box purse together from eBay for such a great price! It makes me so happy to find one in good conidition, that's colorful and adorable, and for a great price!








Dress: Facebook group (Trashy Diva)
Earrings, bangles: Splendette
Purse: eBay (Enid Collins)
Heels: BAIT Footwear 

~Bye bye for now!