Holiday Shopping for your Fair Trade & Sustainably Minded Friends and Family

As one of these 'difficult' people to buy for I know it can be awkward this time of the year when it's popular to shop and buy for family & friends. So I wanted to give you a few tips on holiday shopping for your fair trade & sustainably minded folks in your life. First, [...]

Mental Health Awareness 2019

May is mental health awareness month, it seems over the last few years mental health has had more conversation in public spaces making it more socially acceptable to talk about. Last year my husband was diagnosed with depression, seriously neglected depression and anxiety. It's taken a long time for him to get into a better [...]

Sustainability | Reducing Waste during the Holidays

Tis the season for wrapped gifts in bags, with bows, and boxes under a tree... but unfortunately, that pretty shiny, laminated gift wrap paper is, in fact, not recyclable. And to include it in the bin with other paper products can make an entire load unrecyclable. If wrapping paper is metallic, or glittery, or has a [...]

11th Anniversary

It's been eleven years since we said,"I Do." Inside that little chapel at First Baptist, taking our first steps as Mr. and Mrs. We moved out of Texas 6 years ago, to a state you'd visited once and that I dreamed of living in. We've lived in Nacogdoches, Waco, Colorado Springs, Montrose, and Modesto before [...]