How to Choose Art Jewelry

How to Choose Art Jewelry

  Earlier this week I wrote about how to streamline your jewelry box by adopting a Capsule Wardrobe plan- the Jewelry Edition. And some of you have been really excited! Excited enough that I’ve received a few emails of pictures of empty jewelry boxes- and...
5 Ways to Luxe your Life

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,...
Star Fall

Star Fall

I recently had to wait with my children, and they asked me to make up a story.  About what?  I asked. After stories for the light switch, the potted plant, and my shoe they said, : About your necklace, Mommy.  This is what I told them: A thousand bedtimes ago, in a...
Design Your Statement

Design Your Statement

Do you make a Statement? Do you as a person think about what you’re telling people every day?  I’m not talking about saying, “Hi, my name is Bob.” This is a ‘little s’ statement.  No I’m talking making a...

Echoes

There’s something inherently powerful about milestones in one’s life. Birthday, Anniversary- or some other day of random importance, they make  you really focus on the time that’s passed. Often in excruciating detail, dredging up long-forgotten...

A Trip Down Art-History Lane

Last week I stumbled across a rather interesting new blog, Grace and Ivy.  What’s so interesting is that she takes her readers on a Vicarious Vacation once a week to some exotic locale. She writes so well it’s almost like being there. I’ve had so...

Thoroughly 'Thusiastic

This week’s thought-provoking whatsit took me completely by surprise. I was walking along, minding my own business, when wham out of the blue I  was remembering in vivid detail a passage from one of my favorite books, Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley. The...

Frozen Flames

Iced Geneva See more presentations by kybipix | Upload your own PowerPoint presentations Inspiration is sometimes a bolt of lightning from a new experience, or a blinding flash of insight into an everyday occurence. For me, contrary as I am, it’s most often...