Wednesday, May 3, 2017

She Was Born in August

Days of Change
Named after Augustus, this month is the waning summer in the north, and the herald of spring in the south. Originally, it was called Sextilis because it was the sixth month, but when the calendar received January and February, it became the eighth month. August is a month of festivals as the harvest nears in the north and the spring starts to arrive in the south.

The Personality:

She is entertaining and loves to tell jokes. She is determined and has strong leadership qualities. She is very attractive. She is suave. She cares about others. She is brave and fearless. She knows how to take care of other's feelings. She is generous. She has a lot of pride in herself. She likes praise. She is very careful and tends to be extremely observant. She can be too cautious. She thinks things through, and she able to think quickly when necessary. She is very independent in her thought process. She is a dreamer. She is a great friend. She cherishes her family. She is very talented in the arts.

She makes a great leader, manager or one in the public eye. She excels in music, performance, drama and literature. She is an excellent person for the medical field. She offers much to the world, and she has a natural authoritative voice. She gathers people together and easily takes charge.

The sign:

Leo and Virgo: The lion and the virgin.

The Stone:

august-peridotThe peridot is the August birthstone. This stone is the stone of the famous. It has dignity and protection. The stone is the stone of truth, honesty and integrity. It enhances prosperity and growth.


The Flower:
august-gladGladiolas, the flower of the gladiators, rule the month of August. It is a determined flower that offers strength of character, sincerity and generosity. The August child also is associated with the poppy. The poppy is a remembrance flower, and the golden poppy is the flower of the State of California.


The Color:
The colors yellow and orange rule the month of August bringing enthusiasm and joy to the month.

The Gifts:

Silver Threader Earrings


Topaz Swarovski Crystal Heart Silver Bead Women's Necklace Set


Orange Awareness Earrings

Pretty Gonzo

Hand Knit Golden Sunflower Cotton Dish Cloth or Wash Cloth


Nurse Christmas Ornament Handmade From Cherry Wood

Kevs Krafts

Filet Crochet Art Doily

RSS Designs in Fiber

Orange and White African Helix Bracelet


Orange Beaded Bracelet

Treasures of Jewels

Kippah Yarmulke Women Chapel Cap


Yellow and Orange Flower Pendant Beaded Necklace for Women

Blue Morning Expressions

Woodland Forest Animals Sticker Labels - Set of 50

Adore by Nat

Apricot Orange Handmade Lampwork Beads

Covergirl Beads

Orange Fire Agate Statement Necklace

The Singing Beader

Yellow Star Flower Handmade Earrings

Shadow Dog Designs

Vegetable Fruits Still Life Cantaloupe Original Watercolor 11 x 15 painting


Swarovski Sunflower Antique Brass Hypoallergenic Chandelier Earrings

Kats All That

Memory Wire Bracelet

Blonde Peach Jewelry

Cat Coin Purse


Red Orange Agate Gemstone Square Stretch Wide Bracelet 7 inch

Dianes Dangles

Don’t see what you want here, then ask someone to make something just for your mom.

Shop from these Mother’s Day Countdown 2017 links, as well:

Week 1

Week 2
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Week 8
She was born in January
She was born in February
She was born in March
She was born in April
She was born in May
She was born in June
She was born in July

Happy shopping!

Julie and Blu


  1. Always a pleasure to read your posts Julie! Thank you for including my bracelet. Promoting!

  2. Julie, thank you so much for putting all of these gorgeous creations together to be shared. I've shared all of them. Kats all That's link went to blonde peaches site. I tracked down Kats beautiful earrings and shared them. 😊

  3. Thanks So much for sharing our listings.
    I have tweeted all: hashtag #bornAugust

  4. Such beautiful selections. Thanks for including my kippah. Will share later.

  5. Beautiful Yellow and Orange selections. Thank you for including my bracelet. Shared all!

  6. Very pretty and bright oranges and yellows! Thanks you for showing my fire agate necklace! Sharing....

  7. Pretty oranges and yellows, thank you for including my agate bracelet, will share.

  8. Thank you for including my orange kitty cat coin purse in this week's selections of bright and cheerful gift ideas! Have pinned and scheduled tweets for all.

  9. What a warm and engaging collection of perfect August gifts, Julie! Thanks so much for including my threaders. Off to share!

  10. Hot, hot, hot!!! The more I see orange, the more I love it. Such a beautiful color, along with yellow, as can be seen by all the lovelies you pulled together. An interesting read, as always. Many thanks for including my earrings. Will share the post far and wide and pin the items. Treats to the Handsome Blu from the Ever Watchful Moose.

  11. Fabulous choices for this collection, Julie and beautiful Blu! Thanks so much for including my orange awareness earrings. Will be sharing, of course! :)

  12. Pretty in Orange! Love this collection! Thank you so much for including my Woodland stickers. Off to share.

  13. Feeling the warmth of the sun in these lovely orange and yellow shades. Thank you for including my Swarovski rivoli earrings.

  14. Love this collection of orange gift ideas for Mom. Thank you Julie for including my bracelet.... Now off to share.

  15. Bright bold oranges are perfect in your collection! Thanks for including my lampwork beads.