Coping with the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

For many, “the most wonderful time of the year” can feel like anything but.  From seasonal affective disorder (aptly referred to as SAD), to feeling the pain of lost loved ones, and everything in between, winter is tough.  It might be made even tougher by the thought that everyone else is having a grand time.  […]

Read More

Slow Fashion Revolution // Part 3 of 3

To some, Slow Fashion might look like just another trendy gimmick to market to consumers; indeed, there are companies who, quite predictably, use the “green” label to persuade people to buy items that may not, in reality, be all that green.  And yes, ethical, sustainable, and artisan brands of clothing typically do cost the consumer more […]

Read More

Ways to Support Artists/Makers/Local Biz without Spending Money

While making an actual monetary investment is a wonderfully straightforward (and always appreciated!) way of supporting a small business or artist, there are times when you simply don’t have the funds, or really just don’t need what they’re selling at the moment.  That doesn’t mean you can’t still help out!  Until you’re ready to give […]

Read More