• DIY Vintage Halloween Ad Art | Alex Inspired
    Creative Holidays

    Vintage Halloween Ad Art

    It’s no secret, I have a fondness for vintage ads and pretty artwork – especially from the 50’s and 60’s. I was thinking of someway to incorporate this appreciation into classic Halloween decor, nothing…

  • The Perfect Classic Fall Playlist - Featuring Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and More > Alex Inspired

    Classic Fall Playlist

    Apparently Fall is here. Yay!? I’m still on the fence because of the nice weather *knock on wood*, however I’ve put together a few classy favourites you can play from September to October. Heck, this…

  • Old American Passport - 1919
    Genealogy History

    Passport Application Particulars

    I stumbled upon a treasure trove of Passport Applications from FamilySearch.org. So many Passport Application Particulars! Sadly, all of these applications are American – apparently the Government of Canada didn’t keep copies of passport applications or…

  • The Court Street Ridge, Port Arthur

    Vanished from the Ridge

    Court Street has a very interesting and long history. It was one of the first streets developed in Port Arthur, with stately homes and sprawling properties. Van Horn Street was actually considered the end…

  • Coco Chanel was a Nazi | Alex Inspired

    Admiring the Despicable – Coco Chanel

    I find it extremely interesting when women (specifically), post or pin “inspirational” quotes and photos of women who I find utterly loathsome. Exhibit A. My biggest irritants are Coco Chanel quotes and admiration for this…