The last part of my morning routine involves a trip to my jewelry box.
It’s packed full of necklaces, earrings, bangles and baubles from at least three generations. Most of it’s not fancy, as my great-grandmother handed down some flashy costume jewelry, further breeding my penchant toward statement pieces.
As a kid, Easter egg dyeing consisted of plunking a couple dozen hard-boiled orbs into four different colors. It was fun, but often led to a dull dozen.
Each Wednesday, a group of SheSays staffers and I sit down over brownbag lunches to plan out future sections and stories.I’m sure the rest of the newsroom wonders what on earth is going on in our little conference room, as our conversations occasionally digress into cackles of laughter.
FARGO - Sitting at the sewing machine in her Fargo home, Kristen Rheault finishes the seams on part of an at-home project she started two years ago.
Beside her, a stack of brightly colored fabrics, including a pink fleece with which Rheault is experimenting, are pinned and ready to be stitched.
"SheSays Favorites" is a weekly feature in SheSays that runs each Monday. SheSays staffers will gather a few of their favorite things to share with readers.
FARGO – George Washington Carver may have invented more than 300 uses for peanuts, but it’s doubtful he got this creative.
FARGO - A five-letter French word is everywhere this spring. Ombre (pronounced om-bray) is a way to dip your toe into bright or dramatic colors without falling into the entire batch of dye.
When I found out last fall that I would be writing for SheSays, I took pause. I haven’t birthed any babies, I’ve yet to own a home and my writing experience had focused mainly on breaking news coverage of tornadoes and fires or hard-news reporting on city government. What did I know about “women’s news?” And yet...
Three years after he ruined Rihanna’s 2009 Grammy night by injuring her in a fight, Chris Brown took center stage at the Grammy’s Sunday night. Not only did Brown perform twice Sunday night, but the Grammy academy named his “F.A.M.E.” album the best R&B release of the year.
FARGO - Liz and Tarver Nova knew what their last name would be once they married even before they were engaged. Nova isn’t Liz’s maiden name, nor is it the surname of Tarver’s family. Instead, it’s a Latin word the couple chose, which means “new” and serves as a symbol of their fledgling family unit, the couple says.
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