Reflecting on Brighter Beginnings

As with every close to a year, there is much to ponder. I tend to reflect on decisions I’ve made, places I’ve explored, people I met and to those whom I’ve said so long to for now. It’s hard to forget ALL of the unexpected events that came along in which I managed to...

With Love in the Air, add Style and Flair

This holiday season there are many added reasons to show your love for others. Recently, I found myself deep in thought; reflecting on what is truly important as well as those closest to me. My thoughts carried me away to simpler times, when glam was classic. My love...

The Countdown to Christmas

When we consider the countdown to Christmas, we normally think about a race to finish last minute gifts and a mad dash to wrap everything perfectly. But in the Swann family, countdown means one thing: Hallmark movie marathons. A few of our favorites from this year?...

Last Minute Gift Ideas

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the house … not a present was wrapped and Mama realized she missed two gifts for people she loves and is now officially shopping last minute. No matter how hard I try, somehow I miss a person! I find myself...

Be Classic and Warm this Winter Wonderland

Nothing says timeless and ageless style like black and white, don’t you agree? As I continue my quest viewing the marketplace this season, lots of trends point to this classic oldie AND goody. Do you find yourself referencing photos for style ideas of say, Audrey...