• May Birthstone – Emerald

    Emerald is the birthstone for May and it reflects the beautiful green tones of Springtime. It can vary in color from a light green to a rich, deep green. The emeralds that are a deeper green tend to be more valuable and the really rare ones are a brilliant green-blue color.

  • A Mother's Love

    A Mother’s Love

    I think that most of us can agree that a mother’s love is one of those things that has influenced us in very important ways. There have even been studies done that show early nurturing of children helps them to develop the part of the brain that is important for learning, memory and stress responses.

  • April Birthstone – Diamond

    If you are fortunate enough to be born in the month of April, diamond is your birthstone. Diamonds are the hardest of all gems and they are actually harder than anything else found in nature.

  • The Story of The Mother’s Ring

    Shortly after Mother’s Day was made an official holiday in the early 20th Century, mother’s rings started to become popular. A mother’s ring is a nice way to always carry your children and/or grandchildren with you.

  • Mother’s Day Flowers

    People love to give Mother’s Day flowers and most mothers love to get flowers for Mother’s Day. Different flowers have different meanings so keep this in mind when deciding what to buy.

  • Origins of Mother’s Day

    The origins of Mother’s Day can be traced back to 1908 when Anna Jarvis came up with the idea of honoring mothers. However, it became official in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson made the second Sunday in May the day to celebrate Mothers.

  • March Birthstone – Aquamarine

    The birthstone for March is Aquamarine. The name, aquamarine, is made up of the Latin words aqua, meaning water and marina, meaning the sea.

  • International Women’s Day

    Every year there is a theme for International Women’s Day and the theme for 2019 is “Balance For Better”. The main focus is to work toward creating a gender balanced world in all areas such as work,¬†government, media coverage, wealth, sports coverage, etc. International Women’s Day is always celebrated on March 8 and has some interesting history behind it.

  • February Birthstone – Amethyst

    Those born in February are fortunate since the birthstone is Amethyst, a gorgeous purple quartz. Amethyst is found all over the world and is fairly common

  • Valentine Date Ideas

    If you are married with children, especially young children, it can be challenging to find a way to have a fun Valentine date night. Valentine’s Day is a time when you probably want to show your love and appreciation for your partner.