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 […]

DIY Faux Suede Sassy

Believe it or not, the skirt I wore from Work to the Hospital and Slept in All through the Night, I Threw Away. Hospital Germs Creep Me Out. And I didn’t want the Memories associated with the Skirt.  Gone.  Moved On. Silly.  I know.  I really liked the Skirt.  It was a Favorite in my […]

Stone Heart

Valentine’s Day. A Little Craft of Stone to Warm the Heart. First Find a Heart-Shaped Stone. I strolled down my driveway and founds lots of contenders.  I also had a stash from a trip to Moonstone Beach in Cambria, California. Pick Up Velvet Necklaces, Wire and Jewelry Tools at the Craft Store. 18 Gage Wire.  Sturdy yet […]

The Shoppe Round the Corner

If You’re Lucky, You Have One. A Tiny Shoppe Round the Corner that is Filled with Special Treasures. Not the Big Box, Big Chain, Big Anything Place. Rather, a Magical Spot for Granting Wishes. There is such a shoppe round my corner….Willow. Even the Name is Wispy and Soft and Small. I went in for a […]

You’ll Love This Shampoo!

This is a Sponsored Post.  All Opinions are My Own. Introducing Maple Holistics.  Argan Oil Shampoo. Maple Holistics. Maple Holistics asked Me to test the Argan Oil Shampoo and give my Honest Opinion. I thought it would be fun to do an After-Thanksgiving Shampoo Party. With the Family.   Age Range from 10 to 6o+ Years. All Hair Types.   […]

4 Tips on How NOT to Finish Wood Furniture

With Great Results on Refinishing a Dresser for the One Room Challenge…. That Went From This… To This. A Decent First Attempt at Furniture Refinishing. I thought We were Home Free on All There Was to Know on Painting Wood Furniture. Next Challenge.  A Wood Dresser that Came with the House. Crafted of Pine.  Assembled with […]