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The Times They Are A Changing

The Times They Are A Changing

Hello dear doves. I haven't written in quite some time, actually since right before we moved out of our old office and now into our new home in Milwaukie, Oregon. How time has flown. In small odd ways I feel like a different...

The Times They Are A Changing

Taking Heed of Kind Words

Taking Heed of Kind Words

By this time next week, we will be all moved into our new office. Well, minus myself as I will be bleary eyed, jet lagged and happy having just arrived in Dublin, Ireland. The rest of my team will be...

Taking Heed of Kind Words

The Joys of Sharing One's Garden

The Joys of Sharing One's Garden

This past weekend I hosted my first ever Harvest Moon dinner/seed sharing party, a celebration of friendship, food, and flowers on the day of the harvest moon, the fullest moon before the autumn equinox. The table was laden with dishes...

The Joys of Sharing One's Garden

Farewell Portland!

Farewell Portland!

I thought when writing and sharing this news I would feel sadness, but I don't. Instead I feel a sense of relief and a weight lift off of my shoulders. In Winter 2019, full of hope and happy anticipation we...

Farewell Portland!

On Tending & Maintaining A Garden

On Tending & Maintaining A Garden

I haven't been home much the past month or so because there are seasons when you're running a small business that you just get very, very busy. This is that season for me, or rather the start. It also happens...

On Tending & Maintaining A Garden

August Memories with Atèlëtte

August Memories with Atèlëtte

T he two new additions to our in house label, Atèlëtte, is an ode to beloved vintage garments in my vintage archives collection. The inspiration for the Elanor top was taken from a vintage 1970s dress I had in the shop once...

August Memories with Atèlëtte

A Renewal of Sorts

A Renewal of Sorts

In the past week or so I have felt a renewed warmth towards wanting to create again for Adored Vintage. In truth I have replicated my own creations over the past couple of years because it was what "performed well" on...

A Renewal of Sorts

Photo Diary: April in My Garden

Photo Diary: April in My Garden

This has been the wettest, coldest, dreariest Spring season I have ever experienced since moving to the Pacific Northwest back in 2014 so everything in the garden is coming up much later and is delayed. But I suppose that is...

Photo Diary: April in My Garden

Making Time for the "Nothing Things"

Making Time for the "Nothing Things"

Lately life has been a bubbling stream of busyness and I have been finding myself needing a bit more space and always reaching and searching for more time in the day so I can make an attempt to do "nothing...

Making Time for the "Nothing Things"

Postcards from Wilson Farm Cottage

Postcards from Wilson Farm Cottage

Back in March, we had our very first Adored Vintage team retreat at the most special cottage and farm just outside of Portland, Oregon owned and ran by Eric and Laurie, two of the loveliest folks you'll ever meet. The cottage...

Postcards from Wilson Farm Cottage

Tending A Slow Business

Tending A Slow Business

I've made myself my evening cup of tea, a simple ritual. Today it's ginger and turmeric though lately it's been chamomile. As of late I have been really missing long format journal entries and blog posts like the yesteryears of...

Tending A Slow Business

Meandering Thoughts on Social Media (Part 1)

Meandering Thoughts on Social Media (Part 1)

All the decisions I have ever made for Adored Vintage was because I wanted to do them and felt it in my heart to take action. I have always been a stay in my own lane kind of gal, and...

Meandering Thoughts on Social Media (Part 1)

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