Soon It’s Gonna Rain Dress

It has been raining here in Columbia.  For days and days.  When weather forecasts predicted flooding over the weekend, I packed a bag and fled to my fella’s place (which sits at a higher elevation than mine) to wait it out.  I knew I’d be feeling a little stir-crazy from days stuck inside rather than hanging out with friends.  Sure, I had a few ideas of things I could do to fight the rainy day blahs, but when I packed, I only packed refashionables!  I figured it would be a good excuse for a challenge, as well as a boredom buster.  :)

One such refashionable was this 80’s dress right here:

I dig the wingspan!

I dig the wingspan!

Continue Reading

A Subtle Gamecock Refashion

Hello All! I have a really subtle/hard to photograph/slightly underwhelming refashion to share! :)

When everyone at my workplace was encouraged to wear garnet and black to support the Carolina Gamecocks on a recent game day, at first I was like…




Continue Reading

The Best

I gave up cable years ago.  It was after I realized I had just spent the previous 6 hours of my life deeply engrossed in a Rock of Love marathon on VH1.


Bret Michaels taught us all so much about love, bandanas, and spandex.

I replaced cable with a (then) new device called the Roku Player where I’ve been streaming Netflix and Amazon Prime ever since. The other day, I turned on my trusty Roku and saw an ad encouraging me to upgrade to their newest version.  “You deserve the best.” the ad proclaimed. Continue Reading

Leftover Dye? Give This a Try!

When I found this lovely Indian tunic at the thrift shop, I was super-happy.  I LOVE tunic dresses, and figured this one could be worn as-is.

Seems pretty straightforward, right?

Seems pretty straightforward, right?


My eyes must be going.  :/  When I got my tunic home and took a closer look, I saw why someone probably donated it. Continue Reading

The Good Life Dress

Hi everybody!  I have fun fun FUN news for you all!

I’ve been hinting about a project I’ve been working on that I think you’ll all really love. Well…It’s HERE!  Here’s the dealio: One of our clients at my day job at Riggs Partners is Goodwill Industries of the Upstate/Midlands South Carolina. They’ve just rolled out something pretty special. :)

I hereby introduce you to the NEW Good Life Blog!

Screen Shot 2015-08-05 at 7.53.16 AM

We’re a community of bloggers that came together through a shared passion for DIY projects, Décor, Fashion, Sustainability, and (of course) Goodwill. This is a collaborative blog, a space for some of the most knowledgeable thrifting and DIY experts to showcase their projects, techniques, tricks, tips, and personal styles.

Be sure to check out my latest post, Everything You Wanted to Know About Dyeing, but Were Afraid to Ask!

I decided to celebrate the launch of this awesome new blog with a fun frock!

Lady in reeeeeed (houscoat)!

Lady in reeeeeed (houscoat)!

Continue Reading