GLDN’s recycled metal jewelry

GLDN started as a dainty jewelry Etsy shop out of the founder’s kitchen in La Conner, Washington, an artistic enclave north of Seattle. Now with a staff of over 85, they still make and customize their pieces by hand, with over 85 percent of pieces made to order. Ninety percent of the metals used are…… Continue reading GLDN’s recycled metal jewelry

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2021 favorites

This year, I focused on creating an enjoyable WFH space and upgrading heavily used home, beauty, and wardrobe essentials. Here are my favorites from each category, followed by a new, mail orderable food item I tried this year that knocked my socks off. Favorite WFH upgrade The magic for me is in the combination of…… Continue reading 2021 favorites

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2022 calendar

Last year, I thought I’d get the Get To Work Book planner for 2022, which has some smart features like a space for weekly goals and notes on the week spread and a space for notes and inset previous and next month views on the month spread, plus pages for project planning and goal setting,…… Continue reading 2022 calendar

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Office pants

I’ve collected a few pairs of pants over the past year that are appropriate for a business casual office. All of them are comfortable with elasticized waistbands, higher rises, and have pockets. The higher rise allows me to cover the casual waistband with coordinating tops to dress them up, either by selecting tops that are…… Continue reading Office pants

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Latest finds: Winter 2021

Sandmaiden Sleepwear makes cozy and beautiful sleepwear out of natural materials in Seattle. Their cashmere pieces caught my eye. woolenmoss makes clothing out of merino wool, based out of Trumansburg, New York. The merino cardigans look appropriate for business casual offices. This Gentle Yoga Flow from Zaria Howell via Pansy is exactly that – a…… Continue reading Latest finds: Winter 2021