Sadly I lost my wonderful friend, Brenda, to cancer. Every time I see an inuksuk, a crystal store, a beautiful bird and many other things too long to list I think of her. She loved crystals and knew so much about them. On one of our visits she told me I needed some aventurine. I…Read More
Giving Style. Good Spirit.
I am a horse, dog and cat owner. Growing up we always had pets as part of the family. Life is richer with four-legged friends. When Horseshoes for Hope came on my radar, I ordered their bracelet right away. Its clean lines in titanium and stainless steel combined with quality workmanship make this a lovely piece. Better…Read More
Smooth Silk. Soft Leather.
It’s been a while since I’ve created a post. Priority family responsibilities took over for some time followed by breaking my wrist ice-skating. The life balance has now returned. The summer sunshine is beautiful and I am looking forward to fall and the leaves changing color. On a recent trip to Europe, I had the…Read More
Equestrian Spirit. Horse Love.
I began riding at the age of ten and competed tirelessly in hunter, jumper and equitation divisions throughout my teen years. Once a girl falls for horses, it’s forever love. Even though life took me along a path to university and on to raising children, I never lost my passion. Doesn’t everyone want a pony?…Read More
Believe. Shine Bright.
Shine bright like a diamond. Rihanna’s words, and good ones at that. Really, wouldn’t it be nice if everyone believed in himself or herself? I think I can. I think I can. Those words belong to the Little Engine that Could. What a great little story for children and relevant at any age. Believing, trying,…Read More
Chakra Balance. Energy Strength.
These amazing 7 stone chakra bracelets are from BackPack Buddha. I purchased them for a circle of friends who were touched and inspired by one we have lost, but who will forever be in our hearts and spirit. Now all I have to do is get some packaging and send them off with love. They…Read More
Water & Mud. It’s Lokai.
My daughter discovered the Lokai bracelet and immediately asked if she could order one. How could I say ‘no’ to a bracelet with two meaningful beads, one with filled with mud from the Dead Sea and the other with water from Mount Everest. If you visit their web site, you can read the founder’s story,…Read More
Bold and Beautiful. Art Deco.
This amazing set is by Italian designer Roberto Coin. His story overflows with meaningful style. I was over the moon to receive these pieces as a birthday gift from a very special friend. Featuring enamel on silver with etched detail, it’s beautiful Art Deco – fresh and feminine. A signature tiny red ruby is placed on…Read More
Do what you love. Love what you do.
It’s no secret that I am a fan of Alisa Michelle jewelry. The messages on many of the pieces speak to me, accurately capturing a feeling or personal mindset. My latest pick is the ‘Do what you love. Love what you do.’ silver cuff. BTW, it is also available in gold. No one can always…Read More
Queen bee. You bet.
I’ve always been drawn to charm bracelets. They’ve been around for generations in many different forms, and often passed down from one to another along with the stories attached to each charm. I can’t remember how long ago I purchased my first Pandora bracelet but I do know it was love at first sight. My…Read More