This Thursday…Shop forThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

This Thursday…Shop forThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Last Easter I received a text message with a photo wishing me and my family Happy Easter. It was a beautiful photo of my best friend's daughters, celebrating the holiday on vacation in Mexico with relatives. Just seconds later their lives would be forever changed. Moments after this photo was taken Maddi, the youngest of the three [...]

How to Wear a Statement Necklace

How to Wear a Statement Necklace

It used to be that oversize aka "statement" necklaces were only used for formal events. Remember the scene with Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman when she gets THE necklace from Harry Winston?  Then came the costume jewelry trend just a couple of years ago. Suddenly wearing a large piece of jewelry with something as simple [...]

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder.

It’s all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder.

It's all fun and games until someone loses a gallbladder. Do you know what your gallbladder does? Neither did I until a few weeks ago. I was hit with what can only be described as labor type contraction pains in my upper abdomen and ended up in the ER.  For whatever reason my gallbladder has [...]

House Party

Let's be totally honest. When someone says they are going to host a party for the sale of (fill in the blank; candles, clothes, jewelry, food, food storage, home decor, makeup) your first instinct is to roll over and play dead. "Oh the Evite must have went to my junk email folder!" "I just can't [...]