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  • Local,  Shop Responsibly

    Stay Local & Shop Local: Picnicking with Local Artists

    The holidays are just around the corner, and it’s time to make our plans. Millions of Americans travel each year to see family for Thanksgiving and Christmas, but with the spread of COVID-19 increasing daily and by dramatic numbers, it may be a good year to adjust your holiday plans. It’s unclear how safe it is to travel by plane, and is it worth the risk? Now is a great time to stay local to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. It’s also a great time to shop local, as many small businesses are suffering and need our support. Why shop local? You can buy handmade, one-of-a-kind products The…

  • Local,  Sustainability

    Earth Friendly Educational Giveaway!

    I have been thinking a lot recently about the importance of educating young ones about climate change, global warming, and the environmental crisis. As a teacher, I try to emphasize good habits in my classroom, like saving electricity, recycling, and not wasting food. However,with so many great eco-friendly friendly products out there I think it’s time to take it a step further. With this in mind I created a giveaway basket with an assortment of items to teach young ones to care for the future of our planet in fun and creative ways! Here’s a peek at what’s inside: Hello Treehouse Goods Recycled Hangers The idea for a giveaway came…

  • Fair Trade,  Local


    Another year has almost come to a close, and now we look ahead to 2019. I spent the holidays with my family in my hometown in Vermont this year. Being in Vermont always helps me slow down and think about the things that are most important in life. Soon I know I’ll be back in Raleigh, back to work and day-to-day responsibilities, which has got me thinking- what will my New Years resolutions be? Firstly, let me say that I’m not sure how I feel about New Years resolutions. Over the years I have made several resolutions, all focused on bettering myself in some capacity. “This year I will work…