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EcoChic Designs · 3W ago

Hopeful for Spring {Earrings of the Month}

This week has been a wee bit chilly here on California's central coast. Temperatures dipped back into the 30s and there was a light dusting of ice on grass and vehicles. I even kicked on the...
EcoChic Designs · 2M ago

Persephone's Passion {Earrings-of-the-Month}

For my January EcoChic Designs Earrings-of-the-Month pieces, I found inspiration in this pomegranate pendant. 
EcoChic Designs · 3M ago

Christmas Spiders...Sort of {Earrings of the Month}

Do you know the legend of the Christmas Spider? It's a folktale from Germany and Ukraine; it explains the tradition of decorating the tree with tinsel.Here's a rough approximation...Once upo...
EcoChic Designs · 3M ago

Spicy! {Earrings of the Month}

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! If you follow my culinary adventures at all - here - you'll know that our only tradition is adventure. I can't remember the last time I roasted a turkey...or made...
EcoChic Designs · 3M ago

Fit For an Empress {Earrings of the Month}

I am halfway through the six-week elective class I'm teaching at my younger son's school. Since my class is Around the World with Rice + Other Global Grains, I've had all kinds of rice in my...
EcoChic Designs · 3M ago

Hot, Hot, Hot! {Earrings of the Month}

We have been in the middle of an unseasonably hot month. Earlier, D and I spent the day in San Francisco while R was at an all-day seminar in Santa Clara. We hiked four miles, all over San F...
EcoChic Designs · 3M ago

Shoulder Dusters {Earrings-of-the-Month}

This month I noticed some earrings at the local market and was intrigued by the long, tassels that hung below the gems and beads. "Shoulder Dusters" they were called. I leaned over to my son...
EcoChic Designs · 7M ago

Love Me Some Lavender {Earrings-of-the-Month}

 Lavender is one of my favorite scents and flowers. I wasn't able to attend the Lavender Festival here in town, but my friends did and brought me an armful of stems and other lavender goodie...
EcoChic Designs · 7M ago

Garden Glory {Earrings-of-the-Month}

A couple of weekends ago, we were lucky enough to attend an event at the Tor House in Carmel; you can read more about that property here. I haven't been there in at least two (maybe three) d...
EcoChic Designs · 7M ago

The Color of Adventure {Earrings of the Month}

This month I was inspired by a week long trip to central Oregon with my boys - husband and two sons - for Spring Break. We've been there before, and had no agenda but to relax, enjoy the out...