Another Day at the Office

It’s been a bit over a month of me working my new job, and I’m still learning my role a little bit each day. It’s kind of an odd, and very crazy work environment — even though we can’t wear jeans or any crazy piercings we may have, we’re not necessarily required to dress professionally. […]

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Friday Followup, August Edition

O-tay! Hello everybody! Do you know what month we’re in? MY BIRTHDAY MONTH! Excitement! … and, that’s all I’ll say about that. I’ve only written two FF posts in my almost seven months of blogging. Eek! I want to get better about this moving forward. My last FF post was three months ago….smh. I’ll make […]

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Two Legs Are Better Than None

Firstly, happy Monday! Hope you had an enjoyable weekend. I’m looking forward to sharing my weekend with you during this week, I had a blast two days in a row (in addition to racking up 15 painful, itchy bug bites … but let us not dwell). But Monday it is, and Monday means work, and […]

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Am I Blue (& Orange)?

Sneak peek of a new top on Making the Flame. Body positive sewing & style.

This is a sneak peek of my new top. To say I love it would be an understatement. An accurate statement is that I love it so much that I’m going to sew a capsule wardrobe revolving around it! Currently I have only one frumpy-ish pair of white pants that match it. But I’ve got visions of a […]

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Talbot’s, June 2014

I’m likely the only person under fifty who eagerly looks through her Talbots catalog as soon as it arrives in the mail, but they’re always on trend and have cute things. Even if it’s trendy, cute things for well-off retirees. Anyway … I’d say these pants caught my eye, but that would be an understatement. […]

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A Bit of Belly

This is another OOTD worn during my last theater gig, which earned me beacoup compliments from the teenaged cast. (I believe that counts as one million cool points.) I was nervous about wearing a crop top in public, due to the currently engorged state of my stomach, but hey! Crop tops are on trend right […]

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