So Blue, So True

***UPDATED 07/21/2011**** This is one of my favorite thrifted pieces! I got this from the Goodwill in Dunwoody, GA. Be sure to head over to Everybody …
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Atlanta's West Indian Parade: A Masquarade Ball

by Keren Charles
On Saturday, I attended the West Indian Day Parade in Atlanta to check out the fashionably haute costumes. Carnival costumes are know…
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THRIFTY THURSDAYS: Are You a Vintage Label Snob?

by Keren Charles

In our previous Thrifty Thursdays blog post, one of our tips suggested shopping the label because it tells the story of the garment. …
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Sweeter Than Honey

It's that time of year, spring has sprung.  There's something about this season of renewal-the longer days, fragrant gardens in bloom, and th…
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Trying Versus Doing

by Kawana Coulon

I always get a little nervous when someone speaks about 'trying' to change a behavior, especially one that they are keenly a…
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BDIB: This Woman's Worth

As I read the comments when Bloggers Do It Better first introduced this assignment/challenge, I was a bit surprised by the hesitation of a few partic…
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by Kawana Coulon
Those who frequent thrift stores always have a favorite item for which to shop.  Ask any thrift store shopper, and they can usually t…
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It Takes a Village

by Kawana Coulon

Being a therapist for adolescents is such a reciprocally transformative process.  Most tell me, “you are doing so much for these…
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Memories of a Swapnista Day Party

by Keren Charles

On Saturday, May 14th, Dearroka Winfrey and I hosted the Swapnista Day Party at the Emerging Art Scene in Castleberry Point in Atlant…
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EBEW: All That Glitters Isn't Gold

*** Updated for this month's EveryBody EveryWear Challenge Sequins + Sparkles! 

I was watching television the other day (one of my favorite pastim…
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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest

Famous entrance to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

International flair with music, customary dances and traditional attire at Louisiana Mar…
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