what i wore

The Atomic Dress (Butterick 5454) and a daily dress!

Greetings robins! It’s alright. Everything’s fine here in Minnesota. You can come back now. We miss you. I will buy worms at the bait shop to feed you until it’s officially spring. And look! I have a spring dress. Sort of. That’s right, at long... read more

{2.1} Does this skirt make me look like a sofa?

I think you will all be amused to know that I presented a variety of fabric choices to Mr. Bug for new cushions for our living room. He picked a yellow and white damask print that I had on hand and had made this circle skirt from. That’s right, folks. I will... read more

{1.30} I’ve officially declared it spring.

OK. I realize it’s the last day of January. I also realize that we’ve had a freakishly mild Minnesota winter, not even seeing much snow to speak of yet. But it’s been cold. And dark. And in February the sun starts to get all bright and shiny, so I... read more

{1.27} Look mom! No pants!

Here, the fashion victim lives out her worst nightmare in which she is walking through the mall and suddenly realizes she has forgotten to put on her pants… Seriously, folkses, this is one of those psycho hangs-to-the-knees in the front and... read more

{1.26} Plummy!

An outfit post! I have to admit, this is a bad day to jump back in with the outfit posts… I don’t really love these photos! It’s been so long since I’ve done photos, I’ve forgotten how to pose. Also – where did all that hair come... read more

{12.14} winter white

OK. I am a big, huge, dork. I haven’t taken a ‘what I wore’ picture in FOREVER, mainly because of the bad lighting this time of year, but I’ve been missing it and SWORE I would start again today. I dutifully lugged out the tripod when I got... 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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