Why Shop Vintage?

Why Shop Vintage?

If you’re reading this, odds are you are a vintage-lover, or are at least have some interest in vintage items (like me). There is no denying that vintage style is having a moment right now. From #tbt and #vintagelife hashtags, to the plethora of vintage…

Up-cycling: Clothing

Up-cycling: Clothing

Fashion is the second most polluting industry Most clothing gets worn approximately five times before it’s discarded? This is thanks to an industry that pushes quick trends and fast, cheap fashion. Textile waste makes up 5% of our landfills! Textile recycling and up-cycling programs do…

Kitchen Scrap Garden: Growing Pineapple

Kitchen Scrap Garden: Growing Pineapple

Growing pineapple plants from grocery store produce is one of my favorite gardening projects! Be warned, however, growing pineapple plants can take time. A replanted pineapple will take a minimum of two years before it begins to flower and fruit. Once it does, you’ll be…

Create Without Restraint: How To Be Creative Everyday

Create Without Restraint: How To Be Creative Everyday

I have a confession to make: Sometimes I feel guilty for being creative. Despite growing up in an artistic household, and even having a career in the arts, sometimes I feel like I’m wasting time by working on a creative project if there is no…

Making: Reusable Food Wraps

Making: Reusable Food Wraps

I’m currently reading Roadside Picnic, by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. The book is about the black market that arises after aliens have briefly arrived and left Earth, leaving a mess of artifacts and junk, which the characters in the book seek out and illegally sell.…