Thursday, March 20, 2014

Not Your Garden Variety Florals

Spring is here! This day couldn't have come soon enough. Boy, has this winter been hard. I've been drooling over spring fashions as a way to get my mind off the deep freeze.

As Heidi of Jax and Jewels reminded me, florals for spring are neither groundbreaking or new. The recent American-made floral styles, though, that have been popping up just about everywhere, have been getting a bit of a modern update.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

American-Made Weekend Links

Some news from the Made in America front over the past few weeks: wool, cars, pottery, microbrews, America's oldest hat maker, how Grand Central is getting in on Made in NY, made-in-USA designer Ernest Alexander opening up a store in NYC, American Apparel's newest newsworthy move, American flags, and more.

Here are a dozen thirteen articles and videos you need to see if you haven't already:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Patton Shirt

Another great guest post from my husband, Dan. Bullet Blues sent him this shirt for review.

It's been ridiculously cold in the Northeast this year, so I've been in favor of layering. One of my standbys every winter is a casual button-down shirt. This year, I checked out a shirt from Bullet Blues, a Florida-based company known for their denim. In addition to their completely American-made jeans, they offer belts and shirts for guys.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Apple Spice Oatmeal

When it's cold, there's nothing like a bowl of piping hot oatmeal to start the day. I like to make it even better with some apples and spices.