Eco Lovely {Eco Etsy Finds}

Coca-Cola Sea Glass Leather Necklace by revetro

  Happy almost end of summer for most of you out there!  It's been an adventure on my end and the fall is teeming with possibilities.  It's been an adventurous year for me and lots has changed and changed back.  In all of this change I have … [Continue reading]

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Daydreaming and Creative Problem Solving

daydreaming and creative problem solving

My business tip for you is one word. Daydream. Make some space in your life for sitting and staring into space. Let your mind wander a bit during these last weeks of August. These moments are important periods of incubation, where our minds process … [Continue reading]

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Top 10 Fall 2014 Fashion Trends

Eco Etsy Treasury

Get a jump start on next season’s big looks by picking some of them up now. Take inspiration from the runway and from our very own sellers on Etsy. 1. ‘60s Mini's Longtime vintage lovers have been trotting out their ‘60s mini-dresses for decades. … [Continue reading]

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My School Garden Story

Before construction of garden
 March 26 2014

      CREATION OF OUR SCHOOL GARDEN This school has been a fantastic year for our school: we created a school garden. Located in Bedford Stuyvesant where healthy food is not easily accessible to the families … [Continue reading]

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Reduce Reuse Recycle & Waste

Eco friendly floor idea

  I am a major advocate for reduce and reuse. I recycle what I have reused so many times it no longer serves, and often I find creative solutions to turning waste into a usable resource. Like my most recent post about making paper. However, … [Continue reading]

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Plus Size Fashion – Let’s Talk

Curves Take Command

There has been quite a bit of interest over the past couple of years in the plus-size community.  So much so that retailers and magazines (such as ModCloth & Plus Model Magazine) have started to pay attention and do some research. Alight.com … [Continue reading]

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DIY Make your own Paper Tutorial

diy papermaking

  Making paper is a fun way to reuse old newspapers to create a unique piece of art for a gift.  Not only are you reusing items that would otherwise be wasted, but you are eliminating additional waste that often comes from sending generic … [Continue reading]

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How to Choose the Perfect Dress for your Body Type

Spring is in the air, and soon summer dress season will be upon us.  Here are some tips for choosing the right style to flatter your figure: 1. TOP HEAVY/BUSTY: Firstly, before we even get to clothing: a well-fitting and supportive bra will be … [Continue reading]

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Intrinsic Value

It can be a challenge to keep up with all the business news out there. I'm saying this as a small business owner and also as a business librarian. The Harvard Business Review Blogs are a source that always give me something to consider - often … [Continue reading]

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