Simplify Your Big Day with Our Newly Launched Wedding Shop
Planning a wedding can be overwhelming in and of itself, and we at Maria Shireen want to take some of the pressure out of your big day. Shopping for wedding party gifts can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be!
With our recently launched Maria Shireen Wedding Shop, we have exquisite, personalized bracelets of the highest q...Read more
Bring Ideas to Life: Invention vs Innovation
Ideas are our creative intellectual property, and should be cultivated as such, but this isn’t always such an easy task.
When you have an idea, it typically falls into one of two categories: Invention or Innovation. An invention is an original concept that has yet to be brought to market and innovation is an improvement on a...Read more
A Mother’s Dedication
Being a mother is often called the most rewarding job on the planet, and it is, but it is also the toughest in every sense of the word. Gone are the days of blow outs, manicures, happy hours and lazy weekends on the couch. They are instead replaced with midnight feedings, temper tantrums, play dates, and a constant stream of snot an...Read more
Knowledge Is Power, Except When It Isn’t
As entrepreneurs and business owners, we’ve all heard the adage, “Knowledge is Power”, and there is definitely truth to that. But I also challenge that statement as I have found incredible power in what I don’t know as well.
Growing up, I was blessed with a grandfather who instilled in me that being different is my greatest a...Read more
You Don’t Know, What You Don’t Know
Starting a business is a momentous and euphoric occasion for any women, and it was for me as well. And though I was finally living my dream, it was not without pitfalls. One of the most potentially life altering realizations is that “You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know.” Because of this, we are all susceptible to issues in our fledg...Read more
Band together in the name of strength & compassion
“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.”
It’s a quote from one of the most courageous and inspirational women in the world today. I remember first hearing Malala’s story – and I was deeply affected by how she refused to be silent about what she believed in and experienced – even when ...Read more
Breaking New Ground
There are definitely moments when life seems surreal.
I recently found myself heading to the CBS Studio lot in West Hollywood, prepared to be interviewed by Kathy Ireland for Modern Living. My mother accompanied me, and as we walked in carrying several of our bracelet collections to display during the TV segment, it sudden...Read more
Welcome to the blog
Hi there friends! I've decided to create a blog to share my thoughts about a lot of things, and will be kicking it off soon! You'll be able to drop by from time to time for posts about everything from being a busy entrepreneur and mom and juggling the ever elusive work life balance, to hanging out with family and loved ones, to my i...Read more