I’m heading out to a conference in the morning. It’s designed to be a highly interactive event, and I have never met any of the other participants. To make myself feel at ease, I’ve researched some pointers on how to… Read More »How to Master Small Talk When You Are Among Strangers
Have you ever wanted to host a neighborhood party, but felt overwhelmed by the amount of work it would entail? Try throwing a Pop-Up Party. It’s the easiest event you will ever have, and your neighbors will love you for… Read More »How to Plan a Pop-Up Party for Your Neighbors
Lately it seems like every third article you read is talking about purging your wardrobe. And that’s a good thing. But once you complete your wardrobe purge, you are left with a pile of clothes all over your bed. Those… Read More »A Simple Way to Organize Your Closet – Forever
Have you ever attended a weaving workshop? Lately, I have been really fascinated by all the creative weaving projects I’m seeing at craft fairs and specialty shops. I consider myself to be a pretty creative person, although I haven’t really… Read More »What Is It Like to Take a Weaving Workshop?
Fair Trade has come into its own. It’s not just coffee and chocolates anymore! Yes, nowadays Fair Trade has gone mainstream, and you can find fair trade products of every kind in your local grocery stores, gift shops, markets, and… Read More »How To Identify Fair Trade Products
I love to read and always have. There is nothing like a great novel to pull you out of the plane of your own existence and open a new world for you. There are some books I read once and… Read More »Novels Worth Reading Over and Over: Friday Favorites
We are well into April now, and for most of us, Spring is, uh…springing up all around us. One of my favorite activities this time of year is to tour gardens and arboretums and enjoy the beauty they provide. For… Read More »Virtual Tours of the World’s Most Beautiful Gardens: Friday Favorites
My Friday Favorites is a little different this week – I am focusing on gift ideas for Mother’s Day, which is right around the corner. Many of us, myself included, will not be able to be with our mothers –… Read More »Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Friday Favorites