Last night, at the bittersweet sendoff for my dear friend Indiana, one of Austin’s original bloggers and one of my absolute favorite people, who’s moving to…
Zipcar recently launched an online magazine recently called Ziptopia, and I was honored when they reached out to me with an assignment and a chance to profile one of Austin’s coolest companies.
Spring is about renewal and new beginnings, and I can say without a doubt this week that when one thing dies, another — sometimes several — even more beautiful ones spring up in their place.
Last night, I got a chance to check out the new extreme off-grid living space of Austin’s green guru du jour: Professor Dumpster, aka Dr. Jeff Wilson, a dean at Huston-Tillotson University who has pledged to live in a dumpster for a year.
I’m kind of a sap, and it doesn’t take much to make my eyes go misty with sentimentality — especially where animals and the future of the environment are concerned.
It’s a sad day for sustainable style in Boston: this week, our very own fair trade fashion label Proxy Apparel announced they’re closing their doors this Friday, July 20th. Big sniffle.
Today’s post is a quick DIY idea perfect for holiday procrastinators and green givers alike: gift wrapping you can make in 10 minutes reusing items you already have lying around the house!
Here’s all you need:
Although I’m not from Orange County (aka “The OC”, the area of Southern California running from Los Angeles to San Diego), I’m proud to call it home. It’s the perfect combo of diverse, Mediterranean-like culture, landscape, and climate. The people, the scenery, the homes, the sunsets. It’s all prettier in Orange County. Trust me.
This week, my dear friend KT Boyle (who many of you may remember as our former Goodwill Hunting columnist here at Shoestring) tapped me to talk about the upcycling trend in museum exhibitions for a piece she was writing for the April 13, 2011 0 Comments Read article