{10.5 & 10.6 | winding down }

As anyone near Minneapolis knows, we’re having freakishly nice weather ’round here. I’m thrilled to have a few more days to wear dresses with no tights! Yay! {10.6} I can’t remember who I saw doing the cardigan wrap, but I like the look and how... read more

{10.3 | hot autumn days}

This crazy fall weather is killing me! How does one dress for fall AND dress for 80-degree weather? It’s a mystery. tank: Avenue? Last year? sweater: New York and co. skirt: handmade, not blogged. yet. necklace: vintage… bracelets: Avenue, last year-ish... read more

On the difficulties of wearing boots when endowed with ‘curvy’ calves…

Good morning, you freakish fowls of non-nature, bred to have XL-sized legs, all the better for, um. Perhaps this is something you should discuss with your Gold’n Plump representative…. Let’s talk boots, shall we? The leaves are falling and the wind... read more

{9.26 | clever or got dressed in the dark?}

I couldn’t decide all day long if I loved the pattern mixing going on today or if I looked like a crazy lady. It’s a bit hard to see in the photo, but the dress is grey, black, white and purple; the sweater is grape and fuschia. I think it’s a... read more

The shoe fairy loves me.

Greetings all you sub-par tinkerbells. Today I just have a short tale of a retail MIRACLE!! Unlike the rest of blogland, I’ve only been half paying attention to the Missoni for Target hub-bub. I knew it was coming, in fact, I had a vague idea that it was here,... read more

Self Stitched September so far…

Greetings you furry legged newts. Do you guys get more fearful as Halloween approaches and the witches need your legs and tails to work on their witchy brews? Today’s post is a CHEATER post, in that I’ve actually been taking AND editing daily outfit... read more

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.



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