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Brands from the 80’s: What Ever Happened To?

Disclaimer: I had too much fun working on this post. So sit back, turn up your Wham! or Milli Vanilli, and enjoy this trip back to the 80’s!

Brands from the 80's

As you go through this post, you’ll likely wonder, “Why on earth does Natty Gal still have this stuff?” Well, when I retired these clothes from my closet, I couldn’t quite bear to permanently part with them. Most were birthday or Christmas gifts from my maternal grandmother – a consummate shopaholic that spoiled me rotten.

So, they went into a box up in the attic at my mom’s house where I could take them out on occasion and remember her generosity and how much she loved “dressing” me! Coincidentally, she always hoped I’d get into writing and encouraged me on that front. I think she’d get a kick out of knowing that nearly 40 years after the fact, I’m using some of her treasured gifts to create a post.

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Navigating Crisis: 3 Things Overcoming Cancer Taught Me

In the midst of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I am thrilled to welcome back my friend Penny Casselman as the author of today’s post! Always one to find the silver lining within a cloud, Penny is sharing three things that overcoming breast cancer taught her about navigating crisis. Her tips serve as great tools when facing any kind of adversity!

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