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There's no better time to send someone a smile

Collect and Combine

Jewelry designed for layering, stacking, and mixing it up

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Every piece of jewelry is created by hand in our Bar Harbor workshop

Happy Jewelry

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Express yourself

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Favorite Gifting Collections

Pearl Collection

Pearl Collection

Add-On Signature Charm

Hearts and Stars

Birthstone layering bracelet

Birthstones

Pretty Happy (the blog)

Love Languages - A story about relationships

Love Languages - A story about relationships

Do you know about the 5 love languages? I read this book years ago and it's always made a lot of sense to me. 

The basic premise is that there are 5 love languages:

Words of Affirmation,

Acts of Service,

Receiving Gifts,

Quality Time,

and

Physical Touch.

Everyone gives love and feels love in different ways, different languages.

Last weekend I had a bit of an epiphany about the love languages. I guess it was just a reminder of what I already knew but it was amazing to see it so clearly in action. 

My man and I had had a great day together. Lots of laughs, working together, loving each other, feeling really connected.

Then over dinner we had a conversation that triggered a feeling for him that kept him quiet and withdrawn for the rest of the night. 

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What kind of earrings Gal are you?

What kind of earrings Gal are you?

Full disclosure, I hardly ever wear earrings. Actually, I hardly ever wear any jewelry except this necklace that I leave on all the time, like when I sleep and shower and run. But when I wear earrings they make me feel super pretty and fancy. All earring styles; posts, mismatched,...

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A story about 9/11

A story about 9/11

Every year I wake up on this morning with the same experience. I start remembering the night before, my birthday, and then I'm immediately reminded of that morning 19 years ago.  It started the same way, I wake up, sleepily recounting the happy events of the night before, dinner at...

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