The One Ring

Several years ago, while watching The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, I became seduced by the notion of a magical ring that inspired slavish devotion in its wearer.   I too wanted a ring I could cradle and rock, call “my precious” and croon nonsensically to in a cave somewhere.   The ring seemed like a lot…

Ring? Word.

Word rings are seriously helping me on my journey towards enlightenment.  Ok, maybe that’s a tad too much praise to heap upon a ring, but they sure are useful as sign posts, to use along the journey.  I’ve been into the whole Zen/mindfulness thing lately, but it’s hard to remember to stay present and removed…

Forever 21 Clip On Earrings Review

Whoot, whoot!  Just when I was despairing, thinking that my only option for clip on earrings was trolling ebay’s vintage section nightly (check out my finds),  I stumbled upon a modern clip on treasure trove at Forever 21. Forever 21 has clip on earrings!?  That don’t suck and look ugly!?    If the company itself…

Vintage Fashion

A year ago I was seduced by the notion of incorporating  choice pieces of vintage clothing into my wardrobe.   It seemed like such a chic thing to do, so I set out about the business of acquiring three vintage dresses  from various online retailers. I was not impressed when they arrived  a few weeks later….

Best of Esty: Crafting Indie Art

I often stumble across random gems on Etsy.com.  It’s a virtual  hand crafted treasure trove of wonderment.  If you’re willing to spend some time browsing you’re likely to find something totally unique that tickles your fancy and enlivens the senses. Bottoms Up Do you have a problem stretching that bottle of wine when thirsty company…

Metal Couture Jewelry – 2011 Etsy Artisian Collection

Yes, these aren’t cheap (you should see  his gold version), but they sure are dazzling and awe inspiring.   When browsing through his work I feel like I’m looking at pieces that belong in a museum so we can ooh and ah over the lucky kings and queens who got to bedeck themselves in these baubles….