Hats Benefitting Horses

Can a hat help a horse? In this instance, yes. I am partnering with the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in an exciting new project where $30.00 from hat purchases will go to the Kentucky Equine Humane Center’s horses. When I started researching the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, I got very excited. This group has placed…

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A Little About Me

I stumbled upon a fun questionnaire on The Ladies Historical Tea Society Blog, done by Rebecca Chamberlain. It turned out that Rebecca and I shared many things in common. I like questionaries like this because they give a view into the real person writing the blog. 1. What is your favorite thing to snack on…

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Winter Straws

“Buy straw hats in winter. ” 
(idiomatic) of stocks attributed to financier Russell Sage (1816-1906) Straw Hats in the winter? Well that depends on where they’re worn and, most important, in what colors. As we’ve become convinced of the ill effects of sun exposure, women look for sun protection year round. Sun block is a…

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Schiap” on Line

‘Or give me a new Muse with stockings and suspenders 
And a smile like a cat
 With false eyelashes and finger-nails of carmine 
And dressed by Schiaparelli, with a pill-box hat.’ from Autumn Journal by Louis MacNeice Once upon a time, (In the 1920’s) a young Italian beauty was invited to a ball in London.…

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