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Grandfather Collection

My baby brother was born with down syndrome. He was an amazing person that always came up with unique ways of understanding the world around him. I always admired the way he could innocently come up with interesting ways to cope with, and explain the things that scared him. Or, to make magical, the things that I found mundane. He hated when it rained, and whenever the clouds rolled in, he would ask his grandfather to make the thunder and lightning stop. He'd go outside, in his over-sized plastic rain coat and yell at the sky, "grandfather, you stop it right now, rain!" He has since passed away, but his influence and love still lives inside the people he cared...

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Dress For Your Body Type?

Our first blog post! Short and sweet. I had a really hard time coming up with a concept for it! What could I write about clothing and fashion that hasn't been written a thousand times before? I never figured it out. However, I did think people might find a post about dressing for your body shape useful, so I started doing some research. Here are my thoughts: Women ≠ Geometry. Almost every article I found defines a women's body as a triangle, square, circle, hourglass, pencil or some other geometrical or inanimate object. Even worse, most articles tailored their advise to hiding, "imperfections" or creating an illusion that our bodies look different than they do. Usually, like this:    Every body is...

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