Falling for Fall Leaves – CMP does etsy

Falling for Fall Leaves – CMP does etsy

It’s getting Autumnal all up in here! Fall is my favorite time of year because I love to wear jeans, sweaters and boots. I love chocolaty browns and ochre yellows and dark pumpkin colors. The latter two don’t look very good on me, but I don’t care....
A jewelry idea that just sort of popped out

A jewelry idea that just sort of popped out

You can always tell a great jewelry artist when you want to wear pretty much everything she makes. And that’s just how I’d describe the innovative stainless steel pop-out jewelry from Houston artist Melissa Borrell. Just like those old cool plastic toys in...
Avast ye scurvy neckwear!

Avast ye scurvy neckwear!

Right in time for Halloween, I stumbled upon this most adorable skull and crossbones scarf at Admiral Road, made out of the same soft, cozy fleece as their personalized fleece blankets. I can imagine that even the most difficult, scarf-eschewing kids wouldn’t...
I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay

I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay

Because my own brood is rather estrogen heavy, whenever I see the cool stuff from Knuckleheads I think, hm . . .any boys I need to shop for these days?Their new plaid flannel boys’ jacket is right on trend this year what with the Nirvana-Lumberjack redux...
These necklaces have me spinning

These necklaces have me spinning

My birthday is coming up soon. Okay, two months. But why wait until the last minute to start dropping hints about wanting a new piece of jewelry? And by hints I mean Honey, get me a Torus necklace this year or sleep with one eye open.First let me say that these...
Not your mama’s jeans jacket

Not your mama’s jeans jacket

Eek, is it October? Really? Good lord, how did that happen? I suppose it’s time to start curating the jacket closet and making sure we have some decent fall outerwear options for the girls. On the casual side — hoodie sweatshirts. On the snazzier side,...
Chilewich, and your table is set

Chilewich, and your table is set

I’ve been a fan of Chilewich pretty much since designer Sandy Chilewich first launched the line of woven vinyl decor and accessories in 2000. I’ve always had to track her stuff down at small home boutiques and museum stores where the selection is generally...