the one with the winking cat & In Bloom

Here's my Strongpaw kittycat, winking my way whilst in the middle of my sorting of vintage scarves.
I left my pile of vintage scarves on my couch to grab a cup of coffee.
When I turned around, the cat had stubbornly deposited herself right in the middle of it all.
She was quite pleased with herself.
Hence the winking.
I have to say, she does look pretty amongst those vibrant colours. Perhaps I should make a little kittycat scarf for her to wear.

Now, I would like to send you off to check out the In Bloom 5-days-of-Spring blog party My Girl Thursday and Little Tree Vintage are putting on right now. It's happening all week long, and has many bloggers sharing DIY, crafts, fashions, and more.
Here's a vlog Chantilly did on wearing vintage scarves in your hair (quite apropos for this post!)

{be prepared for some fashion sense & giggles)

This springfully-minded fashion vlog by Elycia is absolutely smashing! I want some of her style, stat!

{Elycia incorporates vintage/thrifted skirts, dresses, belts, and more into her fun style} 

And last, but oh so not least, is my goddaughter Astrid's post about fresh make-up for Spring! I am so impressed with this, because I never learned how to properly apply makeup. When I was 15, I was an odd mix of tom boy & girly but had no aptitude for putting on eye makeup or blush or lipstick. Fast forward 24 years, and I still haven't figured it all out.

Thank you Astrid for teaching me some eyeliner techniques!

There we go! This post is all about Springful happy thoughts, which is muchly needed - both by myself, by some of my friends, and for the world-at-large. We need to remember to smile in order to get through the tough times.


  1. Isn't In Bloom amazing already!?!? Can't wait to see how the rest of the week goes! I submitted a vlog too, but I don't think it's nearly as good as the ones Ive seen so far! The head scarves tutorial was awesome!
    Love your blog!! Love!

  2. hello Renee! I'm having a hard time keeping up with all the Blooming! hehe! :)
    Thanks so much for your lovely words about my blog. xox!

  3. oh my goodness, your kitty winking is adorable! you are so sweet to post my video too. i love the scarf tutorial (i love scarfs!) and astrid's makeup tutorial is amazing! hooray for in bloom!

  4. Thank you, thank you, thank you sweet Caren! Astrid's make up tutorial put my skills to shame!


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