a daybook of happystance…

Once upon a time there was a girl fascinated with a well stocked closet and pretty vintage finds. After collecting vintage everything (seriously, everything), and making jewelry with vintage components, she started a little vintage loving blog and shared her finds with like-minded friends. Then big surprises came her way in the form of baby boys and life changed quite a bit.


I’m Marie, & I am still the girl who adores vintage in her wardrobe and home. Still the girl who has way too many purses, shoes, and clothing in her closet. And now… I am also a mama who bakes cupcakes for a little guy’s smile, wants the best for my home and family, and spends more time reading children’s books than great literature.

In Our Happy Place is my way of sharing all of these loves and more with you!  The things we truly love make our places homier, happier, and peaceful. Life can make keeping our homes happy ones quite the challenge, no?  I like to think that we can rise to that challenge everyday.  Grab a cup of tea, a crumpet or two, and stick around.  I hope you find something to make you smile in this daybook of happystance. I’d love to hear from you! Just use the comment form at top or email me at inourhappyplace@gmail.com



“According to aerodynamic laws, the bumblebee cannot fly.
Its body weight is not the right proportion to its wingspan. Ignoring these laws, the bee flies anyway.”
― M. Sainte-Lague