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Yes, I am a Jewelry Junkie!


Here is a quick shot of one of my favorite layering pieces lately.

I generally wear it as my longest or second longest layer… But lately, i have worn it on an 18″ chain too… Three necklaces you ask? Yes, and I am not even apologizing! πŸ™‚

Part of being a jewelry junkie is living it {huge grin}… I don’t claim that title lightly. Recently I found a photo of myself from the early 90’s… I was wearing black boots (still do, might be a boot junkie too) and I had created my own pearl boot bracelet… Someday I’ll show you the photo, but I’ll have to work you into it, because the big hair might be a shock! πŸ™‚

You know it’s probably severe when one of your husband’s friends calls you gadget! Loved that nickname!


Yesterday was another scorcher… Last night we thought we would take the kids to the beach… Still amazed at how a photo captures the beauty of the evening…

My intention was that I would create jewelry while the kids swam… But I must admit, we had a sudden temperature change and a direct wind off the lake and it went from sweltering to freezing.

I wrapped myself up in a blanket & Tom got cozy in the extra sweatshirts… The kids swam… And we didn’t complain!

The kids moved on to the park… I have to tell you that I really love that my teenager and almost teenager and their friends are not too cool to be kids!


My sweet husband is also not too cool to be a kid either!! {serious grin}

I was holding my breath as they were swinging sideways!


The belly laughter was priceless!

Hoping you have plenty of belly laughs this weekend!

πŸ™‚ Kris


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Confessions of a Jewelry Junkie


Good Morning, Morning!

It’s hard to call you morning when it’s pitch black outside.

I admit, I am fueled purely by excitement after only two and a half hours of sleep.


I can’t believe I am showing you this photo… My dilemma of what jewelry I should wear today… Would it shock you further to know that I already have a cosmetic bag of jewelry packed? Well, jewelry junkies have to stick together, do please don’t judge…

As long as I am sharing my soul today, I may as well bare it all…

My suitcase is looking a little black…


Twenty five years of black and not even a teeny pop of color… Don’t be sad for me, I really am happy this way! Everything matches… Spills don’t generally show. I do love black.


I wanted to share a photo of my Chick-a-doodle that was in the paper this week… When she was seven, she saw other girls donate their hair to Locks For Love… She decided that she wanted to donate hers. She grew her hair for two years determined to donate her hair. During that time her Grandma, my Mom was diagnosed with colon cancer… Kya’s donation was incredibly meaningful… The memories, pride and emotion of that day still tug at my heart. It amazes me that two years have passed. My Mom is doing well… And we are so thankful.

With that it is time to sign off… I am sitting at my gate with plenty of time to make a little jewelry before boarding my flight.

Have an amazing day! πŸ™‚ Kris


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