What Every Woman Should Know About #BreastCancerAwareness

During the upcoming month of October, you will hopefully see some buzz about it being the month of Breast Cancer Awareness.  This may come in the form of spotting the pink ribbon which serves as an emblem of sorts, a friend or coworker wearing an inordinate amount of pink, or perhaps in a blog post like this one. Honestly, I typically pay no mind to such things.  But thanks to a timely nudge from Tieks, who has teamed with the American Cancer Society to help promote awareness during October, I realized just how important this informational campaign is and decided to join in. Because 1 in 8 women in the  United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. What? Scary.  BUT... the good news is: When breast cancer is detected early in the localized stage, the 5 year survival rate is over 95%. Ok, now do you see why supporting your pink sisters this month is such a good bandwagon to jump on?   That even though breast self-exams, clinical exams, and … [Read more...]

Tieks Heart Box Giveaway

Tieks by Gavrieli, makers of the famous and fabulous Italian leather designer flats, have crafted some gorgeous heart boxes using their signature teal design... and filled them with amazing pampering treats that you'll love!  The Tieks Heart Box Giveaway is now underway, so enter today for your chance to win 1 of 20 fantastic gift-filled boxes. Tieks Heart Box Giveaway You can enter this Facebook Tieks Heart Box Giveaway with one quick entry of your email address.  Go ahead and "like" their Facebook page while you're there... they post some of the most colorful, fun, and breathtaking photos of any page I've ever seen. Last week I was tickled TEAL to receive this surprise in the mail. I'd be hard pressed to say which gift item I was most excited about, but here's a glimpse for you of what the Tieks Heart Box Giveaway includes: $100 Tieks Gift Card ~ Hmmm...I've got my classic black pair of Tieks.  Now I believe it's time to get a little more adventurous, with my 2nd … [Read more...]

Which Kind of Tieks Girl Are You?

One of Oprah's Favorite Things, and now also one of mine...  What's compact, foldable, wearable, fashionable, comfortable, can easily tuck into your purse or suitcase, and comes in a very tempting rainbow of colors? Tieks by Gavrieli!  "Designer flats you can fit in your purse and wear all day, every day." I found Tieks Italian leather ballet flats when searching for some great travel shoes.  While not cheap, they are fantastic quality and come in an addictive and alluring range of colors and prints. They are extremely high quality, and fill a definite niche.  Well, a few niches, by my calculations... Which Kind of Tieks Girl Are You? Tieks Girl #1:  Check out their visually appealing website and you'll quickly find yourself swept away by the glamorous lifestyle display of "I wear high heels daily, and need foldable flats in my purse for when my feet are aching at day (or evening's) end" images.  Although quite sexy and alluring... this particular category of Tieks Girl … [Read more...]