I’d like to buy a vowel

I’d like to buy a vowel

Calling all word freaks who happen to dig cool jewelry: We’ve just found a loquacious charmer which speaks volumes about your percipience. A piece more rare than kunzites and zeugmas that won’t cost qintars and zolaties. It’s a Scrabble charm that...
Mommy likes the leather

Mommy likes the leather

Having just picked up the sad, scattered remains of a beaded ring just now destroyed by my brute of a 6 month-old, I forgot how tough babies can be on mommy’s baubles. With that fresh in my mind, I’m very happy to have found artist Allison...
Because You Pushed it Real Good

Because You Pushed it Real Good

Of all the unspeakables that go along with pregnancy, can we agree that hemorrhoids take the cake? Chances are if you pushed out a baby, you’ve got a few of your very own, um, badges of honor. Thanks to parent-owned  Least Likely 2 Breed (who CMP readers might...
Paging Dr. Mom

Paging Dr. Mom

Seems like every time my girls and I hit the neighborhood playground, there’s a mini injury of some sort. We’ve had the bee sting, the bloody nose, the scraped knee, and the invisible boo-boo that needs more TLC than Neosporin. You know the one. The...
Rake leaves? No thanks, I’ll wear them.

Rake leaves? No thanks, I’ll wear them.

As we move into Fall and the greenmarkets in most parts of the country get sparer and sparer, it’s time to start putting some of the springier floral jewelry back into the jewelry box for the next six months. In their place, we found a beautiful and seasonal...
Nursing Bras, Not Training Bras

Nursing Bras, Not Training Bras

I’m taking a stand on behalf of my bigger-boobed sisters out there: Where are the freaking DD nursing bras? And I mean the decent ones that hold the girls high and proud – not the ones you’re dying to toss the second you wean. Allow me to share with...
Legos you don’t want the kids anywhere near

Legos you don’t want the kids anywhere near

I’ve always liked conversation-piece jewelry. My feeling is you can get a lot more mileage out of one really striking piece than decking yourself out with hundreds of dollars worth of average stuff. So it figures that I’m already seeking out excuses to buy...