Vintage Hats: The Fashions of a Woman’s Heart

May and June come each year with a whirl of activity - not the least of which being the season for Mother/Daughter Banquets. That means speaking engagements for me where I'm invited to share memorable thoughts about beauty and womanhood.  So, I had to "bring out the girls." That's what I call my vintage hat collection.  My parade of lovely … [Read more...]

Luncheon Teatime

Mid-week and a day off!  Perfect for hosting a new friend for a luncheon teatime and conversation!  Nikkole would be here at noon so I had the morning to prepare!First, I load a selection of classical music CD's in the player, and fill the house with beautiful soothing instrumentals!A candle is lit, wafting warm vanilla scents through the rooms.  … [Read more...]

Purging & Pink!

Well, the long awaited weekend has arrived!  Today may be Pink Saturday at Beverly's - but it is the Yard Sale of the Year at Miss Kathy's!Bless the man!  Ed took his vacation week to do this!  We did take a day trip with David on a Cape May birding cruise - see Blue Skies and Ocean Breezes - but the rest of this week has been work, work, and more … [Read more...]

Angelica’s Blue Hat

It's Blue Monday for the blog party bunch, and I have a blue for you that I hope will make you not so very blue after all:  A blue hat!  Modeled, as you see, by my good Lady Utopia! Rescued in its barest form, from a box of random hats and baseball caps at a thrift store I frequent, it was perfect for my flower lady!  Sure, it was unadorned when I … [Read more...]

My Pink Life

Many thanks, Beverly, for featuring me on PINK SATURDAY this week.  It is a delight to share a few of my pinkier traits with you as I welcome your visits to The Writer's Reverie.I'm a contemplative at heart . . .   Always seeking the solace of sanctuary to collect my thoughts and consider my next creative endeavor.  Here's a nice spot under my … [Read more...]

Color Me Pink!

I'm so excited!  I'm going to my first blog party at Beverly's How Sweet the Sound's Pink Saturdays!  I've never done this before and I'm a little nervous, but I wore one of my PINKEST hats, circa 1940's, along with one of my spring PINKvintage-look costumes - quite a find from the thrift store!  It's what folks expect me to look like when I … [Read more...]

Hats Off to the Ladies!

May and June come each year with a whirl of activity - not the least of which being the season for Mother/Daughter Banquets - and that means speaking engagements for me where I'm invited me to share memorable thoughts about beauty and womanhood. So, I had to "bring out the girls".  That's what I call my vintage hat collection.  My parade of … [Read more...]