Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Few of my Favorite Things

I had to get one more Christmas post in before the end of December.  So this Christmas I have been really impressed with the thoughtfulness behind some of the gifts given to me; I want to share a few: 1) Mittens (from my sis) These are made out of old wool sweaters.  They’re cute & […]

Reduce, REUSE, Recycle

Okay, first I must share a few Christmas photos, and then I’ll get on to the REUSING. A Green Christmas   We gave Danny this book, Where Am I Wearing? by Kelsey Timmerman, along with a Hae Now t-shirt (See my little post about Hae Now here.)   Of course I had to include a […]

Little Choice #4: Gift Wrapping

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite parts about this season is the wrapping of gifts.  A few weeks ago, I helped out at the Community Outreach Center’s Christmas store by wrapping presents of all different shapes and sizes. (This is one of my favorite traditions!)  Last week I was over at […]

A Company Profile: Hand & Cloth

I recently came across Hand & Cloth, and as I’ve read more about it, I have been loving the way that they are loving people. Here are the basics.  Hand & Cloth uses old saris to create beautiful new blankets.  They purchase the recycled saris, and then a group of women in places like Bangladesh […]

Sweatshop-Free Free Stuff Reminder

A week or so ago, I told you about the 12 Days of Handmade Holidays over on  If you haven’t entered yet, there are still some great giveaways left, including Day 11 which features not one item, but two: this tote & “slow down” screen print. Both pics via Only a few of […]


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