Pinup

A Pinup on the Fourth of July!

Independence Day! That day of celebration, fireworks, and food! This year was more laid back as you can imagine with three little ones in tow, but we still managed to have fun all the same. I also wanted to be very festive while staying within my beloved 50s look. So I broke out all of… Continue reading A Pinup on the Fourth of July!

Depression, Motherhood

A Pinup’s Musings on Being Broken

Kintsugi or kintsukuroi is a beautiful Japanese practice of taking and repairing broken ceramics with a special lacquer mixed with gold, silver, or platinum. This act shows us that even broken, something can turn out even more beautiful in the end. The same goes for people. Even the most broken of people can find the strength… Continue reading A Pinup’s Musings on Being Broken

Motherhood, Pinup

A Pinup’s Thoughts on Saying Goodbye

As you may know, not only am I a veteran but I am also married to a service member. This means goodbyes have become an all too frequent part of my life. What makes this "See Ya Later" even more bittersweet is the simple fact that I feel like we had just realized how wonderful… Continue reading A Pinup’s Thoughts on Saying Goodbye