Month: March 2014

From Thread to Spread

I’ve been on a sewing kick lately, making pillow covers, tote bags, throws and patching holes in my family’s clothing. Literally having a hands on approach to the fabrics in my environment brings to my attention the materials of each piece. I’m prompted to ask this question of the blanket in my hand, “What is…

“Life Without Plastic” – Grocery Shopping, Part 1

I was browsing the internet this morning and ran across the Life Without Plastic‘s website. “Life Without Plastic,” seems ideal but is it doable today to not rely on this widely used product? As I sit in my office and look around I’m surrounded by plastic. I’m literally blogging on it right now. It is…

GE versus GMO – What’s the difference?

I read an interesting article titled EWG’s 2014 Shopper’s Guide To Avoiding GE Food. I have to admit I am confused about the difference between GE and GMO, so I decided to do a little research on the matter. Click here to check out EWG’s Genetically Engineered Food Guide. Why should I care if the…