The Tale of the Delia’s Glitter Jeans

A Ghost of Christmas Past Remember Delia’s? If you were an adolescent girl in the 1990s or early 2000s, surely you must. The Delia’s catalog would come in the mail and I wanted everything. I had previously had a smaller version of this experience with the American Girl doll catalog, but with that wishlist I … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Round-Up

I’m not a cynical person by nature. Like everyone, I have my moments, but I lean toward optimism and enthusiasm. I celebrate a lot of things and I love holidays. Except Thanksgiving. Sorry, Thanksgiving. I think that this part of my personality comes largely from my mother and partly from many viewings of The Unsinkable … Continue reading

Halloween Costumes for Girls

When I was a small child (~3-5), I was obsessed with The Little Mermaid. It was my favorite movie–and the first I saw in the theater. For Halloween one year, a friend of my mother’s handmade a Little Mermaid costume for me. It was amazing. I wish I had it to show it to you. … Continue reading