Bead Beauty. Natural Power.

Beautiful, natural stone beads always make great gifts. This wrap bracelet is made of amazonite. It’s said to encourage truth, courage and self-discovery. I gave this one to my daughter as she completed her first year of university. It comes from paybackgift.com, a retailer who curates handmade jewelry from artists worldwide. Their team is focused…

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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,…

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Memory Markers. Tiffany love.

It’s strange how unrelated things can come together. Like Tiffany jewelry and running. An unlikely connection for sure, but in this case it worked out just right. On one of my ‘big’ birthday years I decided I’d complete my first, and probably my only, marathon. I signed up and my daughter and I took our first…

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Natural Stones. Substantial Beauty.

The beauty of natural stones is undeniable. Every type is unique, as well as each stone. They’re rich in substance in too many ways to count, and natural stone jewelry always has presence. For thousands of years, people have embraced natural stones and crystals believing in their healing powers and ability to connect to the…

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Painted by a Horse. Yes it Is.

This amazing painting is 18”x 18” acrylic on gesso board. It is called ‘Angels Among Us’ and was painted by a horse. His name is Metro Meteor. He is a very successful retired racehorse owned by an artist who taught him to paint. It’s a wonderful and magical story. Metro has his own Facebook page…

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R U kitten me?

These sneakers from Tigerbear Republik are the best. They are fun, super comfortable, environmentally friendly and an outstanding conversation starter. As soon as I laid eyes on them, I had to have them. They are just purrfect…and made from sustainable fabrics and recycled material with water-based glues by a company that also gives back. The…

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