Jewelry Done WRONG
Wearing fashion jewelry adds to the texture, depth and beauty of an outfit, but only when it does not clash with the outfit and other jewelry pieces. Wearing jewelry incorrectly creates an unappealing appearance and distracts from the outfit rather than acc...
(Van) Gogh Get ‘Em, Girl!
Art represents so many different things in each person’s life. It can be an escape, a release, a peaceful moment, or an expression of joy ... among so many other things. The talented artists that have given us such inspiring pieces of themselves deserve to ...
Fanatic for Fringe: How Fringe is Taking Over Fashion
Making a bold statement usually goes one of two ways, either people accept your wise words as if you’re a prophet or you’ll get looks making it clear you’ve worn out welcome. However, we don’t always need words to make our bold announcement. Same can be don...
Know your Fashion Terms: Part II
Planning the perfect accessory for an outfit requires the right materials and colors. In the case of fashion jewelry, terminology helps identify the right materials to help prevent allergic reactions and ensure that the colors fit with the outfits you enjoy...
Black Friday or Black Thursday: Should People be Shopping on Thanksgiving?
Black Friday has been a long-standing tradition in America. One, that in the last several years has started earlier and earlier. Interestingly, this topic has received a great deal of media attention. To shop or not to shop on Thanksgiving. That is the q...
Know your Fashion Terms: Part I
Purchasing new jewelry provides the chance to enjoy a new style. By recognizing the terminology, you have an edge when selecting jewelry because you can pick out the styles that suit your needs. The key to finding the perfect fashion jewelry is focusing on ...
Wine, Painting, and Jewelry: Tips on Having a Ladies Night Out
There is something beautiful that happens when girlfriends get together. When women stop the hustle bustle of their daily lives to enjoy each other, catch up, and relax, you can almost see the stress of the day-to-day melt away. What remains is the purity o...
My Momma Told Me...
Tales of Childhood, Family, and how we will all hit the realization that we have become our mothers.  Ever wonder where we get that Diva-tude? We got it from our mommas!  Our mother always told us, appearance is everything. No one will want to take your adv...
Style According to Taylor Swift
In the world of music, and in fashion, there is not anyone hotter today than Taylor Swift. Though it is easy, at first glance, to look at her as being just a pretty young celebrity or just a country singer, she is so much more. Ms. Swift has created a style...
Wait...Don't Go!
So it's Christmas. This is a day to be with family. It seems fitting that I write about a very special member of my family. My oldest son, Brian. As a little girl, I always knew that one day, I’d grow up, get married and have children. What I didn’t know ...
Know your Fashion Terms: Part III
Creating an image that addresses personal style preferences and makes a statement begins with the design and the style of fashion jewelry. By recognizing terminology that relates to different items of jewelry, you select the right jewelry to create the imag...
How to Take Amazing Family Photos
Christmas is next week - Can you believe it?! The holiday season is in full swing and it is around the holiday season that the mood hits me to wrangle up my small family and go take family pictures. In my brain and, on Pinterest, this all plays out very nic...