St. Pete Pier – Waterfront Happy Place

I was a disappointed when the St. Pete Pier was scheduled to be torn down and replaced. The iconic upside down pyramid held many happy memories for me. I first visited when there on vacation with my parents when I was 10 years old. It was a wonderful and place. I loved to visit the… Continue reading St. Pete Pier – Waterfront Happy Place

The Power of Pink

Pink is associated with love and romance and thought by many to have a calming effect. Pink can evoke feelings of joy and inspire creativeness. Pink is versatile - from soft pale pink to vibrant hot pink. According to the psychology of colors, pink inspires hope and positive feelings. It calms emotions, and encourages a… Continue reading The Power of Pink

Winter Solstice – A Time of Rebirth

Winter Solstice

December 21 is the Winter Solstice, the astronimical moment when the Sun reaches the Tropic of Capricorn, resulting in the shortest hours of sunlight and the longest the longest hours of darkness for the year. The Winter Solstice not only marks the the beginning of winter, but is believed to by a mystical day of… Continue reading Winter Solstice – A Time of Rebirth

A timeless hue to usher in the new decade

A Timesless Hue to usher in the New Decade An enduring blue hue that promotes a sensce of peace and tranquility as we look forward to the new decade. With that in mind, Pantone announces its color of the year PANTONE 19-4052 for 2020. Pantone's color of the year has influece on design for bothe… Continue reading A timeless hue to usher in the new decade

Gasparilla Children’s Parade 2020

Yesterday, Saturday January 18 was a perfect day for a parade. The skies along Bayshore Blvd were blue and a slight breeze came off of Tampa Bay. This parade is all about the kids, giving them a chance to see the floats and the beautiful people who love costuming. The costumes and the creativity that… Continue reading Gasparilla Children’s Parade 2020

Dress Rehersal

The first parade of Tampa's Parade Season, yes season is the Gasparilla Chinden's parade, or as I like to refer to it as dress rehersal. Why dress rehersal? Because unlike the Gasparilla parade, this parade is specifically for children. The debauchery is for next week! So as I get ready on the eve of another… Continue reading Dress Rehersal

Maleficent’s Gown is Magnificent

Ralph and Russo has been creating amazing couture since 2007. In the world of fashion among Chanel's and Prada's, Ralph and Russo is a younger company, but this British design house stands out in the fashion world. Their creations are not only beautiful and unique, they are glamorous and sophisticated. Angelina Jolie will be wearing… Continue reading Maleficent’s Gown is Magnificent

Fast Fashion Falling Out of Style

Fast Fashion at one point very was popular. Runway to retailer at inexpensive prices. Retailers such as Zara, H&M, and Forever 21 were prominent in many malls across the country. The designs are trendy, the prices were affordable. The quality - well you get what you pay for. The clothes are almost disposable. Good to… Continue reading Fast Fashion Falling Out of Style