Today my daughter and I planted seeds in our new seed starting kits. This is in preparation for our container garden we've got planned for our back deck this spring and summer. We'll be growing strawberries, spinach, tomatoes, grape tomatoes,... Continue Reading →
Sharing my wonderful crafty friend’s blog post about spending your crafty dollars mindfully. Check her out! 💙
Inspired by the marches taking place around the world today, I have been thinking a lot about how to continue supporting the long fight that is ahead of us. It seemed appropriate for this forum to discuss how I can use my crafty dollars to make a statement and support the causes that I believe in. Given that crafting is largely associated with women (for better or for worse), we can really use the things we buy and the things we make to bring attention to the causes that are important to us. I know I spend hundreds of dollars each year on my crafty habits, and I want to make sure that money is going to businesses that promote women and women’s issues. More than that, I want to make sure that I am not putting my money into the hands of businesses that are actively working against minority groups and/or women.
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Our youth give me hope. Their fresh ideas, their caring and tolerance for difference renews us. Beauty all around me provides meaning. Continue to nurture yourself and all you find beautiful. People, relationships, laughter, art, nature, feelings, caring, kindness, helping,... Continue Reading →
Here's a list of activities you can do as an alternative to watching the inauguration this Friday. Whether it's for your own mental health, self care, as a statement of resistance, or to decrease the ratings, I fully support people... Continue Reading →