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What We Kept – The Return of the 90s

Have I ever told you guys the story of the Docs I’ve regretted not buying for the past 30 years? No? Well, it was a wondrous day when I walked into a TJ Maxx in 1995 and they had the Andy Warhol Doc Martens AND the snakeskin Docs there ON SALE. I only had enough [...]

Mix Tape October

At the Moment: October is when things start going berserk here. Halloween & Holiday Prep for family and Reware and Detroit Urban Craft Fair. Remodeling details. Late nights working for both of us. Overly scheduled weekends. It is both crazy fun and overwhelmingly busy. I won’t lie though, I love it! I am truly, truly [...]

Mix Tape!

It’s been a long time since I wrote a Mix Tape post! Here’s some things that we’ve been up to that I haven’t shared with you guys, and what we’ve been enjoying lately… Watching We are hooked on The Americans! Have you watched it yet? Listening Been loving Depeche Mode’s “Delta Machine” and David Bowie’s [...]

Family Style: Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday was a chilly one, but we still dressed as if it was spring that day (we can pretend, right?). We went to early morning church service and had brunch afterwards. Here’s what we wore: Me: Vintage ’70s Floral Empire Waist Dress Tree Necklace – Gift from Dan, from Naka Grey Faux Suede Shoes [...]

Sewing Weekend

This weekend, my Janome and I spent A LOT of quality time together, making curtains for half the house. She put up with me and the long hours very well, and in turn, I’ll be treating her to a tune-up later this month. My treat for all the hard work? Using my new studio area [...]

Happy 50th Doc Martens!

via the Dr. Martens blog Dr. Martens turn 50 years old today! Love this picture they posted on their blog today – these young hoodlums in front of the BOY London store (another one of my favorite brands!) I got my first pair of Docs when I was 17 years old. They were boots with [...]