Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution

I’m giving away several books throughout March in honor of Women’s History Month. Win a copy of this book, courtesy of yours truly! Read on for more information. Marie Antoinette symbolizes many things to many people, but the things that usually stand out are “let them eat cake,” and the sky-high pouf hairstyles. Carefully cultivated fromContinue reading “Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution”

A Train in Winter

Caroline Moorhead’s A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France tells the startling story of what would come to be known as the “31,000 Convoi,” a group of 230 non-Jewish French women from all over France who were transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in January 1942 for their roles inContinue reading “A Train in Winter”

Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Win a copy of this book courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt! Over the past decade, I’ve kind of become one of those annoying people who bothers her family and friends about recycling. When I learned to sew a couple of years ago, the first thing I made on my own was a gigantic tote bagContinue reading “Plastic: A Toxic Love Story”