Whether or not you're planning a flight to a faraway land (carbon credited, of course), the Voyager Shawl offers a dose of the exotic. I can't afford to "buy now" over at Travelocity, but I can at least imagine myself zipping along a charming coastal road on my Vespa - Positano, perhaps? - wrapped in … Continue reading Venture Anywhere with the Voyager Shawl
It's adorable. I could end the post right here after stating the obvious - that this little gem of a purse is simply adorable. But I won't leave you hanging like that. Instead I'll tell you the eco-friendly Lola bag from Zaum is the perfect run-around-town purse. Zaum prides itself on unique handmade products that … Continue reading A Little Felt for the Little Lola
It's early Sunday morning in late November and I don't want to leave the cuddly warmth of my down duvet. If I had special powers I would wiggle my nose and a handsome prince would appear with a cup of hot coffee and the New YorkTimes. But since my nose doesn't wiggle that way, I … Continue reading The Perfect Fall to Winter to Spring Cover Up
I'm a California girl so I don't talk much about wool coats or down jackets. Maybe 5/365 I'll need more than a sweater, scarf and light jacket, so I'm set with my two timeless cold-weather coats. But sometimes it's hard to resist all the hoodies and leather jackets and pea coats! The eco-movement has inspired … Continue reading Hard to Resist Eco-Coats
When I think of felt - I think of 5th grade. That's the year my best friend, Eden, and I created a 2-foot-high UCLA basketball player out of papier-mache. We captured him mid-stride with an orange Styrofoam basketball hanging from his hand. The light blue and yellow uniform, socks and shoes were made with felt. … Continue reading Have You Ever Felt So Green?
I've heard of sewing and embroidery, knitting and crochet - I've even tried my hand at a few of the aforementioned crafts. (Didn't your grandmother enforce the "you should know how to mend, sew a button and knit a scarf" rule, too?) But felting is new to me. I've been delighted by Etsy's Made by … Continue reading Mod by Moxie
This past weekend the clocks jumped ahead and stole an hour right out from under us. One hour of precious beauty sleep - poof, gone! As I set my clocks ahead on Saturday night, I pondered the necessary adjustments - loss of sleep, waking in blackness, longer evenings. Then I crawled under my duvet and … Continue reading The Proof Is in the Pillow