Sometimes all it takes…

is apples.  Last weekend my family went apple-picking.  Being a fan of food and where it comes from I wanted my daughter to learn that apples come from trees, just like we showed her in May that strawberries can be picked off of low bushes.  But apples brought me back to North Carolina, where my…

This and That This Week: CanDid Art

Last weekend, I gushed  about my adventures at the 2011 Circle of Sisters Expo (read about it here). This week, I’d like to spotlight another amazing young woman I met at COS, Ms. Candice Cox, Owner/Designer of CanDid Art (www.candidart.bigcartel.com). She was wearing this gorgeous Warrior Chain body art, seen below. My friend and I were…

Let's Get Physical

Until recently I had been a pretty active person. When I was a kid I played soccer. In high school I ran track. When I was in college, though I gained the “freshman fifteen” (darn those midnight mozzerella sticks!) I regularly went to the fitness center and hardly took the campus bus to class. In…

Fall FOTD – Gilt by Association

Fall is here! My favorite time of year. I love the cool crisp days, and the sound of leaves crunching under foot. What I am really loving this fall are the strong brows and jewel-toned makeup looks that are in season this year. Today I wore one of what will be my two favorite fall…