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  • How Do You Date Your Mate?

    Did you know the month of May was National Date Your Mate Month? If you don't have a mate, you can just skip this blog post. However, if you are in a relationship (yes, marriage counts as a relationship), I'd love to hear your ideas for celebrating the Date Your Mate Month
  • How To Care For Your Cowgirl Boots

    We women folk are collectors. If we like hats, we'll have several in our closet; if we like bags, we'll definitely have more than one purse. The same goes for cowgirl boots: most of us will have several pairs, or at the minimum, a working pair, a going-to-town pair, and a fancy pair. So, how does one properly care for cowgirl boots when they are and when they are not in use?
  • Behind The Scenes: Shipping Is Not An Afterthought

    How do you feel and what do you think when you order a pricey leather bag online, and when the package gets in, you discover your bag wrapped in old newspapers and stuffed with used Walmart plastic bags? Right! Me too.

    With that in mind, I set out to create a pleasant unboxing experience for everyone who orders jewelry or accessories from Buckaroo Bling. Today, I am letting you peek behind the scenes to see what goes into creating suitable branded packaging.

  • 5 Fun Things To Do On Mothers Day

    Have you been procrastinating on getting her that Mothers Day gift? Running late doesn't mean you have to settle for the standard - and might I say, very unimaginative - flowers and brunch. One thing that moms cherish most is the time spent with their children. So why not take her on a Mothers Day activity both of you can participate in, and make some fond memories?
  • Play Your Guitar, Cowboy!

    Did you know that the month of April is the International Guitar Month? To observe this worthy occasion, I am writing today about some cowboys and would-be-cowboys with guitars.
  • Spring Holy Days

    May you have a happy and blessed Passover and Easter observances!

    Chag Pesach Sameach!

    Happy Easter!

  • How To Choose The Right Necklace For Your Neckline

    When choosing a necklace to wear, you should always consider the type of neckline on the outfit you'll be wearing with that necklace. Not all necklace lengths and styles play well with all types of necklines, and today, I will give you a few practical tips to always choose the right combination.
  • Behind The Scenes: The Birth of Boot Bling

    What do you get when you combine a hoop earring design with the demand for unique cowgirl boot accessories? Why, you get Boot Bling (TM), the latest product to come out of the Buckaroo Bling studio.
  • When You Don't Want To Be A Fool, Bake Bread!

    You don't have to participate in the foolishness of April Fool's Day on April 1st. Instead, this year, you can celebrate the National Sourdough Bread Day. Yes, such a day surely exists, and this year, it falls exactly on April first. So, shall we go bake some bread instead of acting like fools? I say, yes! Your family would thank you for this, too. Who doesn't appreciate a loaf of freshly baked bread?
  • To Show Or Not To Show - What A Silly Question!

    There comes a point for every artist and craftsperson when we start considering the value of exhibiting at live events. Art shows, craft shows, pop-up shops, trunk shows, wholesale trade shows, and in-home parties all fall into this category. On one hand, getting more exposure for our work is a no-brainer, but on the other, putting ourselves (and our work) out there and dealing with the expense and effort needed to participate in live events can be quite scary, especially if we are doing it for the very first time. So, what should be done?
  • Tips For Turquoise Lovers - How To Choose Quality

    What about all the inexpensive jewelry out there, on the market, that claims it is made with turquoise? Sorry to burst your bubble, but most of those stones are not turquoise at all. They are usually magnesite and howlite dyed in turquoise color. The rest of the cheap stones are imported, inferior quality turquoise. So, how do you know what to choose? Glad you asked, because I'm about to give you a little lesson here.
  • Behind The Scenes: Preparing for a Trade Show

    When you visit an art show, can you even guess how many hours the vendors spend preparing before the show? If you have ever wondered what goes into preparing for a show, today is your day. I am taking you behind the scenes to show you what I did to prepare for Made In Montana Wholesale Trade Show.