“Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” This popular quote comes to mind as we reflect on the journey of our friend and latest mom muse, Angela Zdrale. Like most successful entrepreneurs, Angela started her business with a problem she was trying to solve and a vision of how she could address it. Her story begins in middle school when she hit her growth spurt and all the cute, trendy clothing and shoes were too short or too small for a girl of her height. A lover of fashion, Angela shared with us how she used to deal with discomfort due to ill-fitting clothing made for shorter torsos and legs and ...Read more.
I'm a long-time fan of Trina Turk's designs. I have a fairly extensive collection of her shorts and dresses especially. So, you can imagine my excitement when the word on the street last year at Scottsdale Fashion Week 2018 was that she planned to open a store in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Fast forward to 2019, and I found myself attending the grand opening of her fabulous new boutique at Scottsdale Fashion Square in the newly-renovated luxury wing near Neiman Marcus. My daughter and I met Trina at the party, who is as warm and vibrant in person as her designs. Following the event, I had the distinct pleasure ...Read more.
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, we are busy planning a memorable meal to give thanks for what we’re most grateful for in our lives. Family is always at the top of the list. Most of us can’t imagine what it would be like to be a child growing up in the foster care system. Being moved around to different families and homes, not having a permanent place or mom and dad to call our own. And, likely having gone through a traumatic event or situation to end up there. As moms, our hearts break for these children… especially when we think about our own kids and how a child’s outlook and life would take a very ...Read more.