Ambassador of the Year and the Goodwill SS17 Shoot

This morning I am on my way to be awarded as Goodwill’s Ambassador of the Year- along with the beautiful and talented Betsy Appleton of Goodwill Digger.  I am beyond thrilled and really honored to receive the award.  365 Days of Thrift has been such a fun journey  with so many unexpected opportunities to create pieces … More Ambassador of the Year and the Goodwill SS17 Shoot

I Voted…

I always vote.  I vote no matter what and no matter who, because it is a right that people have died for, bled for, prayed for, suffered for…  and no matter my disillusionment with the current political system-  my though has always been, “how dare I have the arrogance to waste this right that has … More I Voted…

Spirit, Strength and Summer Twilight: My Night at Nina Covington’s Movement

I first got to know Nina electronically-  she is always gracing social media with communication, beauty and jokes about her bad cooking skills.  Her artistic journey and passion is something to behold.  Two years ago I had the pleasure of having her walk in my Monarch Couture fashion show for ARTlightenment and discovered fully what an absolutely beautiful … More Spirit, Strength and Summer Twilight: My Night at Nina Covington’s Movement

Winter Wonderland…

I woke up this morning to the sound of two children outside my window- making snow angels at 7a.  I had been eagerly awaiting the snowstorm all night- checking the weather far to often- hoping the cold rain would end and the magical snow would start as soon as possible.  Sometime around noon I ventured … More Winter Wonderland…