Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Year in Review ~ What a Ride!

2012 was good to me. But how good was I to it? How did I say thanks to the Higher Up for the 365 days I was given to breathe in and out? We’re not supposed to sit quietly and wait for the world’s gifts. If you woke up today, that’s  your gift. The rest […]

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I Still Believe

It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was lying in bed with the covers pulled up to my nose, eyes wide, listening for Santa. As I lay there, I was sure I heard him land on the roof with his sleigh, rustle the branches of the Christmas tree, and clink the cookie plate as […]

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Juxtapose ~ Where Youth Meets Moxie

Jux·ta·pose: to place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast. If you ask sisters Kallie and Lindsay Wesley why they named their store Juxtapose, they’ll tell you it’s because it’s where they brought their two passions together – fashion and painting. Or, they’ll tell you the store is where traditional meets eclectic and conventional meets […]

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Scents & Sensibility ~ Making French Perfume

“In it’s way, a perfume is an invisible dress, playing on the tension between what is hidden and what is revealed.” ~ Thierry Wasser, Guerlain Perfumer What is it about perfume that makes a woman feel, dare I say, desirable? Between the moment you put it on and the moment a man swoons over your […]

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Amazing Friends ~ From Baubles to Closets

I’m blessed to have more than a few amazing friends – the kind of friends who inspire you, encourage you, and cheer for your success. They do interesting things, and in their own unique ways, make the world a better place. In case you missed my post about my amazing friend Burt Mulford and his […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex

“You see? This is how it starts. Next thing you know, we’re only having sex three or four times a week.”  Samantha Jones, Sex and the City. There’s a lot of hoopla out there about the outrageously wonderful benefits of sex. The beloved Dr. Oz is a huge proponent of having sex. A lot of sex. […]

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Getting to Know Me ~ 25 Things You Don’t Know

Just a few weird things that make me, me. 1. I dislike wearing earrings. They make my ears feel heavy. If I could wear only diamond studs the rest of my life, I would be thrilled. 2. I know almost all the words to every song I’ve ever heard. It’s a blessing and a curse. […]

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