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Spring has Sprung at Stella & Dot!

Hey friends! Been a long time….I’ve missed y’all! Last year, some special people helped me host several catalog parties as benefits for people in my life that I hoped to help: Melanie Ford, my aunt Diane who was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a mastectomy, and a little girl named Allie Hart, who stole … Continue reading

Melanie Ford’s Message: Fourteen Arms

Melanie Ford’s Message: Fourteen Arms

We all love a happy ending, don’t we? The princess rescued from the tower. The game won by the underdog. The child reunited with his parents. The plot foiled and the good guy still stands. Pretty Woman. What do you do when the rescue begins, the game is still being played, the search is still … Continue reading

Taking it all apart: Part I

Since Pinterest has become a household word, it seems sayings like the one above appear on my Facebook page 212 times a day. Many times, I skip them. But sometimes I take the time to read one. It meant enough to the person posting it to do so, which says to me it reflects something … Continue reading

Tales of a Bar Exam Failure

So, in a couple of days, one of my best friends will take the bar exam. Bless her heart. I can imagine some of you reading this are doing so because you are beyond freaked out, beyond stressed out. You have had at least one meltdown and you feel crazy. (Another one of my good … Continue reading

Have Bags; Will Travel

Life sure takes you down some interesting roads, doesn’t it? I had no idea when I started this blog what it would become, and though I wonder if I am straying from its’ original intention, I decided today that it doesn’t matter. Just like life, I like the interesting twists and turns. So today, I’m … Continue reading

This is me. Any “me’s” out there?

I am one of those people who attempts 9,000 things at once, never completely knowing if I’m doing any of them well. It is who I am. Being still is difficult for me. For that reason, I hate manicures. I find it nearly impossible to just sit and do nothing while someone has hijacked my … Continue reading