Posts by: cdmader

When I found out I was having a girl all I could do was see pink. I am STILL seeing pink actually… I bought some large fabulous natural pink pearls, some pink opal, some pink tourmaline. And then I thought, not everyone is seeing pink like me, let’s get some blue and then there are those people who want to be gender...

My husband and Ethan both picked teams for March Madness.  Ethan picked Butler to go all the way, you know cause it has the word butt in it.  If that isn’t a winning strategy, I don’t know what is.;) CDM

I’ve been nesting like crazy lately. Trying to get the 4×6 closet that we are converting into the princess’ nursery ready for royalty.;) Here are the befores: Here are the durings: The actual color is more like this which is a lavender striae over a blue base: and the ceiling looks like this: and here is proof that...

I took a wee break from blogging, too many things going on in life! The biggest news is that we are expecting a girl in May and we couldn’t be more excited. Although it does throw things into a tizzy! We are renovating our ‘closet’ into her ‘nursery’, the space is a teeny bit larger than 4×6 and has a window so shut...

Ethan and I are in the car the other day and we are talking about why he changed preschools.  I see every ‘discussion’ as an opportunity to brainwash and we start talking about how when people get older they move on to different schools. Me: Next you will go to kindergarden, then elementary school, then middle school,...

I saw my gem guy yesterday, he had tons of great stuff as he always does.  I had on my list white topaz, pearls, deep purple amethyst and vibrant red garnet.  Apparently eggplant is the new black for fall.;)  I came home with NO dark amethyst.  I don’t know what happened, I had it in my hot little hands yet...

Today was a big day for CDM, we were on TV!  Not me, but my jewelry.  I am doing this Appel and Frank show on September 14th, and Karen and Jody aka Appel and Frank were on the View from the Bay today on abc.  I met Jody yesterday to drop off some jewelry knowing that it might not make it onto the show, but I have...