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From Drab to Fab!

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From Drab to Fab!

Hey, Katie here with some fun DIY I did the other week and thought I would share with y'all!  While Jen and I were working a Pop-Up in Folsom, CA she was talking about a store she wanted to pop into called Not Too Shabby so she could check out some furniture that was painted with Annie Sloan chalk paint.  I'll be completely honest, at first I was thinking "chalk paint?! well that sounds weird", because I was thinking of chalk board paint, which turns out, is completely different.  Jen told me she eventually wanted to paint her entertainment center (which is this awesome...

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The Women Who Made Us

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The Women Who Made Us

  We often get asked how we name earrings, and sometimes there's a good story to the names and other times, not so much.  Since October is the month we celebrate The Surmeno Connection we decided to name our newest designs after significant women in healthcare. Here are the women and the jewelry we've named after them: Clara Barton, nurse/educator (1821–1912) Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881. Since then, the organization has provided much-needed relief for the vulnerable in America—and abroad. Barton identified her calling while nursing wounded soldiers and searching for missing ones during the Civil War.      Ina...

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Button button, whose got the button!?

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Button button, whose got the button!?

For as long as I can remember my mom collected vintage buttons.  She had a giant jar of buttons, and when I say giant jar of buttons, I mean GIANT jar of buttons.  She would dump the buttons on the ground and we would look at all the different colors, shapes, and patterns.  Her collection grew over the years and jars of buttons accompanied the many antiques my mom and I would collect together. My mom is still up to her button collecting shenanigans, and when Jen and I asked if she had any she’d be willing to part with...

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Hedge and Fox at the Roseville Galleria

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Hedge and Fox at the Roseville Galleria
Check out our new location inside the Roseville Galleria!!

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Surmeno Connection 2020 Update

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Surmeno Connection 2020 Update
"...one of our top goals is to provide an App for women in Surgical Menopause to use, that can track their symptoms, medications/supplements, labs, even interface with their doctor’s office. While we have provided a free printable hormone tracking chart on our website, we realize the need for a more easily accessible format. It's a big goal but I believe we can do it with the support of our community and donors."

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