Who We Help And Why We Do It

One of my favorite authors of all time, Ralph Waldo Emerson, once said, “It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” I’ve seen the quote in a few different forms around the Internet, of course, as there’s nothing like the web for […]

Oprah’s O Magazine Features Beth Osborne from The Alpaca Hacienda

For those of you who are interested in raising alpacas, you must check out this month’s O Magazine featuring Beth Osborne of The Alpaca Hacienda. Her story about why she left teaching to raise fun-loving alpacas and start a business selling hand-spun yarn is inspiring to those who are looking for a better lifestyle or […]

WWD MAGIC Report: Highlights from the Show


That’s me at the blogger lounge at WWD MAGIC.  Thanks Krista Peck for the photo! We’ve been back in NYC for a week now and we’re having WWD MAGIC withdrawal.  It was so much fun meeting fellow bloggers, designers, participating in DIY’s… So many I can’t name them all!  Here’s a roundup of some of […]

Live from WWD MAGIC: Get Live Reports and Updates!

We’re flying off to sizzling hot Las Vegas today to be a part of WWD MAGIC’s The Fashion Influencer Project after a whirlwind 10 days on the West Coast working and visiting friends in Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Francisco.  We’ve been shopping, eating, playing, partying and we’re not finished yet! We’ve got an exciting […]

The Fashion Industry Comes Together for MAGIC: August 22-24 in Las Vegas

August is right around the corner and we are excited to be reporting as an official blogger for MAGIC.  Held twice a year, MAGIC is the leading fashion industry trade show where buyers, designers, brands, press gather together make fashion MAGIC happen all in one place – Las Vegas. We attended MAGIC last Feburary where […]