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Tatted Lace Jewelry


I received this absolutely gorgeous black Tatted Lace Necklace from . I had never seen anything quite like it but fell instantly in love. It speaks of so many things- a bit gothic, a bit Victorian, a little steampunk-esque. definitely very feminine and pretty but with a gleam of darkness at the edges. The […]


Sewing With Kids from Maddie Moes


I received this adorable package from Janice at – all the way from Ireland! It was wrapped up so prettily with love tape and handmade hang tags. The cute muslin bag contains everything a child would need to get started sewing: a button-holding bottle with a pincushion lid plus plenty of buttons and lovely […]

Dinosaurs in the Making


Facebook has been handing out a recent spate of punishments for those they deem to be over-liking pages or posting “inappropriate” content (which generally turns out not to be even remotely inappropriate). The punishment? A 30-day ban on liking any new pages plus automatically unfollowing any pages you’ve recently liked. I’ve read in multiple places […]


SOHO Beauty Brand


I was recently chosen as the winner in SOHO Beauty Brand’s Pinterest contest. I am over the moon about the prizes: a travel makeover featuring their cool cases and a $500 Target giftcard! The package arrived, with each item so prettily wrapped in tissue paper and a lovely handwritten card in PINK INK <3 . […]


Shedding off old skin and new growth crackling through.


  I’ve been having fun playing around on Polyvore, learning to navigate the editing tools and add my own items. I still feel clunky at it, I have so much more to learn. This set includes everything I’d love to have in a grown-up, yet still glittery-pink-princess-at-heart, Easter basket. I absolutely adore that Damask Easter […]


Enter the Exciting P&G Best for Me Pinterest Sweepstakes!


Today P&G launches an awesome new Pinterest sweepstakes! If you’re reading this, you’re probably aware of my pinning obsession. One of my friends even joked that they should just change the site name to Jenterest and get it over with. So I couldn’t be more excited to tell you about this fun sweepstakes from P&G! […]

Easter Table Inspiration


I’m getting excited about decorating for Easter this year! I’ve found Pinterest to be overflowing with a treasure-trove of ideas and projects- so many that I really have to narrow it down and focus or I’ll never have time to complete any of them. While I contemplate the new elements I will add to this […]


How to Get Chloe’s Look For Less!


    The goal here was to recreate a celebrity look for under $500. So of course I chose the perpetually stylish and original Chloe Sevigny. She has been a fashion icon for me dating all the way back to her role in Kids (the searingly realistic 1995 film about a group of NYC teens […]

I #Yam Blogging!


After much soul-searching, kvetching, encouragement and feet-dragging, I’ve decided to stop dilly-dallying about. THIS IS IT. THE YAM NOW HAS A BLOG. Expect your mind and assorted other body parts to be irrevocably blown.