Cassie & Latisha

Five Ways to Get Festive for Fall

Festive for Fall - Topaz & Sapphire

Half the country is reveling in “sweater weather” right now, while the other half is still sporting sandals and cut-offs. If you fall into the latter group like me (no pun intended), it can be hard to feel festive for the season as pumpkin spice lattes and cozy blankets are a ways off.   Whether you’re already donning those Nordstrom Anniversary Sale booties and enjoying …

24 Hours in Washington, D.C.


Washington, D.C. is brimming with so many things to eat, see and do. If you only have a weekend to explore this historically and culturally rich city it’s important to prioritize what you want to do and see. We got into the city in the afternoon after checking into our AirBnB and eating lunch so we were ready to pack in as much as we …

Anthropologie Gifts Under $30


Tis the season to deck those halls, wrap those gifts, and sip marshmallow laden hot chocolate. Though presents are not the true reason for the season, we admit that they are fun to give and receive! If you’re still stumped on what to get your bestie, mom, sister, or co-worker we’ve curated a list of 10 items that are $30 or under at our favorite …

Pinterest Recipe Roundup

Pinterest Recipes by Topaz and Sapphire

There are thousands of recipes on Pinterest. Some are good, some are okay, and some are just downright bad. Here’s our curated list of a few tried and true recipes we’ve made from Pinterest that have satisfied our appetites.

Dear Momma

From Cassie: My momma is one of the strongest people I know. She has endured so much in her lifetime but has always remained loyal, true and loving to me and my siblings. I admire her selflessness, her desire to serve and teach, and her ability to love wholeheartedly. All of what I’ve been able to accomplish has been attributed to her. My mom is …

Welcome to Topaz & Sapphire!


We both agreed it would be a bit more fun to introduce ourselves “in virtual person” so we opted for a little video (our aspiring filmmaking brother would be so proud!). Plus, we felt it was a candid way to better express who we are and why we started Topaz & Sapphire in the first place! Welcome to our new blog! P.S. We didn’t know …