New Uses for Old Kimonos

New Uses for Old Kimonos

Considering how many barrettes my daughter trades away to her friends on the playground, I don’t often get excited about one-of-a-kind hair accessories. Not because I wouldn’t like to see them in my little girl’s hair, but because I can’t...
Sealed With a Goose

Sealed With a Goose

Nothing says “last minute afterthought” like a present in a regifted gift bag. Believe me, I was the worst offender. But since having children, there’s just something about watching a little one tear through a nicely wrapped package that warms my...
Have You Ever Seen a Lassie?

Have You Ever Seen a Lassie?

In these past few years as a parent, I’ve picked up several pearls of wisdom. 1.) Never leave your kid alone in the bathroom. 2.) No matter how late you put them to bed, they’ll still wake up early. 3.) Clothes that can be worn several different ways are...
Pick Your Decade

Pick Your Decade

I’ve loved the vintage look since long before vintage became fashionable. (I know, I know…everyone says it.) And while I occasionally pine for the adventure of finding treasures among the piles at thrift stores, these days I’m doing more of it...
Oh, To Be a Bird on the Wall…

Oh, To Be a Bird on the Wall…

I’ve found beautiful and timeless children’s artwork before, but Alena Hennessy’s latest collection of giclee prints, the Quiet Dream series, are among the first I’ve seen that I could live with in my own bedroom as well. And as we all know,...
Wood-n’t it Be Lovely?

Wood-n’t it Be Lovely?

I can’t seem to escape the beaded jewelry these days. And while I see my fair share of amazing artistry, I’m sort of over the whole “I took anart class and now I make earrings” type of stuff that seems to be clogging way too many jewelry boxes....
Swimming with Konfidence

Swimming with Konfidence

It’s Memorial Day – as in the official start of swim season. I know, I know, it’s just too hard to choose between trombone for toddlers and, pre-k/ickboxing. But whether you’re the type to go overboard on kids’ activities or not, I hope...

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