5 Ways to Luxe your Life

It's that lovely time of year again. Late Summer. The flowers are blooming, the birds are cheeping- and while allergies are in full force, at least our chances of pneumonia and bronchitis are greatly reduced. It was not a good winter, spring, or early summer,...

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The Story of Fire

There’s a story behind every piece I make, and I tell it to myself as I work. My conscious mind is absorbed in the details of fine forging, and exacting control, giving my imagination free reign to whisper in my ear. Here is the Story of Fire.

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What’s Your Story?

As much as I may tell my kids not to rely exclusively on someone’s outward appearance- it’s a fact of life that we all judge one another on first impressions. But you can use this to tell the world the Story of You…

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Luxe your Dinner

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about five things you can do to feel beautiful. I happened to mention an off-the-cuff recipe I’d created for my birthday dinner, and several people asked me for the recipe. So here you go…. Sherried Pork Medallions in Demi Glace Cream Sauce

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Telling Your Story

Telling your story is the way to share yourself. How else can we know one another, unless we share our stories? Our insights? Our passions?

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Happy Valentine’s Day

On this holiday I want to wish you a very happy Valentine's Day, and to tell you how much you mean to me. We've probably never met, but when you read my blog, like my items, or just show an interest- you make my day. All year long you click, read or share my work.  ...

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Sunshine on Cloudy Day

There is nothing more cheerful than a gorgeous ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. Even for people like me, who love the rain, the shimmering glow of glorious light where there were only gray skies is uplifting. All of which was going through my mind as I forged this...

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If We Shadows

  There's something I feel you should know about me before we go any further in this blogger/blog reader relationship. Brace yourself.   I adore Shakespeare. The arguments over who "really" wrote Shakespeare's plays don't matter to me in the slightest. The plays got...

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