Pearl Jewelry Shopping Tips


All throughout history pearls have been revered almost as much as fine gems. In more recent times, a gift of pearls were considered almost a rite of passage from schoolgirl to womanhood. Be it a demure pair of earrings to the bold statement of a strand of black Tahitians, pearls are always beautiful. Pearls are […]

How to Make Resin Glitter Pendants


Thanks to Oriental Trading for providing some of the supplies for these Resin Glitter Pendants. As most of you know by now, I have a love affair with glitter. I mean, I’m pretty sure it’s a two-way street and we’re thisclose to being official. I wanted to make something that I could show the world […]

How to Wear a Statement Necklace

Disclosure: How to Wear Statement Necklaces is part of an advertorial. Statement necklaces have become so popular in the past year or so.  One of the questions I hear most often is – “How do I wear a Statement Necklace?” It’s really not that hard!  A lot of it depends on the style of the […]

Shop for Good with ShopFunder

diva-necklace (650 x 487)

This Shopfunder conversation was sponsored by ShopFunder.  Opinions are our own. I am a huge fan of indie and artisan goods.   Indie jewelry artisans, small bag or clothing designers, artisan foods and cosmetics – I love them all.  One of the biggest problems with supporting these smaller companies is the ability to actually find them.  […]

ISLY Clutch & Rustic Cuff Giveaway #fashionistaevents


Oh yes, that most glorious time has arrived yet again. Of course I’m talking about the amazing SPRING Fashionista Giveaway Even, hosted by The Chief Blonde at Still Blonde After All These Years and Katy from  Modly Chic.  All Fashion! Only FASHION event! Largest Fashion Giveaway event on the internet with $26,000+ in prizes, 100+ participating […]

Jewelry Inspired by the TV Show Revenge


Press Samples I watch a lot of TV.  There, I said it.  Most shows I don’t watch-watch, I just sort of pay half-attention, while I’m doing something else.  There are a couple of shows, though, that get my full attention.  One of these is Revenge on ABC.  I have to know what Emily Thorne’s next […]

Introducing + $400 Gift Card Giveaway

skull-scarf (575 x 769)

This is a Fashionista Event.  I was given a promotional item to review by to share my opinions about the website.  All opinions are my own. I love handmade and artisan goods.  It’s kinda my thing.  However, I really dislike the major site where most people see their handmade and artisan goods.  Now, there’s […]

Tahitian Pearl Earrings Giveaway – US Only #Summersweeping

Tahitian Pearl Earrings

Summer is coming to a close, but it’s still HOT, HOT, HOT outside.  Stay cool and keep Summer Sweeping with this Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network! How Was Your Day? has partnered with Pearl Paradise to bring you a truly amazing prize.  One lucky winner will receive a pair of Tahitian Pearl […]