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We love Eric Javits!

The Eric Javits collection is easily recognizable around the world because of its unique, classy look.  Eric Javits began his career as a design student.  He then opened his women’s hat business in 1985.  Within a few years he was a prominent advisor among royalty and international jetsetters. Eric Javits is known for the Squishee […]

This Mother’s Day, Show Mom Just How Much She Means to You

It’s time to show mom just how much you appreciate everything she does for you all year long and throughout your life. That’s why you’ve decided to scour the Internet, to see what others are advertising as the perfect gifts for mothers. Of course, you see the old standbys – get her flowers, get her […]

A Day for Dad

A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be. Anonymous Father’s Day originated in Spokane Washington in 1910, and was sponsored by Sonora Smart Dodd.  After hearing about Mother’s Day, she felt Fathers should have a similar holiday, and went about creating it.  It took awhile to catch […]

The History of Seguso Viro

The Seguso family has been dedicated to the art of Murano glass since 1397.  Twenty three generations have been able to pass down knowledge, art and passion to continue the tradition of beautiful glassware.  Seguso Viro collections include tableware, gifts, jewelry, lighting, furniture and home décor.  Today the company is led by Gianluca and Pierpaolo […]

Spotlight on NasonMoretti

I had the pleasure of visiting the NasonMoretti factory on the island of Murano, Venice Italy a while ago.  What an amazing experience! NasonMoretti was founded in the 1920’s.  While there are many glassware companies in Murano, NasonMoretti has built its reputation on unique designs and quality craftsmanship.  Their brand name is known throughout the […]

Christmas And The Perfect Christmas Gifts

Christmas is considered to be a yearly celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. It is said to be a popularly celebrated holiday which is usually celebrated on December 25th. If you are celebrating Christmas or going over to a friend’s place to celebrate the occasion, here are some excellent Christmas gift ideas. Christmas gift […]

Some Of The Best And Unique Hanukkah Gift Items

A festival which is also celebrated as a holiday is the Hanukkah festival. However, in this festival gift-shopping can be quite tedious as the holiday lasts for 8 days. In order to make things a bit easier for you, it would be appropriate to consider the significance of the holiday as well as many unique […]

Cool Gift Ideas for Kids going back to school and Moms

Leather Notebook by Weston Leather: a great way to take notes in class with a nice leather cover. Refillable and you can throw it in your backpack or purse. This is a favorite for college and high school kids. Large Black Journal by Fiorentina: a great, refillable leather journal for taking notes and also for […]

Things to bring along for summer travel

This summer I can’t wait to go on a couple of trips that I have been planning all year. My kids go to camp in July so I typically save my best trips for August. We are traveling internationally (to Europe!) and to Santa Barbara. Here are my top picks for traveling: 1. Leather photo […]

Shopping for Father’s Day

Last year I surprised my dad by flying to Washington D.C. at the last minute to give him a gift in person (myself)! He was so surprised when he answered the door. He had no idea that I had planned a surprise visit! But I thought it would be fun to surprise him instead of […]

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