Drinks with Rad Historical Women: Edith Sitwell

Who Was She? Born in England in 1887, Dame Edith Sitwell was the eldest of the three Sitwell siblings, followed by her brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell. All three of the Sitwells were artistic in their own way and interested in the avant-garde arts and literature scenes of Europe, but Edith herself was an accomplished poet. … More Drinks with Rad Historical Women: Edith Sitwell

Here’s Why I’m Excited About the CW’s “Little Women” Reboot

I’m taking an unpopular stand today, folks, as you’ve probably already guessed from the title of this post. The CW has been getting a lot of flak the last couple of weeks for an upcoming reboot of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. It’s been billed as ‘gritty’ and ‘dystopic’, with the girls being changed from … More Here’s Why I’m Excited About the CW’s “Little Women” Reboot

Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Holiday Jewelry

Today I’m continuing the series of posts on my great-grandma’s beautiful vintage jewelry! She’s here to help us ring in the beginning of the holiday season; after all, Thanksgiving is just one short week away. These are a few festive Christmas pieces I inherited from her and I can’t wait to wear them all season … More Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Holiday Jewelry

Throwback Thursday: Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln is certainly best known for his Emancipation Proclamation, which helped to end slavery in the United States. But he also issued the Thanksgiving Proclamation, a document which forever set aside the final Thursday in November as American Thanksgiving (later changed to the fourth Thursday of the month.) The proclamation is a beautifully crafted … More Throwback Thursday: Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Throwback Thursday: Strawberry Moon Branding, circa April 2013

Every company goes through a process of discovering their image and branding as they get their feet under them. For Strawberry Moon, it was a pretty short process: the idea to sell vintage books online came to me and a few weeks later, I was open for business, believe it or not! One of the … More Throwback Thursday: Strawberry Moon Branding, circa April 2013

Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry

Last month I shared some photos of my great-grandma and the vintage jewelry I inherited from her and thought this Throwback Thursday is the perfect time to share some more! These are some of my favorite pieces as they feel very fall – perfect for September and October with blue jeans and a big chunky … More Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry

Drinks with Rad Historical Women: Agatha Christie

Who Was She? Agatha Christie was born on this day, September 15, in 1890. Her first literary success was in 1920 when she published a novel featuring Poirot, the detective character that would stay with her for decades. Known to mystery lovers as the Queen of Crime, Agatha published 91 books, 80 of which were … More Drinks with Rad Historical Women: Agatha Christie