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  • 8 Reasons to Support Fair Trade Practices

    If you had told me when I began my career that after thirty three years I would still be on a huge learning curve, I am not sure I would have begun...
  • The Button Blouse: Part Four

    I'm a little sad this series is over. Mostly because I have loved sharing how awesome I think my mother is, but also because I miss this. This bein...
  • The Button Blouse: Part Three

    Remember what I said yesterday about wearing The Button Blouse with skinny jeans and flats? Well, that's just what Mom did for this third look in o...
  • The Button Blouse: Part Two

    When there's a part one, one might assume there will be a part two. And in this case one would be correct in that assumption! In this Part Two of o...
  • The Button Blouse: Part One

    So, first, can we please talk about how beautiful my mother is? I know I'm biased but I swear she just keeps getting more and more beautiful. Yay, ...
  • On Giving and Giggles

    When Mom is excited about something, she laughs. Actually, it is more of a giggle. And if she's really excited, she will clap a few times, too. It ...
  • A New Collection, A New Approach

    A shop owner once insisted to me that customers don't care about the inner workings of a luxury brand or business. They don't want to hear about th...
  • Powerhouse Women of the Bible Stole

    Christen and I very much appreciate the work of the annual conference, Nevertheless She Preached. When we began talking to them about being a vendo...
  • Vero's Story (and how you can help)

    I write this as I finish up my last plate of enchiladas de mole in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico. Over the next two days, I will travel back to Alexandr...
  • "Aunt Jackie"

    I have known Jackie Robinson since before she married Jack. Butch and I had just moved to Fort Worth, Texas to continue our graduate education. Jac...
  • Catching Up with Atia

    The first time I met Atia, I would have described her as quiet, shy. She relied almost entirely on her teenage daughter to translate for her, uncom...
  • We are going to be okay.

    We are going to be okay. This is what I knew—a knowledge of otherworldly conviction—as I packed up our tables and left National Cathedral Saturday ...