It’s About Time ~ JORD Women’s Watch Review

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Not often do I get a chance to just take a minute to reflect with you and just step back and relax. I have been trying to look at my year ahead and figure out my goals and where I want to be this time next year. Time is something I always am saying I never have enough of, so when I had the opportunity to review a product by JORD, I excitedly jumped at the chance. Why? Let me explain…

Wooden JORD Women's Watch Review by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

*post sponsored by JORD Wood Watches – opinions are all my own (see full disclosure)

I had seen their gorgeous wood watches here and there on various fronts and loved that not only were their products pleasing to the eye, but actually made with life in mind. And…who can resist jewelry made out of wood? This may just make me change my motto, “Tools over jewels”. tee hee. Anyone else thinking gift idea?

When I was deciding how to present my review to you, I felt the need to focus on our use of time in our lives. Do we make it count? Or do we let it slip by without a second thought? I think most of us commonly say, “I wish I had more time.”, right? Funny thing is, after I decided to focus on that topic, I read JORD’s story. Here is a snippet:

The value of a watch is not in being able to tell how much time has passed, but in being aware of the need to make that time count. Moments are bigger than minutes and your watch should tell more than time. – JORD

That matched up with the way my heart was leading. So, in reflection here is where I want to focus my time. I start my day off in worship, my quiet time with the Lord. It is seriously the best way to start the day focused and ready to tackle whatever comes my way. How do you start your day?

Reflection of Time in Worship and Quiet Time | JORD Wood Watch Review by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

When I am at work, do I make the best use of my time? I honestly think I work too much, at least right now because I have to, and want to scale it back a bit as I can. At least I love what I do and that can make my days spent working much more doable.

JORD Wood Watch with Feed Sack Purse by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

My family is what I want more time for. Even though I am with my  kids 24/7, it can seem like we’re existing and not living while homeschooling, working, etc. My extended family is also an integral part of my life that I want to make more time for since we don’t know how much time we have left with them.

Making Time for Family | JORD Wood Watch Review by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

And when I can, taking a minute to just relax and just be… makes life seem not so hard. We all need a deep breath to refresh and let go.

Larissa Haynes of Prodigal Pieces JORD Wood Watch Review | www.prodigalpieces.com


Watch Gift Ideas


I can honestly say I adore this watch because it is custom fit (no sagging), is lightweight but sturdy, and suits my design style. Since I can’t gift you with more hours in your day, I can give you something just as good. Take a second to enter to win a gift of $75 to JORD (psst…even if you don’t win the big prize, each participant will be getting a $20 gift too!) Giveaway open to U.S. residents and winner will be announced on 9/7/16, so check your email and sign up for my newsletter to get the details in your inbox. (sign up below)

Leave me a comment telling me which one you’re going to pick!

Click here to enter!

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A Look at Our Time: JORD Wood Watch Review by Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

Later on this week, I’m still in the wood mood with a simple DIY you will love.

Choosing Wood for DIY LOG Candlesticks | Prodigal Pieces | www.prodigalpieces.com

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46 Comments

  • wendy

    I would love to win the giveaway! The watch is beautiful! Love reading your blog!

    August 30, 2016 at 8:21 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You are so sweet and made my day, Wendy. Thank you! I think I have a new addiction…seriously.

      August 30, 2016 at 9:25 am Reply
  • Janet

    Love these watches, and your blog too! You are an inspiration!

    August 30, 2016 at 9:04 am Reply
    • Larissa

      How wonderful to hear! Thank you so much, Janet. I may have to gift myself with another one and this time in aqua. swoon!!

      August 30, 2016 at 9:26 am Reply
      • Sue Pagels

        I think that is the same one I love!!

        August 31, 2016 at 1:58 pm Reply
  • Judith Truitt

    Love the watches! I also look forward to Prodigal Pieces every day! I have gotten so many good ideas!Than you

    August 30, 2016 at 9:43 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Those kinds of things keep me going, Judith. Thank you so much!

      August 30, 2016 at 12:48 pm Reply
  • Gwen

    This watch makes me think I could wear a watch again! And you can now add model to your résumé! Thanks!

    August 30, 2016 at 10:38 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I quit awhile back too, but these caught my eye a few months ago and now I’m hooked again! As for the model part, I already have been back in the day. tee hee. 😉 Thank you, Gwen.

      August 30, 2016 at 12:47 pm Reply
  • Sherry Stuifbergen

    Larissa, what model of the Jord watch are you modeling? I was on the site. It looks good on you! Sherry

    August 30, 2016 at 11:48 am Reply
  • Constance Colvin

    Beautiful watch, beautiful sell!

    August 30, 2016 at 12:33 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Constance. Not hard to sell such a beautiful timepiece since I thoroughly love it.

      August 30, 2016 at 12:42 pm Reply
  • Patti

    Larissa….I LOVE your blog!! I have joined so many blogs and deleted quite a few, but yours is one of my faves!! I adored your “Beep” and voted as many times as they would allow 🙂 and….Oh, my goodness…does this get any better…I am OBSESSED with these watches!!! My fave Zebrawood and Maple!!!! SOOOO PRETTY!!! You are beyond talented with wood and your new beauty is such a nice addition to your arm! 😉 Thank you for being who you are and sharing your amazing talents with us,… we are blessed!

    August 30, 2016 at 1:38 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Well, aren’t you the sweetest, Patti?! I had a rude comment made to me in an email this morning, but quickly pressed the delete button because life ain’t worth fussin’ over such things. Thank you for the love and for the encouragement!

