Hands down, the best part of the Dress for Success Style Tour was meeting new people. From Ms. Garr at Savannah G rocking purple streaks in her hair, to Nancy at Talk of the Town proclaiming herself "the happiest broke person you'll ever meet", not one person was in it for money. Everyone I encountered just decided to take a risk and do what they love. The second best part? Finding new places to shop!
I've been running around like a crazy(er) person visiting shops for the Style Tour and getting in touch with boutique owners to plan visits. Yesterday, I met with the lovely ladies of the Dress for Success 4th Street Boutique (they are such a fun and dedicated bunch) to chat about ways to bring more people in to shop. An elegant dress found in the vintage section Encouragement and empowerment in the basement During the course
So, last Saturday was the day I look forward to all summer long: Dividend Day at Kings Island. Beautiful weather, roller coasters, and all the deep-fried food fit to eat!I love roller coasters and always have, thanks to my mother--who was also my partner in crime on this trip. I have never understood the people who go to amusement parks just to "walk around." WTF is the point of that? Somebody, please explain.Oh, and the
Last weekend, I:Hung out at a friend's birthday party:There was beer, chocolate cake, and good food. Officially, I don't like chocolate cake--I only like chocolate, not chocolate-flavored things--but I made an exception this time. You know, to be polite.Completed a really simple DIY alteration I've been meaning to take care of for over a year:I did something easy, removing the lace collar from a puff-sleeved linen blazer. I'm sort of (but only sort of) ashamed