Let’s talk about organic made-to-wear

I happen to have 4 pairs of organic cotton socks, one pair of socks made from flax seed, one made from bamboo, and one organic cotton t-shirt. Why is it so hard to find organic clothing to wear? And what is actually being made today does not necessarily fit all body types…

Read Fashion world is slowly turning green — by design


Photo above: Moral Fervor “Marquita” Kimono Sleeve Top, fitted at waist. Made from Modal, a soft and supple sustainable fabric made from beechwood pulp by Lenzing.

Live webcam – view gardens being created right NOW at the NW Flower & Garden Show

Straight out of the email inbox to you – I am for sure going to be checking this out later today!

Only two more days to buy Early Bird show tix, by the way. You can purchase them at local nurseries or online at www.gardenshow.com

A webcam has been installed at the Convention Center this year so you can watch on your computer the spectacular display gardens as they are built. When you come to the Show you’ll see them in all their finished glory.

On the fence – sort of

Ok, one of our car nut friends passed me along this link to a story about the electric MINI Cooper. The price tag is a little steep – but it IS electric. Maybe I will hold out for a few more years, keep driving my current MINI (which I adore) and hold off on the smart fortwo – since I am hearing the mpg is not really as good as I thought.

Want to order one of your own? It’s called the L-MINI by Hybrid Technologies.