      August 30, 2016 at 1:47 pm Reply
      • Patti

        I get so much encouragement from your posts and you’re so right….when people leave negative comments to me, I have to tell myself they may be having a hard time and to pray for them and move on. I am so sorry, I missed your first posting in regard to your brother. All of you have my continued prayers and I am so thankful that men and women like him are helping to keep all of us safe. Blessings to all <3

        August 30, 2016 at 2:34 pm Reply
  • Mary Redmiles

    I love the Ely series dark sandalwood. Well I love all of them but would choose this one. I also love your blog and the pictures you post on FB and Instagram. They are an inspiration to me. Thank you!

    August 30, 2016 at 5:32 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Oooh…another good one. They are all so gorgeous! Thank you for encouraging me. It means much!

      August 30, 2016 at 8:05 pm Reply
  • Gwen

    The Koa & Rosegold is to die for!!! I’m glad I came across your IG account, you have some beautiful pieces & a beautiful heart!

    August 30, 2016 at 6:34 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      That one was one of my top picks…good eye!! I’m so happy you found me, Gwen. Thank you!

      August 30, 2016 at 8:04 pm Reply
  • Stacy

    Hello Larrisa! I see that you are also modeling Ps 38 or 39…also a wonderful product! I love these unique watches! You were one of the first persons to show me how to renovate furniture, and end up with a wonderfully unique piece. So these watches fit right in! If I had the choice, I would pick the Cora Purple Heart & Mother of Pearl…but I would have to take it off only for showering and spraying furniture! ; ) You are a blessing in many ways. Sincerely, Stacy

    August 30, 2016 at 9:28 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Wonderful to hear, Stacy! I try to share what I can, including great finds like this watch. I love clocks in any shape and size…hee hee. 😀

      August 31, 2016 at 5:21 am Reply
  • Karen Baumgardner

    Wow, these are beautiful watches, and the choice would be a tough one! I narrowed it down to the Cora, Frankie, or Sidney. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

    August 31, 2016 at 1:00 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Good picks, Karen! I’m picky about a watch because it has to be comfortable for how active I am and was impressed with how great it feels. I hope you win!

      August 31, 2016 at 5:18 am Reply
  • Beverly Reid

    Does one truly have to commit to just one? Love your Blog.

    August 31, 2016 at 8:13 am Reply
    • Larissa

      hee hee hee…to much of a good thing is just right. 😀

      August 31, 2016 at 10:46 am Reply
  • Teri Clark

    Thanks for the daily fun you supply. And thank you & Jord for the opportunity to win a wooden watch!I Tough to choose, but I guess it would be the one with the two-toned band and workings that show in the face.

    August 31, 2016 at 9:35 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You are most welcome, Teri. I wish I could give everyone the main prize, but happy everyone gets something!

      August 31, 2016 at 10:45 am Reply
  • Sue Pagels

    Zebrawood and turquoise!! But I sure don’t know how to pick just one as they truly are fabulous!

    August 31, 2016 at 1:56 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      You picked my other favorite. Maybe I need one of each? 😀

      August 31, 2016 at 1:56 pm Reply
  • Bonnie

    Thank you for the post. I love all of the wood watches but I especially like the Maple and Rose Gold watch.

    August 31, 2016 at 6:03 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      That is such a soft, beautiful pieces. Good choice!

      September 1, 2016 at 6:45 am Reply
  • freidia Martindale

    They are all fabulous Larissa!

    Time is a precious thing : )

    I think it’s a tie between the sandalwood and the Ebony and Gold!

    Hope your weekend is Wonderful!

    September 2, 2016 at 9:26 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Thank you, Freidia! Those watches certainly steal the show. 🙂

      September 3, 2016 at 6:12 am Reply
  • Gail

    I so appreciate your posts! It is like opening a gift every day! Thank you JORD, for your generosity of a striking watch! How do you choose just one? ?

    September 4, 2016 at 7:56 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Aww… you are just too sweet! It took me lots of scrolling to choose…I may need one more. 😉

      September 6, 2016 at 6:24 am Reply
  • Vanessa

    I absolutely love these watches! Zebra wood one is the my fav! I always love your posts:)
    You must be Wonder Woman !!

    September 4, 2016 at 9:59 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      hahaha…where’s my cape? 😀 Thank you, Vanessa. Yes, I love the grain in the Zebrawood.

      September 6, 2016 at 6:23 am Reply
  • Meg Karetny

    Love Love Love these watches! I would love the Ely in green sandlewood & maple 🙂 Thanks for the chance for us to get one too! 😀

    September 5, 2016 at 7:24 am Reply
    • Larissa

      Ooh…that’s another gorgeous one! I’m not kidding when I say I could have one in every style to match my outfits. hee hee hee

      September 6, 2016 at 6:23 am Reply
  • Cheryl B.

    I enjoyed the blog post so much it was inspirational. Which watch are you wearing? I love tge,zebrawood&turquoise.

    September 5, 2016 at 9:01 am Reply
    • Larissa

      I’m happy to hear it, Cheryl. I have the Fieldcrest Zebrawood & Maple. I’m eye those aqua ones though!!

      September 6, 2016 at 6:21 am Reply
  • VIvian Monroe

    I love these watches. I would pick one with big numbers so I can see good. 🙂 Also I love starting my day the same way, in the word, and then listening to praise and worship music. You are right there is no better way to strt your day than with the Father. Thanks for sharing.

    September 5, 2016 at 4:59 pm Reply
    • Larissa

      Good point. 😀 Yes, no better way to make me stay grounded.

      September 6, 2016 at 6:11 am Reply
  • Pamela

    I am torn between the Zebrawood & Maple and the Zebrawood & Champagne, both are beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing this 🙂

    September 6, 2016 at 1:15 am Reply
    • Larissa

      You bet! So many choices, eh?

      September 6, 2016 at 6:11 am Reply

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