Sensitive Skin Care, Uncategorized

Maladies, Melodies, Allergies: The MCI/MI Allergy Saga Continues

Three years ago I wrote a post about an allergic reaction I developed around my eyes and the saga of being diagnosed with an allergy to a preservative called Methylisothiazolinone/methylchloroisothiazolinone (or MI/MCI for short). You can read the full post here, but it basically boils down to the idea that I am allergic to a… Continue reading Maladies, Melodies, Allergies: The MCI/MI Allergy Saga Continues

Events, fashion, Food, liverpool

In Liverpool for the Curve Fashion Festival?

The Curve Fashion Festival is less than a month away, and I know that many lovely people I’m connected with via the Internet will be traveling to Liverpool to enjoy some plus size fashion. I’d originally planned to write a detailed, exhaustive, and organized post of all the different things to see, do, eat and… Continue reading In Liverpool for the Curve Fashion Festival?

Events, fashion, liverpool, Thoughts

Kitty Fuller, The British Style Collective, Beautiful Is ___ and Some Other Things I Really Like

When I moved to Liverpool nearly seven years ago, I knew no one. Seriously. No one. So obviously I did exactly what I would have done if I were still living in Kentucky: I took my lonely self to Starbucks and drank coffee for several hours every single day. Eventually, the baristas took pity on… Continue reading Kitty Fuller, The British Style Collective, Beautiful Is ___ and Some Other Things I Really Like

Opinion

This Note’s For You

I have this note that's about six years old, and it's been with me through four different house moves and about a million different purses. It looks like this:   It's creased and crumpled because I've folded and unfolded it, read it and re-read it, loved it and loved it some more. That weird difference in… Continue reading This Note’s For You

fashion, Outfits

Happiness Is…

I'm back home stateside in Kentucky for a few weeks, and I'm so happy to be home! I'm living out of a suitcase, the weather has been a bit all over the place, and I'm not sure that I packed appropriately. But - despite all this - I promised myself I'd try to be better about posting… Continue reading Happiness Is…

Sensitive Skin Care

Maladies, Melodies, Allergies

I have never been the type of person to pay attention to what's actually in the products I use. If I find a perfume or lotion that smells good, I practically bathe in it (probably to the point of choking people around me). If I find a foundation or concealer that covers my blemishes or hides… Continue reading Maladies, Melodies, Allergies