Creating a Collection When No One Was Looking

Shopping at TJ  Maxx is an All-Over-The-Map Experience. From Clothing to Jewelry.  Women. Men. Kids. Handbags. Home.  Furniture. A Mini-Department Store of Quality Goods with Discount Prices. My Sister Got Me Hooked on TJ’s and I Never Looked Back. At TJ’s, there are Surprises Around Each Corner. I assume TJ’s is Filled with Discontinued Items. […]

Downton Abbey’d

Downton Abbey’d.  Yes.  An Adverb. I am consumed, entrenched and enthralled with Downton Abbey. Oh My.  Almost to the point of Embarrassment, but Not Quite.   Have You Seen It?  Oh, but of course you have.   When It aired here in the States from 2010 to 2015, on Sunday Nights, I rarely got the […]

Decorate a Chandelier. Now it’s a Party!

I’m not very Crafty. Perhaps because of No Time.  But sometimes a Quick, Down and Dirty Craft Pops in My Head and It Works. Here’s One for the Spur of the Moment Party. Or the Monthly Holiday Celebration.  Or Just Because. This was Perfect for Valentine’s Day. But have No Fear…Pi Day is Coming.  March […]

Holiday Skirt DIY Flash Sew

Opening Night of The Nutcracker Ballet. You are Scheduled to Sell Nutcrackers at the Ballet Guild Table. But Oh Dear, You Have Nothing Sparkly and Enchanting to Wear. And It’s 4 Hours to Showtime. Don’t Despair.  I’ve Got You Covered. Literally.  In Gold and Tulle. The Fabric is Gold Thread on Black Tulle.  Sheer with […]

Tartan Whispers Autumn…Can You Hear It?

I’ve Loved Tartans Forever. Probably My Scottish Roots. Carrying the Name “Cameron”, I Suspect All that Dyed/Woven Crisscross Pattern is in My Blood. But No Matter.  I am Proud to Wear it. The Traditional Cameron Tartan is Red/Green/Yellow.  A Little Different and Fun. I Understand the Cameron Clan was anything but Fun.  They were Fierce […]

Tale of a Make Up Mirror

Centuries have Past in the Quest for the Perfect Make Up Mirror.     Crafted of Highly Polished Bronze and Silver, Mirrors were Only for the Wealthy.   Mirrors of Long Ago were Considered Magical.  Mystical.  Beautiful.   But What About for Today? What Would the Perfect Make Up Mirror Look Like Today…21st Century Today??? […]

Before and After Hair…Worth a Click!

Hair Extraordinaire! Every 6 Weeks We Make a Saturday Pilgrimage to Our Mecca…Just the Girls. Sergio’s Hair Studio, A Paul Mitchell Salon.  In Albuquerque. The Salon is Top Rated.  Sergio is a Paul Mitchell National Educator. Color and Cut.  His Specialties.   Our Visits are a Family Gathering.  A Time to Relax and Let the Master Work […]

An Oh So Boring Dress…To Make Fast!

I know.  A Boring Dress.  Really? Yes. Because it is Fast to Whip Out, Easy to Wear, Looks Good on Everyone, and Cheap to Make. Sew It.  Slip It On.  Off to Work.  Whoosh. A 30-Minute Project. The Trick is the Fabric.  Good Quality Linen.  Bought at Joann’s On Sale. Quality Dressmaker Details that are […]

A Dress is Best

Swishy.  Swashy.  Just to Feel Good. And Stay Cool. A Dress.  In Summer.  The Best Time for a Dress. Summer is the Season of Celebrations. Graduations.  Weddings.   Vacations.  Out of School. All Tie Together in One Epic Piece.  A Dress. Moving Up Day.  Love the Teacher’s Retro-Style. And the White Pique paired with Classic Stripes. 🙂 […]

All the Beauty Tips You Need…1-2-3!

Summer Heat and Work is a Tough Combo. Plenty of Heavy Lifting. I’ve been searching for a simple yet effective morning beauty routine. And I found 3 Unique Products that get the Job Done. And the Best Thing is They All Work.  Beautifully. For Face.  Body.  Eyes. This is Not a Sponsored Post.  This is All Me […]