trip to the coldest place on earth.

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  ok, maybe i'm being a little dramatic, but Indiana at the beginning of February felt like the coldest place on earth to us.  we visited my family for a long weekend to celebrate Sister's fourth birthday (more on that tomorrow) and to pick up some awesome vintage furniture and goods to fill my antique booth. it snowed a lot and the … [Read more...]

Life Lately


  linking up with this girl for a little LIFE LATELY: * BIG NEWS:  after much thought and prayer, The Hollie Rogue Shop is closing down.  sad day, because we really love our embroidered necklaces, but it just isn't fitting anymore with the direction of my goals for this blog.  the shop will stay open until Wednesday and there are … [Read more...]

fashion{ish} post & order before date!

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  dress:  Miss Chic jacket:  Meijer (yes, another cute one from the grocery store!) shoes (aka: booty wedge thingys):  Express embroidered necklace:  The Hollie Rogue Shop   i just LOVE a good black jacket and that sweetheart neckline cutout is so adorable!  thanks, sister, for letting me borrow your entire closet :).  oh, and we just … [Read more...]

Biggest Sale of the YEAR.

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  boom.  it's here.  the biggest sale of the year.  there won't be any more discount codes after Monday for the rest of 2012.  what i'm trying to say is, "it's now or never--buy an embroidered pendant necklace for your mom, sister, friend or even yourself."  they make great stocking stuffers (especially at this price!). here are the … [Read more...]

fashion(ish) post–polka polka.

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are polka dots the new stripes? i don't know...i feel like i heard that somewhere and well, i sure hope it's true. polka dots are just so fresh and fun to wear AND they sure look great with one of our embroidered pendant necklaces in amazing fall- colored corduroy! Top & tank:  Target Boots:  Maurices Blazer: Laundry via … [Read more...]

fashion(ish) post–my comfortable place.


  sometimes people tell me, "oh you're so dressed up" when i am wearing a dress.  but, for me, an outfit with a dress, leggings, and a good pair of boots is my comfortable place.  i'd take that get-up before jeans any day.  maybe it's the baby poof, i now enjoy around my midsection, or maybe i just like to look "pulled together" even when … [Read more...]

sashes market prep.

  the countdown is on for the Influence conference and Sashes Market! 9 more days! my sister (the actual creator and designer of the embroidered necklaces) and i are busy stitching, packaging, and preparing for the market. this is my kitchen table.  all. week. long. i'm in LOVE with my new logo and business cards created … [Read more...]

photo friday: fall collection reveal & a link party!

  so, you know how i'm always saying "if your post has photos, you can link up?" well today, i'm doing nothing more than showing you some photos of our new embroidered pendant necklaces in brand spanking new fall colors! feast your eyes on these: yes, corduroy! SHOP NOW basically, you could wear any of these with … [Read more...]

fashion{ish} post: sister style & a new necklace!

    why, oh why do 10 hours separate me from my sister's AMAZING closet busting with the cutest clothes? if you've seen me in something cute, it's probably because i've borrowed something from her. she's cool, i'm not. end of story. that gray/black dress from yesterday?---HERS that teal striped shirt?---HERS that … [Read more...]

fashion{ish} post: monchromatic in the mountains.

going monochromatic today.  i love navy and jeggings with this comfy, lightweight dress. not exactly "hiking" clothes, but hey, a girl's got to look with-it even in the mountains! dress: Anthropologie jeggings:  Lauren Conrad at Kohls necklace: NEW in The Hollie Rogue Shop glasses:  gift from my SIL, (thanks, Jess!) may we "love our … [Read more...]