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Spring street style

Spring is finally here! It’s time to shed the socks, long johns and puffy coats!  The real trick about dressing for spring…is to wear layers!...
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Mother’s day!

Mother’s day is upon us and I’ve been wanting to write this story for a long time and now seems like the right moment....
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Beauty RAVES!

Ten years ago I emailed every woman I knew and sent them a beauty questionnaire.  I wanted to know what products they ADORED, and...
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Ghost bike

A few weeks ago my husband took a photo of a bike that was chained outside of my son’s soccer field. The entire bike...
A Bolt of Blue - Smeg Love

Smeg LOVE!

For those of you that aren’t familiar with Smeg, it’s the Italian kitchen appliance company that I praise and not the all purpose swear...
A Bolt of Blue - Energizing your home

How to create a ZEN home…

We just returned to our house after ten years of renting it. The minute we opened the front door, a stale musty smell wafted past. We...
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Alphabet Bags

I’ve been seeing the totes from Alphabet bags floating around the internet for the last year, and they always make me SMILE.  They are...
A Bolt of Blue - Five Cool Ideas!

Five Cool Ideas!

All five of the ideas below are created from paint or found objects. It’s all about transformation…free of charge! Paint the night sky in...
A Bolt of Blue - Spring Beauty Inspiration!

Spring Beauty Inspiration!

This spring metallics seem to be BIG…metallic nail polish, metallic eye liners and metallic hair clips. I love how creative beauty can be, from...
A Bolt of Blue - ACCESSORIES!!

It’s all in the details…

What makes an outfit interesting?  Hmmm, it’s all in the details…like a painted purse, butterfly shirt collars, images of Ziggy Stardust on a blouse,...