April 22, 2009
You don’t want to sound like a whiner, but yes, the evening temperature drop from 82 to 75 degrees does give you a bit of a chill (too bad if mainland friends don’t have such finely tuned internal thermometers).
And lately, finding the perfect outerwear has you sputtering. Pashminas have been out for a few seasons now, and the ratty old hoodie you’ve been dragging around is ready to retire.
What you need is a cute cardi or tunic from the Stacia Eco Knit collection. The T-shirt weight sweaters... Read more »
April 21, 2009
It’s hard enough to make floors out of it. It’s soft enough to make super-fluffy towels. It’s durable enough to make cutting boards or salad bowls, but so ecofriendly you can feel good about throwing away disposable plates and utensils made from it.
You can even eat it as a vegetable in stir-frys.
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April 20, 2009
Play It Again
The truth is, curbside blue bins make recycling a lot less inconvenient. But you still have some green guilt for throwing away all the stuff that can’t go in them. Here’s where some of those items can get new life.
April 17, 2009
Searching out new territory, tracking your targets, stalking the prey. Yes, shopping can feel a lot like hunting, even if you’re only on the prowl for an everyday handbag.
And it’s even harder when fertile grounds like small independent boutiques seem to be closing up every day.
Which is why it’s such good news that the tiny MisFortune boutique at Ward Centre just reopened yesterday. It has new owners and new inventory, but the name and the idea are the same.
Only as big as a... Read more »
April 16, 2009
Weekend Picks - April 16, 2009
April 15, 2009
The good news: your tax return is (finally!) signed, sealed, and in the mail.
The bad news: there’s no fat IRS refund check coming your way.
So just say no to taxation without intoxication, and head to the... Read more »