MAD CHIPMUNK

ANTI-AGING BEAUTY REVIEWS & VINTAGE STYLING TIPS

Featured Post

How To Thrift Like A Pro

I show you my best tips and tricks for how to thrift like a pro for clothing, accessories, housewares, decor, and furniture. Dress the part.Bring…

Continue reading...

25 Things To Declutter Right Now!

Ready to declutter right now? The best tips and tricks to immediately declutter your home in twenty-five different categories and begin the year with less…

Continue reading...

How To Get Your Life Back On Track In Three Days

I’ve had a busy couple of months with work, travel, and end of the year projects. I can get overwhelmed sometimes when things pile up…

Continue reading...

Latest Blog

Shopping My Vintage Wardrobe for AW19 Fashion Trends: Camp – Acid Wash – The Color Purple

Examples below of how I shopped my own vintage wardrobe for AW19 fashion trends including Camp, Acid Wash, and the Color Purple. Installment number four in my five-part series on my attempt to re-create Autumn Winter 2019 fashion trends from items within my own vintage wardrobe. All fashion trends do indeed come back around. Huge on the AW19 runway was the color purple. It was everywhere. Looking through my own

Continue reading…

Shopping My Vintage Wardrobe for AW19 Fashion Trends: Dark Florals – Animal Prints – Feathers

Examples below of how I shopped my own vintage wardrobe for AW19 fashion trends including Dark Florals, Animal Prints, and Feathers. This is my third post replicating Autumn/Winter 2019 trends from my own vintage wardrobe. You can check out my posts on the 70s Bourgeois trend and the Leather and Lace trend. This week, I pulled some outfits together inspired by more AW19 fashion trends such as Dark Florals, Animal

Continue reading…

Top 10 Most Inspiring Lifestyle Articles of the Week

Ten of the most inspiring and motivational lifestyle articles that I discovered online this week intended to encourage, educate, or inform. We can all use a little inspiration now and then. So please, click through and hopefully take away some insight and creativity. Enjoy. 11 Things in Your Kitchen You Need to Throw Away Now 12 Exceptional Experiences Around the World The Etiquette of Breaking Up With a Friend Eight

Continue reading…

A Quick & Fun Decluttering Challenge

Inspired by the Messy Minimalist’s Clutter-free Christmas Challenge, I spent my Sunday decluttering items from her creative 10 categories. This challenge can be done once as a quick and fun way to rid yourself of a minimum of 10 items or continued throughout the month of December and beyond. The 10 categories are listed below. In just one day, I got rid of 19 items because I found multiples in

Continue reading…

Haircare Favorites & A Few Duds

Some of the best hair care products I have ever used and I have used a lot. Including hair masks and rich and creamy conditioners. I keep a running list of haircare winners and losers on a post called Haircare Graveyard. I’ve spent a lot of money over the years searching for the best products for my hair in every haircare category imaginable. The Haircare Graveyard helps me remember which

Continue reading…

Shopping My Vintage Wardrobe for AW19 Fashion Trends: 70s Bourgeois – Argyle – Suits – Quilting

Examples below of how I shopped my own vintage wardrobe for AW19 fashion trends including 70s Bourgeois, Argyle, Suits, and Quilting. Last week I put up a blog post of some vintage outfits that I pulled together inspired by current Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion trends. This week, I went back into my vintage collection and put together some outfits following more AW19 fashion trends such as 70’s Bourgeois: 1970’s middle-class, smart

Continue reading…

Top 10 Most Inspiring Lifestyle Articles of the Week

Ten of the most inspiring and motivational lifestyle articles that I discovered online this week intended to encourage, educate, or inform. How To Network When You’re An Introvert These Are the Words Smart People Can’t Spell Eating With Digestive Issues: 10 Tips To Make Dining Out Bearable How To Travel With Friends On Different Budgets Top Dating App Profile Tips From A Professional Matchmaker These Harry Potter Recipes Look So

Continue reading…

Shopping My Vintage Wardrobe for AW19 Trends: Bad Romance Leather & Lace

Proof that all fashion trends come back around, I dug into my own vintage wardrobe to put together some looks inspired by the Autumn/Winter 2019 runway shows. I adore some of the themes this year such as 1970s Bourgeois with all the check patterns and argyle prints. The Bad Romance theme which Vogue describes as “beauty with a bite.” It combines leather and lace, dark florals, animal prints, and shades

Continue reading…