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  • Handmade treasures: Festive bras, bows, and a lot of bling
    Handmade treasures: Festive bras, bows, and a lot of bling
    I love handmade goodies; they can be customized, are a lot cheaper than brands, and of course, are made with love. I went searching for more handmade finds last week and I have a few to share with you all. These items are perfect for the girly...
  • Our pets - Ya gotta love em
    Our pets - Ya gotta love em
    Our pets are so special to us. We buy health insurance for them, we have willed estates to them, and we purchase gifts and, in many case, their own home. We take them everywhere we go, or at least try too. We have spent a lifetime of searching for...
  • Rihanna's new smile
    Rihanna shows off expensive new smile
    Rihanna has a glittery new smile. The princess hip hop posed photos of herself with diamonds covering her lower teeth on Instagram on July 15. According to a July 16 Yahoo! music report, there is some question to if Rihanna’s teeth bling is...
  • Major bling is trending now in more ways than one
    Gold prices apparently stagnant while costume jewelry bling soars
    Vintage to new costume jewelry is one of the fastest growing popular trends today.Statement necklaces, knuckle rings, and many bangle bracelets are major bling.Diamonds are forever, but , in today's world of fashion trends, costume jewelry is...
  • Great Migration
    The great migration: Are you ready?
    I have been writing about “sustainable economics” and am bringing the story to a personal level because economics can be so theoretical and out of reach at times. First off, “economics” is the social science that analyzes...
  • Madeleine Albright: Read My Pins at the Mint Museum
    Madeleine Albright pin exhibit on tour
    Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State under President Clinton, became famous for the pins she would wear during conferences with the world's most important leaders. Her pins first came to prominence when she appeared with a snake pin...
  • sparkle
    10 ways to sparkle this summer
    Stand out this summer by adding some sparkle to your outfit. From blinged out jewelry to rhinestone embellished clothing, there are so many different ways to dazzle this season. Find the perfect amount of sparkle to fit in with your own personal...
  • jojo loves you
    JoJo Loves You -- Annual Bling Sale Starts Friday
    As a south-ender myself, I am so excited to announce that my neighborhood's own JoJo is having her annual 'Bling Sale'! Now, no one loves that word -- bling more than JoJo herself, and that is exemplified in her line of jewelry....
  • LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 31: Television personality Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi arrives at the Ghostbar Dayclub's New Year's Eve party at the Palms Casino Resort December 31, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    5 ways to Jersey up your look
    It seems New Jersey mania is running rampant these days, no matter what channel you turn to; there is a show about Jersey: 'Jersey Shore', 'Jerseylicious' and 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' (just to name a few). The...
  • Holiday Bling
    Sparkle and Shine - 12 days of bling
    Everyone needs a little bling in her life, especially at this time of year. Whether it’s a gift for someone else or one for yourself, below are some options that will make you (or your giftee) glow. (Priced low to high)Be Free Fringe...
  • Luxury for the masses
    Bring on the bling in home decorating
    When we move into a new home and finally get it completely decorated, we can sit back and seep it all in. All the planning and color choices have been made and articulated. What a joyous feeling of contetment and appreciation with a job well done....
  • Baubles, bangles and bling 2011
    Baubles, bangles and bling 2011
    Today’s baubles and bling are anything but demure. Fashions in jewelry range from Gaga outrageous to Real Housewife blingy chic. Gold is always in style, but this year it’s even bigger and paired with heavy, bold metals in necklaces...
  • Bling
    Connecting Baroque and Bling
    Question: What is a Hip-Hop show doing in a high-art museum?The museum answer can be found in its promo for the show: “The arbitrary and antiquated borders between ‘high’ and ‘low’ art have become as non-existent as...
  • Boo Boo Bling
    Boo Boo Bling
    Don't you hate it when you nick yourself shaving? Or get a papercut? Maybe you're clumsy or athletic and scrape your knees or elbows a lot. Hey -- don't sweat it! You don't have to be stuck wearing those ugly, flesh-colored...