SNAIL VENOM IS THE NEW BOTOX

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The blog just celebrated its first anniversary, and for that I could not be more grateful. I am blessed beyond belief to have an amazing network of friends and family who have been incredibly encouraging and supportive of my endeavors….not to mention all of the support I have at home. I couldn’t do it without you, Kevin Bacon 😉 You are my biggest cheerleader. I humbly thank you.

This past year has brought with it so many changes it is simply mind-boggling. The company I worked for recently shut down, and…

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CORDUROY VS. MY THIGHS. THE ART OF AVOIDING SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION

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As many of you know by now, I am a frequent shopper at the Goodwill, Thrift Store, etc. all. I have points cards and rewards cards and punch cards and…..good gravy, when did we start needing all of these cards? I’m starting to look like a janitor with all this crap on my key chain. No offense to the janitors out there.

Obviously I shop to find fabulous vintageness to incorporate in to my jewelry, but I also buy domestics, furniture, a few far too many  books and clothing.

I have…

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JUSTICE STINKS

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No, not justice for the people or any of that. This is not a human rights or political post. I’m talking about Justice for Girls. If you have a daughter between the ages of 6 and 14, you know all too well what I’m referring to. Groan…..receiving that in the mail makes my stomach churn almost as much as the day the American Girl catalog shows up. $100 for a doll?! Are you flipping kidding me? At any rate, back to Justice….

About a month ago we received the latest catalog,…

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