Journal

Focusing on simple happiness in 2021

Jan 1, '21

This past year has forced us to consider what is really meaningful in our lives; the essential values that enrich each person’s life have been made a little clearer. It’s time to focus on simple happiness! No big fanfare, let’s just quietly go about making our lives and our environment better. With the tiniest gestures, we can reap the biggest rewards. 

Staying eco-conscious during the Holidays

Nov 3, '20

The Holidays can be a challenging time for the environmentally conscious; remaining true to eco-friendly values, while delighting friends and family with thoughtful and original gifts. Previously, the Holidays brought non recyclable wrapping paper, ribbons, bows and cellophane; an abundance of lights glowing all night long; too much food, thrown out or relegated to the back of an overstuffed refrigerator, and the list goes on… Maybe it’s time to start new Holiday traditions?  In the spirit of all things ecological, we’ve brought forward a few thoughts on the subject.

Alpaca Fibre: luxurious, naturally

Aug 21, '201 comment

Alpaca Fibre: Luxurious, naturally A natural fibre that is extremely soft yet highly durable? Check!A natural fibre that is lightweight yet warm and cozy? Check!A natural fibre that is ecological and renewable yet unique and unusual? Check!A natural fibre that has been used in weaving for centuries yet remains fresh and current? Check!

The new Farmers Markets

Jul 13, '20

Well things certainly have changed lately, haven’t they?  Summer is seen as the time for buying fresh produce, flowers and baked goodies from farmer’s markets, roadside stands, county fairs and festivals.  As the worldwide situation unfolds around us, one entity is unaware of all this upheaval in our lives:  nature’s harvest.  Nature, thankfully, goes about her business and keeps providing us with the healthy and nutritious bounty we crave at this time of year…