The outside of the house was the most daunting task and is still in progress. Since that is where we spend the majority of our time when we are there, that was my top priority. New siding, a new roof, and new deck were all […]
A couple of years ago, I realized a dream and purchased a small summer home on Smith Mountain Lake. Initially purchased as an escape, it has magically turned into a surprisingly sound investment. This labor of love (mostly labor) has been filled with many hiccups […]
Leather was one of man’s most valuable discoveries. Primitive man used skins from animals for clothing, footwear, and tents as well as to form weapons.
Today you still see the beautiful animal hides used in all kinds of fashion.
From beautiful handbags, shoes to jewelry accessories, the warm colors of leather are this season’s staple.
Did you know that leather is the Traditional 3rd year and the Modern 7th year anniversary gifts?
When you support small business, you’re supporting a dream.
For many, especially women, friendships are what keep us sane. Good friends, true friends just make you happy and can have a huge impact on the quality of our lives.
Close friends offer support and affection and provide an invaluable role as a confidant. They are often the first ones we turn to for advice and validation.
Those who have form connections can often go several months even years without contact, only to reconnect to find that the bond of true friendship is strong.
The greatest gift you could ever give them is your attention and awareness. These are the qualities that a genuine friend possesses, and that is what can create an irreplaceable bond.
Personalized jewelry will always be in fashion. I love to wear pieces that have meaning or provide inspiration. My current favorite(s) are my custom sterling silver stacking rings. The have my children’s names on them as a reminder of what really matters in life. Of course […]