Category Archives: Window Shopping

just looking….window shopping

New Orleans pt 2

Our last day in New Orleans was spent site seeing in the French Quarter. We ate, we drank, we ate and drank some more. It was such a lovely day. I fell in love with that city, and I cant … Continue reading


TJMaxx Spring Preview

Julie and I hit up Woodward at Ames Hotel this morning to check out the T.J.Maxx and Marshalls Spring Preview. It was so refreshing to see all the bright colors and fabrics. I’m not one to whine about the weather … Continue reading



For obvious reasons I have always had a soft spot for recycled leather bags (remember Ashley Watson). Ora is a newish line  that is designed and created on Vancouver Island by Randi Obenauer.  I love that you can still see what they … Continue reading

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I have this silly little tradition, I think it stemmed from buying school clothes as a kid. But now as a adult when every time I get a new job I like to buy myself a “new job gift”. In … Continue reading


Monique Rancourt

On Sunday at the Design Hive I had the pleasure of setting up next  to Monique Rancourt. I was blown away her with work. It was original and tough but still super classy. She mentioned she teaches metal smith classes. … Continue reading


Our moment is now

Happy Inauguration Day! Get this and other Obama handmade items here.

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Current Obsession:

Making my own studded shoes! I’ve spent hours on ebay bidding on bags different sizes of studs, That I plan to attach to every old pair of shoes in my closet. My inspiration: Report Heels Mia Shoes Ted Baker Hype … Continue reading



Hoakon/Helga just send me a email introducing the debut of their jewelry and scarf collections! The jewelry collection is made from vintage treasures which have been recycled and combined with newer components to create one-of-a-kind pieces. The scarf collection is … Continue reading

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Next Big Thing

Fred Flare is in the middle of their 2008 Next Big Thing Design Contest. The brand with the most votes will win $1000. Vote Now and make someones day. My vote went to the designers of the Mr. Moustache tote, … Continue reading


Help Please…

Has anyone seen sandals similar to these sold in the US? I Love them, But don’t love the shipping costs from Asos


So ugly, They are cute

Ever since I saw this picture of Sara Jessica in the new Sex in the City Movie, I’ve been lusting after the Extreme Dior Gladiator Platform. But with the price of them being so close to my mortgage payment owning … Continue reading



I came across this website the other day while reading In Style magazine at my hair salon. It was mentioned as being the most helpful site for woman buying jeans online, but the site itself doesn’t actually sell jeans. What … Continue reading


Gorgeously Green

If you ever have wanted to: * Green your entire beauty regime * Detoxify your home * Indulge in guilt-free shopping * Adopt a home fitness routine * Prepare eco-licious treats * Give your kitchen a green makeover * Become … Continue reading


Fringe Benefits

Ever since I slipped on those moccasins boots a few months back, I have been craving fringe. This month I’ve been noticing it everywhere…taunting me. I think I’m officially on the fringe bandwagon. Anyone else loving fringe?


Ashley Watson

I’m currently obsessed with owning a Ashley Watson bag. Recycled fashions never looked this good. Ashley Watson handcrafts her one-of-a-kind leather bags, wallets and belts using only recycled materials from charity thrift stores, which is a wonderfully clever idea.