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WEEKEND SALE: 20% off
Ah, the thrill of Independence. We're celebrating our freedom this weekend, and you can too.  Celebrate small business. Celebrate quality goods at affordable prices. Celebrate unique and one-of-a-kind-finds.  Celebrate American made and Union made goods. Su...
Ah, the thrill of Independence. We're celebrating our freedom this weekend, and you can too.  Celebrate small business. Celebrate quality goods at affordable prices. Celebrate unique and one-of-a-kind-finds.  Celebrate Ameri...
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Finally a rambling post about something.
This dress was a thrift store score ages ago. I saw it, I loved it, I wore it. You can see me prancing about in it, in a ridiculous outfit post here. I've since outgrown it, and have it listed for sale here. It's a lovely t...
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Hate to say, not surprised your job search is difficult.  Age discrimination is alive and well in America for women 40 and over. 
I have always liked your outfit posts (in fact touted you in 2014 for an AtoZ fashion post).
Blogging is an odd animal - like yelling down a tunnel and getting no answer.  Still a great forum for creative and fashionable endeavors. 

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MIND THE MUSIC: king of the blues

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Lovely pics of our lovely Ally!
I spent a wonderful day with Michi recently. She offered to take my picture at her studio in Brooklyn. Michi does professional photography and she suggested we get together for a fashion photoshoot. We had a marvelous time. W...
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Picture Perfect: Slow Fashion
Taking it Slow: sometimes your friends are here to remind you, it's about the journey. Take it easy, peeps!
Taking it Slow: sometimes your friends are here to remind you, it's about the journey. Take it easy, peeps!
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Check out Jon and Vix's house as seen in a fab UK Interiors mag! Whoooooo hooo!
April's Your Home magazine is out and we're in it!  It seems almost unbelievable to have our house featured in a best-selling interiors magazine. I'm sure it was only five minutes ago that I was living in the front room o...
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BELLA AT 50: be bold
THE NIFTY FIFTY: this is my first official blog post at the age of 50. Hello world. It seemed apropo to put on this black graphic T-shirt telling me to BE BOLD. After all, I have been slinking around lately in very drab outfits as of late, with little thoug...
THE NIFTY FIFTY: this is my first official blog post at the age of 50. Hello world. It seemed apropo to put on this black graphic T-shirt telling me to BE BOLD. After all, I have been slinking around lately in very drab outfi...
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Hey, Bella just wrote a new post, about something or another, and she probably didn't proof read it.
This dress was a thrift store score ages ago. I saw it, I loved it, I wore it. You can see me prancing about in it, in a ridiculous outfit post here . I've since outgrown it, and have it listed for sale here . It's a lovely thing, full of youthful joy and o...
This dress was a thrift store score ages ago. I saw it, I loved it, I wore it. You can see me prancing about in it, in a ridiculous outfit post here. I've since outgrown it, and have it listed for sale here. It's a lovely t...
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Guest Post: Chic Stripes
Like so many other people in this world, Twitter was the conduit that brought Bella and I together. I don’t really remember how, but I do recall thinking that she was one of the few “real women” bloggers who maintained an authentic voice. She’s also a champ...
Like so many other people in this world, Twitter was the conduit that brought Bella and I together. I don’t really remember how, but I do recall thinking that she was one of the few “real women” bloggers who maintained an aut...
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Mind the Music: All Alone
Some days were made for slow dancing. Kiss your partner for me.
Some days were made for slow dancing. Kiss your partner for me.
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OWL + PUSSYCAT
WHO, MEW? I like black cats. And admire the look of owls. So fell a little more than head over heels when I saw this video: DON'T THINK I'M WASTING ALL MY TIME LOOKING AT CUTE CAT (and owl) VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE. I'm doing other stuffs, too! Not sure blogging i...
WHO, MEW? I like black cats. And admire the look of owls. So fell a little more than head over heels when I saw this video: DON'T THINK I'M WASTING ALL MY TIME LOOKING AT CUTE CAT (and owl) VIDEOS ON YOUTUBE. I'm ...
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THE READ LIST: hashtag bloomtown
HASHTAG, YOU'RE IT: Hipster indie fashion house, Modcloth wants to know your #FASHIONTRUTH . Stop calling young people the future; in reality they are the present . And, this wise young pretty thing proves it. Did ya know that 4 out of 5 Millennials prefer ...
HASHTAG, YOU'RE IT: Hipster indie fashion house, Modcloth wants to know your #FASHIONTRUTH. Stop calling young people the future; in reality they are the present. And, this wise young pretty thing proves it. Did ya know tha...
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Vintage Seller
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  • Citizens of Rosebud
    Vintage Seller, 2013 - present
    Fresh picked vintage and pre-loves. #SHOPSECONDHANDFIRST
  • The Citizen Rosebud
    Publisher, Blogger, 10 - present
  • Street Style SACRAMENTO
    Publisher, 2009 - 2012
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Female
Other names
Bella Q, The Citizen
Story
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The Citizen Rosebud
Introduction
Bloom where you're planted. Home grown in California, now blooming in Seattle.

Just your average baby-faced +40 fashion blogger who loves thrift shopping and personal style. I believe fashion should be about fun not fads. Life too, for that matter.
Bragging rights
my name is Bella and I want you to bloom madly
Education
  • The School of Hard Knocks. Who's there?
Skin care = Self Care. I'm not sure I was expecting such an uplifting experience when I booked my appointment with Djaoulda. Of course, her facials were praised highly via word of mouth by some West Seattle pals who had experienced her services. Professional, yet warm was this highly rated certified esthetician, and the space was cozy, relaxed and felt a bit, uh, spiritual. I chose the Geisha facial, and I felt pampered, nourished and overwhelmed by the wonderful aromatic oils and balms slathered on my face. By the end of it, it was if I had experienced a body message, so relaxed and refreshed was my spirit. When I arrived home, I was delighted to see visible results on my mug: even complexion, clear pores, and an all over glow-y appearance. It reminded me of why I chose to do a facial in the first place: the need to take care of myself now includes the commitment to my body and skin. This service seems indulgent, but really is something anybody who values themselves is sure to do. Please note: appointments fill quickly- book asap! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Do you believe in unicorns? Well, as rare and impossible as a unicorn, is a record store where the clerks are as nice as they are knowledgeable. Beats and Bohos is such a unicorn. They have an amazing record collection, considering how small the section is- good prices on some fantastic vinyl. But wait, there is more: vintage clothing. vintage house wares. vintage tschokies. vintage furniture. Monthly music and art events. And did I mention the folks who run the place. Nice as pie. No attitude about your record choices, no too-cool-for-school snarls at your ugly Christmas sweater worn without irony. Just good ol' fashion mid-western politeness mixed with a smidge of Seattle swagger and a dose of California cool. In short: soon to be legendary. Already awesome. Go check it out.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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