Modern Sage Designs: Designer Interview

Modern Sage Designs: Designer Interview

Semi precious stones have always caught my eye: Jade, Jasper, Agate, Chalcendony--I could go on.ย  However, Bumblebee Jasper completely escaped my radar. That was until Laura of Modern Sage Designs created a pair of earrings from Bumblebee Jasper and Black Tourmaline.ย  I was smitten. The mixture of yellow, grey and black has to be one [...]

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Forever Fierce-Individual Voices

Forever Fierce-Individual Voices

Today, we are celebrating passionate women with the Forever Fierce Campaign 2018.ย  The word fierce may describe a way of behavior or a determination deep down inside you. Life occasionally throws curve-balls. It takes that gut fierceness to get through the rough, take the good with grace, and shine through. For a life well-lived, one [...]

Red + Olive: a Complementary Collaboration

Red + Olive: a Complementary Collaboration

With the holidays approaching a few weeks ago, I wrote a post featuring a red Calvin Klein dress (link to that post HERE). Parts of the post were charts I created of colors that the experts in the book The Dress Doctors recommended to use with red (original Dress Doctor Post linked HERE). Fellow blogger [...]

Channeling Sally & Moon Silver Jewelry

Channeling Sally & Moon Silver Jewelry

When you write a blog you read blogs. Someone will make a comment on one of your posts; they have a blog so you jump over there and see what they have to say. This happens over and over until, before you know it, you've leapfrogged across the world. Sometimes I stay with a blog, [...]

The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

About fifteen years ago, I was rummaging through my favorite local flea market (still my favorite). I usually went there then to find vintage glass and kitchen ware. However, on that summer day, I saw two Pendleton 49'ers hanging in a back booth, both in good condition and each only $5! I grabbed the one [...]

Kansas City’s Women’s Equality Week-3 Events-3 Looks

Kansas City’s Women’s Equality Week-3 Events-3 Looks

Womenโ€™s Equality Day was August 26th. This day commemorates American women finally having the right to vote. Most cities have activities limited to just the one day, but Kansas City devotes an entire week to women's equality. I attended three events: the Sunday opening reception held at the American Jazz Museum, Building Coalitions Through Courageous [...]