{Green Living} Recycling in Sevilla

El Pilonar side label Ron

This is a Guest Post from Gloria of Lolailo. One of the most beautiful things about traveling is that it opens up your eyes to other realities.  I grew up in Sevilla, a city of about 750,000 on the southwest corner of Spain.  I visited my family this past month, and during my vacation decided [...]

Eco Friendly Christmas Decorations by EcoBites

Xmas-Tree

Potted Christmas Tree and Popcorn Garland by Herban Lifestyle There are lots of ideas to help reduce some of the holiday waste and turn scraps into works of fabulousness. With just a few days left before Christmas, try these eco-friendly ideas to add to your holiday cheer and to decorate for the Christmas holiday, courtesy of [...]

{Tuesday Treasury} Holiday Getaway

Cashmere baby pants by Picky

This week’s winning treasury ‘Holiday Getaway’ was cleverly curated by Elsje Boer. This romantic, fun and quirky collection of items suggests an imaginary holiday proposal from your sweetie. These sweet little heart pants for baby have been made from recycled cashmere wool by Elsje Boer. They are part of her Picky collection of old fashioned [...]

How to Make Wine Cork Christmas Trees

My daughter just recently began her part-time job at Jo-Ann Fabrics and was aghast to see that the Christmas items were already being prominently displayed in the store. Upon inquiry, she was informed that the reason for the early displays (It was, after all, the beginning of September.) was to ensure that crafters would have [...]

{News and Views} 2nd Annual Bra Recycling Month

Cardrona Bra Fence

Sometimes you need a little light hearted fun to raise awareness for some pretty serious issues. In 2010, Bra Recycling Month brought awareness to the issues of Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence. They are hoping to reach an even broader audience this year. Bra recycling is an economical way to support women nationwide who are [...]