Solace In All The Chaos

Solace In All The Chaos

My solace from all the chaos of my life is my local boba shop. I get an iced passion fruit green tea, sometimes a chocolate chip cookie or savory garlic cheese bread. I let the kids run amok around the fountain and eating area when they come with me, which they...
Farewell 2017, With Gratitude

Farewell 2017, With Gratitude

2017 was probably one of the most challenging years I’ve had in a long time.  With that said, I ended such a long and trying year with family, friends, and my favorite band.  For 2018, I wish you the keys to unlocking the door to all of your hopes and dreams. ...
An Odd Duck

An Odd Duck

I was such an odd duck as a child.  During my tween and teenage years, I abhorred the crop top trend and ended up shopping at more “grown up” stores like Express and Talbots.  Express had the cutest broom stick skirts and I was in love with their jeans.  I...
How Does She Do That?

How Does She Do That?

The biggest remark I get about my jewelry is, “How do you do that?  I could never do that.  I would go blind!”  Let’s remember something here, I come from a family of nerds.  My father is an engineer, my mother was a programmer in the late...
Chainmaille in Fashion and History

Chainmaille in Fashion and History

Chainmaille has been all the rage in the fashion world ever since Michelle Obama walked out in a rose gold Versace chainmaille dress at her final state dinner.  It’s a shame most of us are too old to rock this at the local club.  But if you look more closely at...
Increase Your Productivity with Bullet Journal

Increase Your Productivity with Bullet Journal

I’m an old fashioned girl.  I like writing lists in longhand versus typing them into a computer.  There’s something magical about putting pen to paper, probably because my favorite store growing up was the stationary store.  Enter Bullet Journaling....