Fried chicken, sweet potatoes and collard greens. No matter how far my mother – Eartha Kitt – had come from her roots in South Carolina, she was still a southerner when it came to cooking. Those were the foods she cooked the most when I was young. And, rice. I’m not sure why all of […]
If you read my post last week about my mother’s desk, this is the second part of that memory. Read it here My Mother’s Desk, if you haven’t yet, and you may want a tissue for this one. I am sharing these memories of life with my mother during Colon Cancer Awareness Month, because I […]
I love this desk. I sit at it now under the arched window in my office. The smoothness of the tan colored leather writing surface now shows its age from years of sunbathing in front of various exposures and the burgundy colored trim has faded to a quiet mauve, but the fine lines and cracks […]
My mother loved the water. She always wanted her homes to be near running water. The last house she lived in was on a river, which gave her much enjoyment watching from her bed, the final days of her life. Her prior two homes had landscaped ponds on the property, that she had aerated to […]
My mother, Eartha Kitt, loved talking to passionate people. And that’s exactly what I did Tuesday night. THE IDECLAIR SHOW, IDECLAIR MEDIA. Real. Raw. Right Now. What a powerful show it was. Take a listen. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theideclairshow/2014/12/03/the-ideclair-show
Long before Elf on the Shelf, Eartha Kitt made famous the song Santa Baby, written for her by Phil Springer and Joan Javits. Follow me on Instagram @simplyeartha, for more Elf and Eartha fun. Lyrics: Santa baby, just slip a Sable under the tree for me; Been an awful good girl, Santa baby, So hurry […]
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Simply Eartha designs combine Eartha Kitt’s words and wisdom, her daughter Kitt Shapiro’s vision and style, resulting in a mother/daughter combination of ‘accessories that SAY something’ founded on the power of their love. Join the email list and receive special offers as well as more stories about the life of this powerful mother/daughter […]