All Dressed Up

Boots on the Ground

I have maybe fifteen pairs of boots. Black, brown, tan, and about a dozen variations of those shades. I like them because they give me a sense of invincibility. They’re weighty, solid and make consequential sounds, no matter what surface they strike. The love affair started when I was in college in Poughkeepsie, New York. […]

Dressing My Characters

Hello Everyone! As this is my first post on the Spice Aisle, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Mika Jolie. I live in New Jersey with my Happy Chaos—my husband and our energizer bunnies (two sons and a fur baby). When I’m not weaving life and romance into evocative tales, you can find me on […]

Tying Myself in Knots

Winter weather means bundling up against the elements. I’ve just received a blanket scarf as a gift. But, while I want to be warm, I still want to look cool. And I’m hopeless at being creative with how to tie this thing. So, I turned to the experts on youtube and pinterest for the perfect […]