In August, my daughter and I visited our local Value Village after I had refused to pay $60 for shredded jean shorts at an upscale retailer. There are many items I don’t mind paying premium for if the quality, style and value are present. Shredded short-shorts don’t fit that bill. We were on a mission…Read More
Gold and Silver. Double Down.
Statement necklaces are not my usual go to item. I admire them on others but often stick to smaller pieces for myself. Except, I couldn’t resist these beauties from Olivia Welles and they look great. Besides their beauty, what caught me was the necklace name – charmed life. I couldn’t decide between the silver or…Read More
Bangles & Memories. Symbol Joy.
I first learned of Alex and Ani in Washington, DC while out for a quick walk and a break from a conference I was attending, and it was long before their significant growth trajectory. The small boutique was unique and inviting and the staff was fantastic. I left the store with a few original bracelets…Read More