The Fondant Artists Lament with Amber Elizabeth

“Every act of creation is first an act of destruction” – Pablo Picasso, I find that fondant art is the…

New Orleans – Top Things To See & Do

Before I got to New Orléans I had googled things to see, do and eat when I arrived. I knew…

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I’m Charlotte! A vintage lifestyle blogger, foodie and true crime aficionado who owns too many red lipsticks.

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Styling Vintage Brooches with Velvet Decollete

Let’s face it, sometimes wearing vintage brooches makes you feel like your nana ( knit twin-set, sensible heels, brooch on the…

My Crazy Week in Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas is so insane… I lost count with how many times I said that during our time there. If you…

Traditional Texas Sheet Cake Recipe – Chocolate & Pecans

Texas sheet cake recipes call for two of Texans’ favorite ingredients: buttermilk and pecans.  I’ve had this longing to visit…

A Small Town Pinup Girl by Miss Kitty Kat

This is a guest blog post by local New Zealand pinup Miss Kitty Kat.  Miss Kitty Kat comes from a…

Mental Health & Well-being – Looking After Yourself

I like the idea of an over-riding topic about women taking the time to look after their mental health and…

The SundayGirl Company & their Retro Inspired Aprons

The SundayGirl Company makes retro inspired aprons that are pieces of art. I was approached by this lovely British company…

SweetAs Cakeaway – Auckland Dessert Delivery Service

SweetAs Cakeaway are here for your weekend cravings! Picture this, it’s Saturday night, you’re watching movies at home and you’re craving…

Modern Pageboy – A Vintage Hairstyle Tutorial

My go-to hairstyle these days are long and shorter versions of the classic 40’s pageboy. I just create different versions…

5 Simple Ways to Get into Pinup Style

One of the first things I noticed when I started exploring pinup style was the varying degrees of how some women…


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