Author Archives: Emily

About Emily

Hello! My name is Emily and I'm a 27 year old living in Raleigh, NC. I am a graduate student studying sociology and working towards my PhD; I run a vintage etsy shop in my free time.

happiness is

Happiness is waking up and seeing this: Today was an absolutely gorgeous day and it looks like tomorrow will be more of the same. Earlier this afternoon, I worked on a craft project for Caitlin’s wedding (which is this weekend!) … Continue reading

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showered with love

Today was my friend Caitlin’s bridal shower. I traveled home to New Jersey to help orchestrate and attend the event, and it was truly wonderful. I personally don’t plan to get married anytime soon, so it was nice to live … Continue reading

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snowstorm score

It’s snowing here, and everyone has braced themselves for a big storm. Knowing that I might be stuck in my apartment for a couple days, I went out this morning to try to thrift, before the snow started falling. Two … Continue reading

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sending all my love

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love holidays. Valentine’s Day gets a bad rap as a heteronormative and consumerist scam, but I often think back to being in elementary school and making construction paper cards and … Continue reading

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friday finds: winter mint

It is cold here. COLD. I moved to get away from the brutal winter weather of the Northeast, but apparently the South is not immune to it either! It’s in the teens today and even though I’m indoors, I’m still … Continue reading

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saturday morning scenes

After taking about a month off from my Etsy shop, I finally jumped back into creating new listings this morning. One of the things I often have to do before photographing my items is to clean them; I thought these … Continue reading

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blushing bridesmaid

January can be a depressing time for lots of people, myself included. The holiday season is over and the cold, dreary weather shows no signs of letting up just yet. However, I always try to find things to get excited … Continue reading

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