Behind every cute necklace...
is a really good story
(and more!)

Quiet Time, A Cup of Coffee and My Brother

I don’t think anyone who knows me now would describe me as a shy person. I’m often the first to admit that I’m pretty chatty and extroverted. My son once famously told my husband that he thought my mouth was going to fall off because … Read more

A Pin AND A Pillow

I rarely wear naked jackets. Let me re-phrase that. I like to wear pins on the lapels of my jackets. Pins may seem kind of old school connoting the days of a young woman being pinned by her serious, intention to marry her one day … Read more

Kate Spade and Mary Tyler Moore

When I dressed up for career day in elementary school, I carried an old boxy brown leather briefcase that belonged to my father. I believe my official career day title was “business woman.” Very original, I know. But the briefcase is what really pulled the … Read more

Elsa Peretti, Every Day

I used to admire those people who wore one very special piece of jewelry every day – that one piece that was so meaningful to them they could never imagine taking it off. I think this infatuation came with my infatuation with little orphan Annie … Read more