Cause Change: African Lions & Elephants

Our last cause to donate towards the Mexico and Puerto Rico natural disaster relief proved to be moving. I wish I was able to provide a variety of goods so that donating towards those causes would have different rewards. I will definitely be working on more merchandise moving forward... so expect some new things soon … Continue reading Cause Change: African Lions & Elephants

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Real Trees vs. Artificial Trees

We are officially 20 days away from the Christmas holiday and, of course, the environmental conversation continues. I want to address our thoughts on real Christmas trees versus artificial ones. At first thought, you would think that artificial trees dominate because they can be reused over & over, year after year, but that's actually wrong. I know … Continue reading Real Trees vs. Artificial Trees

Back to Nature

I had an amazing opportunity over this past weekend (which was also my birthday weekend) to go to the mountains in Catskill, NY. I'm a nature lover as it is so I was excited to say the least. I only stood for 3 days and 3 nights but that was more than enough time to … Continue reading Back to Nature

Starting An Environmental Conversation

Over the last few months, it's become increasingly important to begin an environmental conversation. I always touch on this because the environment is a topic that a lot of people don't realize is a priority. With politics finally shedding some light on how important it is, from local communities to internationally, I find myself wanting … Continue reading Starting An Environmental Conversation

‘A Name’ by Ada Limón

When Eve walked among the animals and named them — nightingale, red-shouldered hawk, fiddler crab, fallow deer — I wonder if she ever wanted them to speak back, looked into their wide wonderful eyes and whispered, “Name me, name me.” - Ada Limón (1976) I found this poem while riding the NYC subway. I was … Continue reading ‘A Name’ by Ada Limón

The 5-Minute Beach Clean-up Challenge

Hey there bloomers! Yesterday I started the conversation about oceanic pollution and how it affects the entire world. You can click here to view the World Environment Day post. But to recap here — this week I’m spending time on bringing awareness to this environmental problem that affects our entire ocean. Today I'm continuing that … Continue reading The 5-Minute Beach Clean-up Challenge