SCOTUS Overturn of Roe – Resources

This is not a cute fun post. Reproductive resources will be listed at the bottom of page. The Supreme Court of the United States has just released their opinion that has overturned Roe v Wade. This has opened the door for all of our constitutional rights to privacy to be overturned. This opens the door for marriage equality and interracial […]

Happy Easter Bunny Day – A Guide On Celebrating A Holidays When You’re Not Religious

I Did It My Way🎵 I LOVE the holidays. Maybe it’s my love of dressing up, or my love of decorating but I always enjoy when things are gussied up for any kind of holiday event. As someone who deconstructed from religion over 15 years ago, I have celebrated many a holiday in many different ways in my secular life. […]

Viva Fiesta – A Decor & Style Favorites Guide

You might say I have a love for FIESTA in San Antonio… or a minor obsession. Thankfully that is shared by the majority of the population of San Antonio! FIESTA is such a fun celebration that, thankfully for me and my love of clothes and home decor, has inspired many an accessory. I thought I would put together a list […]

Texas Style Earrings To Die For From Dos Femmes!

Y’all know I love a good statement earring! But so many are either super heavy or they are not well made and fall apart it can be hard to find a good pair that will last for more than one wear. Thankfully I recently stumbled upon Dos Femmes, a (two) woman owned business here in Texas, that has solved this […]

A Tale Of Two Necklaces

During my River Walk Duchess Coronation in February (pre Covid Era) I was given the opportunity to start wearing my great great grandmother’s nearly 200 year old necklace made of gold, 5 diamonds, and 7 amethysts. I thought it would be amazing to be able to wear some of my family’s antique jewelry as my own ‘royal jewels’. As much […]

Creating Family Heirlooms during the Holidays

When picking out holiday gifts for friends and family, I got to thinking recently about family heirlooms and their importance in my families legacy, as well as the joy those heirloom items bring to me this time of year. When you bring out a silver bell ornament or a special pair of earrings you start talking about you bought it our who gave it to whom and how long it has been in the family. During the holidays I also bring out a pair of earrings that are over 120 years old that were my 2x great grandmothers. I got to thinking… what heirlooms am I creating for my future 2x great-grandchildren to remember me by?