pretty pretty pearls

pearlsFriday June 9

June’s birthstone…The Pearl.coco chanel on pearls

Although this month sees two other gemstones (Alexandrite & Moonstone) that are sometimes referred to as the “June birthstone”, the Pearl is the classic choice for someone born in the month of June.

…Though you do not have to have a June birthday to be a pearl fan!  In fact, you are amongst some quite fashionable & fabulous fanatics!

Elizabeth Taylor, Coco Chanel, Jackie O, Grace Kelly, Lady Sarah Churchill, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe….

…the list goes on & on!


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Gift Guide for Mother’s Day ~ Part 1

Happy Mother's Day

That wonderful time of year when we celebrate our magical mothers is upon us again!

Food For Thought: The Mother’s Day Calculator

A Mother’s Value…

1)Fill in your age.
2)Multiply by 52 weeks/year
3)Multiply by 7 days/week
4)Multiply by 24 hours/day
5)Multiply by $0.50/hour

Every mother has to be worth AT LEAST $0.50/hour.

That means, if you are 18 years old, your mother has $78,624.00 in unpaid back wages!

Now we know not everyone can afford to pay their Mom $0.50/hour, but we have deals to suit every budget this Mother’s Day!

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April Birthstone: Diamond

Shine bright like a diamond!

The April Birthstone

… “Shine bright like a diamond” … “Better a diamond with a  flaw than a pebble without” … “A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure” … “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend (& a man’s worst enemy)” … “The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond” … “Shine on you crazy diamond” …

……….& the list goes on & on! The subject of many a quote, diamonds are without a doubt the most well-known gemstone in the entire world!  Diamond is also the birthstone for the month of April.

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March Birthstone: Aquamarine

March birthstone

Aquamarine! The birthstone for March babies! …And to celebrate we are holding another monthly birthstone contest on Facebook!! The prize is pictured below 🙂 Click here to find the contest entry form! Good Luck!

March birthstone Facebook contest

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Fabulous February Birthstone…

Happy birthday February Babies!  Today’s post will be all about your beautiful February birthstone – Amethyst!  Happy Birthday February Babies

“Amethyst is a common gem with an uncommonly long heritage.” – “The Dan”

Amethyst was used by ancient Egyptians!  Reference to amethyst has been made since the very beginning of recorded time!

Read more about Amethyst’s history & technical info from “The Dan” here: Click Me! 🙂

Amethyst is the February birthstone!

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