Monthly Archives: June 2011

“Nothing of its nature evil, and nothing of its nature good. Evil is only excess, good is simply balance. All things are subject to abuse, all things are susceptible to beneficial use. And balance does not exist in denial, or excess of indulgence.” -John Parsons

“Word went out on Facebook to take to the streets. The message was received. On Jan. 14, tens of thousands brought the nation’s capital, Tunis, to a halt. Now the world started paying attention.” Without even realizing what the above … Continue reading

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Vegetables are a must on a diet. May I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie? -Jim Davis

In honor of the heat today in Charleston, I thought I would share with you some Grand Ideas fruits of labor…our “outside lives” if you will…our second jobs when not searching the world for the “creme de la creme” promotional … Continue reading

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‚ÄúNostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.” -Doug Larson, Olympic Medalist from 1924 Olympics

Simpler=Better? Vintage=Better? The consumer will surely decide… Why is the “NEW” in many things returning to the”OLD?” We have seen it in the clothing styles emerging in the past year, we have seen it in color trends & design trends … Continue reading

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