Tag Archives: Contemporary Concepts

It’s a 10!: TEN Easy Ideas for Celebrating Mom

Psst! Mother's Day is 11 May 2014... What are you planning to do for Mom? Already decided? Or are you just starting to think about it? Well, I'm a mom. And here are a few ideas I would like... 1. A beautifully carved ...

When Plastic Easter Eggs Just Won’t Do

With Easter fast approaching, you are probably swamped with making brunch plans with friends and family, shopping for fun, Easter trinkets and goodies for the kids, stuffing plastic eggs for a backyard, egg-hunting extravaganza, planning to attend church, and searching ...

Not Your Grandma’s Salt & Pepper

Spring is in the air and we think it is time for something fun, fresh, and different!! If you immediately thought "Alessi!" you are right! Bravo! In particular, I'm talking about two new pieces from the OrienTales Collection, designed by Stefano Giovannoni. In this collection, ...

Kung Hei Fat Choy! – The Year of the Horse

Kung hei fat choy! Happy Chinese new year! You might be a little superstitious, like me. (I was born during the Year of the Monkey.) Or maybe you're not superstitious at all, in which case, you probably think those of us ...

Meaningful Gift Giving: Contributing to Local Small Business and Charity

Tired of giving shoddily-made, cheap gifts that are destined to end up in the recipient's basement, if not garbage? Why even spend the money? Well, there is hope. Make a note. Here's one way to give a green, USA made, ...