No compromise mom jewelry

No compromise mom jewelry

It really pains me to compromise my jewelry choices because I’m a mom, but when you’re chasing after three kids under five most of the day you just can’t wear the same delicate, dangly bracelets that get caught on everything if you’re doing...
Gonna take a sentimental journey

Gonna take a sentimental journey

In only five or so years of spousal gift giving, I think I pretty much exhausted the personalized, sentimental guy gifts. So my interest was piqued when I saw the custom map cufflinks from Anne Holman. Using vintage world atlases, Anne will take your choice of...
Now that’s a push present.

Now that’s a push present.

I know it’s exorbitant. I know it’s indulgent. But when I saw the handmade solid gold globe charms from Heather B. Moore jewelry recently, I just fell in love. You can customize them with teeny diamond (or two or ten) in a spot you choose, which is just...
Great adoption gift? Reader Q&A

Great adoption gift? Reader Q&A

My husband and I are pursuing domestic adoption and hope to be matched with a birth mother soon. We know that it is traditional to give the birth mother a gift after the baby is born, but we have no idea what to get for a very brave woman that we will barely know, but...
Keepsake jewelry in unexpected places

Keepsake jewelry in unexpected places

I’m a complete sucker for keepsake jewelry, but not enough to sacrifice my style. These days, there are plenty of keepsake necklace options, but not so many keepsake bracelets in a style that I would actually wear around my wrist. But when I found the...
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...

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