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Tips For Textile Recycling

Sustainable Fashion

Six years ago we started our annual textile recycling drive with our partner Green Tree Textiles. To date we have collected 7571 LBS of unwanted textiles from entering landfills. Here is why we started this initiative… The average American discards about 68 lbs of clothing and textiles each year. Most communities in the USA do […]

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Fiancée has a nice ring to it!

Life Stages

We’ve been keeping a little secret. On December 23, 2020 he popped the question! Adam and I were doing our repeat first date (a little tradition we started to celebrate our anniversary of dating) we were driving into Hubbard Park. It was the first time we took someone along for the ride. We had our […]

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Roasted Cauliflower

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Serves 2 as entrée and 4 as a side. Fill a pot (large enough for the whole cauliflower) about 3 inches with water and a pinch of sea salt to steam cauliflower with a lid. While water heats on […]

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When Everyday Is Earth Day

Sustainable Swaps

Every choice we make is bringing us closer or further to the world we want to live in and leave behind. Planning an annual activity that benefits the earth is always a great idea. Such as our Annual Textile Recycling event (read our favorite tips here). When it comes to honoring Mother Earth daily, it is […]

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Healthy Laundry Habits

Sustainable Swaps

Yes washing on cold is a great place to start to lower energy costs. But how about a routine that helps the environment and minimizes the the toxic load that enters your home. Wash: When it comes to soap, choose a plastic free option that is much lighter in weight such as Tru Earth laundry […]

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Apricot Arugula Salad

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients. Serves 3 In a small sauté pan, toast a handful of pine nuts over medium heat, tossing often, until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. In a small liquid measuring cup or bowl, whisk together 1/4 […]

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Is it a sign?

Spirit Signs and Stars

Sometimes logic is not the answer. When that is the case I turn to signs. You will notice this tool is so helpful as signs are all around us. Providing comfort, confirmation & contemplation.  Questioning: if you are pondering something in your life. A great way to connect to spirit is to ask for a […]

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Starting on Your Sustainable Fashion Journey

Sustainable Fashion

Learn:  My favorite place to send those who are new to the world of sustainable fashion is to watch True Cost. This documentary illustrates the supply chain, environmental impacts and economic impacts.  Investigate: Take a look at your clothing. Begin reading labels and deciphering between natural and synthetic fibers. What differences do you see between […]

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Italian Lentil Soup

La Cucina

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients. Serves 5-6 Heat some grass fed ghee in a large pot over medium-high heat add 4 diced carrots and 2 medium onions, saute 2 minutes then add 4 cloves of garlic and saute 2 minutes longer.  Add in 2 […]

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3 Ways to Detox the Bedroom

Sustainable Swaps

We spend a third of our lives in bed. This is when our body does all its heavy lifting- detoxing, repairing and recharging our bodies.  Our bedding touches our skin as we sleep. To help your body recover with ease surround yourself with natural textile sheets. 100% organic cotton, linen or silk. Blankets should also […]

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