Tag: New Year’s Eve

Weekly Recap #53, 2021

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I guess I wasn’t thinking last week when I thought the 52nd weekly recap would be the last one of 2021, but here is the *truly* final week-in-review, featuring my last few outfits of the year, my first look of 2022, and a few hockey games. It was a surprisingly busy few days (my last full week in the states!), but I had so much fun spending the bulk of my time playing games and hanging out with extended family. Continue reading “Weekly Recap #53, 2021”

2021 Recap: And the Award Goes To…

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Happy New Year’s Eve! I’ve tried writing this post’s intro over and over again, and I’ve come to the conclusion that there’s really no way to start an end-of-year blog post without using at least one cliché phrase (such as “I can’t believe the year is already over!” or “What a year it’s been!”). No matter how many times I think these phrases, I will try to keep them to a minimum today… Anyway, I always love sharing these yearly recap posts to reflect on everything I accomplished in the last 12 months (and everything I did not, to learn what I could do differently next year). So without further ado, here are some milestones I reached this year, a few reflections, and most importantly, the award-style blog post that has become a New Year’s Eve tradition here at Graceful Rags. Peace out, 2021! Continue reading “2021 Recap: And the Award Goes To…”

Ringing in The New Year with The Thrifty Six

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It was my turn to pick a theme for this month’s Thrifty Six collaboration, and it seemed only natural to do New Year’s Eve outfits! (I picked holiday red as last year’s December theme.) While I knew right away that I wanted to come up with a glitzy thrifted look to ring in the new year, I didn’t have a specific outfit in mind when I declared the theme. I ultimately landed on this blue velvet dress again! Continue reading “Ringing in The New Year with The Thrifty Six”