I take gift giving seriously, so I do a lot of research to make sure that what I give will be cherished.  The only problem with this approach is in the process I find things I want. I would love to tell you that all I want is world peace, but the reality is I’m […]

Celebrating the holidays in your office can foster teamwork and improve morale, but sharp knives and angry pumpkins could have the opposite affect. A fellow blogger and friend, Laura Richard, suggested decorating pumpkins with push pins.  She got the idea from A Subtle Revelry (link here).  I couldn’t think of a more appropriate way to celebrate the fall […]

Oh the irony, that today of all days I would be writing about work life balance. At 6:50 am my middle son told me he would need a ride, at 7 and 8 am, to and from Lacrosse practice. I ended up feeding and dressing his little brother in the car, then driving back home […]

Being an entrepreneur is full of challenges, but there are some perks. You’re the boss, you make the rules. In the beginning, when my business overwhelmed my life, it was the perks that kept me from being resentful. I started bringing my dog to work, because I was the boss, and it made my long days easier. (I did […]

When I design a new collection, I usually have a theme in mind. Not a “fill the room with stripes” type of theme, for me it’s more about lifestyle.  The lifestyle theme for my recent product launch was “less stuff, more fun.”  Who wouldn’t want that? I think it’s a lifestyle change that a lot of busy […]