My Custom Designed Ninja Turtle Necklace!! Yup, it Totally Rocks!

Lately, E has really gotten into the Ninja Turtles. I mean, they are pretty neck and neck with his love of Spider-Man … which is really saying something! I am super excited about this new favorite show because it brings me back to my childhood — I used to love watching the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and it is really fun watching these new episodes with him. Because he also loves to draw, E has been creating all types of {Read More}

A Necklace To Share

V has a hard time being away from me. She misses me when she is at her dads, and tends to worry about me. We have always been very close, and it is hard for us to be away from each other for any length of time. Because of that, I am always looking for special little trinkets that she can take with her to remind her that I am thinking of her and that I love her. When I {Read More}

Birthday “Season” is Almost Here for Us

Fall is such a busy time for me. My daughter’s and stepfathers birthday are in October, my sons in November, my moms in December … and then we have all the holidays on top of it!! Needless to say, I start my holiday and birthday shopping very early or I would be one broke mama come January 1st! My daughter is big into jewelry right now, and one thing that she has been asking me for is a sparkly necklace. {Read More}

BonitaJ {Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

There has been a lot of talk in my life in the past few years about marriage. No, I am not getting married, but family members and friends have. I have had the chance to help these friends with certain aspects of their weddings, and one of my favorite things to help with is always the wedding jewelry. It is so much fun picking out that perfect piece! offers a beautiful selection of jewelry. To add to the wide {Read More}

Katie’s Charms {Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

I have been a fan of Pandora Style Bead Bracelets for a few years now. I have always wanted one. The only thing holding me back was that it would cost me so much to get a full bracelet. By the time I stumbled across Katie’s Charms, I had given up on my hope of building my own beautiful, bead bracelet. Thankfully, that has all changed! Katie’s Charms offers a huge selection of beautiful Pandora style beads, charms, and bracelets… {Read More}

Vanessa Quijano Jewelry {Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

I love jewelry. I always have. Even as a little girl, I have always felt the need to accessorize. Once I became a mom, I found it was a lot harder to wear some of the beautiful pieces that I loved. For my sanity, and to preserve my jewelry, I took a break from wearing more then earrings. After my long break from one of my favorite accessories, I was thrilled to find the unique pieces at  Vanessa Quijano Jewelry. {Read More}

Of the Earth Jewelry {Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

As I have gotten older and since having children, I have really grown to appreciate beautiful jewelry. Especially jewelry that signifies something important to me – my family. I recently found Of The Earth Jewelry, and I fell in love with their “bird nest” designs. One thing that I really like about Of The Earth Jewelry is that everything is handmade. But in addition to that, all of the pieces can be customized. There is a wide variety of colored {Read More}

The Pretty Peacock {Mother’s Day Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

I don’t know about you, but I always have a hard time finding that “perfect” gift to give my mom for Mother’s Day (and her birthday, and Christmas). Jay has told me that now that he has the responsibility of taking the kids shopping for my Mother’s Day gift that he is always stressed about what to get and what I will like. I have decided to make it easy for him this year – I am making a list {Read More}

Stella & Dot {Mother’s Day Giveaway} (CLOSED)

I have heard many things about Stella & Dot in the recent months but I had yet to have the chance to check out their products first hand. I recently met Helene through her facebook page, and was thrilled when she wanted to work with me to bring you all a fabulous Mother’s Day giveaway! When the necklace and bracelet arrived, I was blown away by how lovely they were in person. They quality is fantastic. Both pieces are very {Read More}

Baby Bead Treasures {Review & Giveaway} (CLOSED)

All mother/daughter relationships are special. I feel very blessed that I have such a close bond with my daughter. Because we are so close, it is difficult for us to be apart. My daughter spends time at her father’s house throughout the month, and while she is away, she misses her mommy and being home with us just as much as we miss her. I knew that she had been feeling left out when she would have to leave – {Read More}