September Birthstone: Sapphire

sapphireSapphire comes from the Greek word “sapphirus” meaning blue. It is a very hard stone, with a ranking of 9 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale. The sapphire is a variety of the mineral Corundum, which is found in every color of the rainbow. Red corundum is considered a ruby, with all other colors being classified as sapphire and blue being the most prized color. Sapphires are found in Sri Lanka, Kashmir, Myanmar, Thailand, Australia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, China and Madagascar. Continue reading

Happy Monday…

Diamonds for every day that ends in “y”

Diamonds stand for wisdom, enlightenment, purity and clarity. It provides protection, preserves peace and gives the wearer power. The diamond encourages self-confidence and a desire for independence while counteracting jealousy.


Yes, it’s that time of week again…the dreaded monday morning. here are a few kind words that can help you while it is absolutely stunning outside, and your stuck at the office. So grab your coffee, it’s time to turn Monday into funday.

“Success starts with a smile.” Unknown 
“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” Thomas Jefferson
“It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” Confucius
“It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.” Tom Brokaw

Make your monday count!