Buzz in the Bayou

by Roseann Rogers



Designer Moms

Since this month we’re celebrating moms, I thought this would be a great opportunity to introduce you to Dawn Bakun and Deepa Mireles. They’re two moms who loved creating children’s jewelry so much they’re doing it fulltime with their business Dawn & Deepa. Since founding this unique company they have been designing and bringing sterling silver jewelry to the market. Bakun herself has been purchasing jewelry since the tender age of five. Her most recent obsession includes a collection of chandelier earrings. Mireles loves art and design and her father always wanted to own a jewelry company, and now she fulfilled her dream and his too. Check out their designs by going to


Daughter in Law Diaries

Mother of two and marathon runner Ali Katz recently created a new website and blog called Daughter in Law Diaries. Here is where you can log on and not only get advice from experts on your own family challenges, but you can also get ideas for your own upcoming family gatherings. With Memorial Day this month, log on and you’ll find a summer BBQ menu, complete with recipes, table decorations and some fun family games that all ages will enjoy. Under the “Girl Gab” section DIL Diaries gives you great tips and items such as the best sunscreen to use and other summer products you’ll need to beat the heat!







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