<a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/1714860/?claim=u3rrp4avu9m">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> The other day, I was wandering around Costco a little dazed and overwhelmed by the sheer volume of stuff. I rounded a corner to head down a new aisle and gasped. I was traumatized to see, looking down on me from his second shelf perch, a 6 foot tall snowman. He was elegant enough and looked like you could plug him in and cause him to glow on the snow of your front lawn. Just beautiful – in December! This was during the last week of July. ...more

I Want to Buy Things

According to Bacilos, a now disbanded band, "No se puede negociar ...more

Feral Domesticity

A post about the joy of being a homemaker without being shackled by unreasonable and toxic expectations...www.thehoneybeeandthehare.com/feral-domesticity...more

Dying To Shop

Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:  www.LaliGallery.com...more

Halloween Letdown

Halloween is finally over and I say, "thank goodness"....more

Who Knew Downsizing Could Feel So Liberating?

Last week I moved from a fairly large house with a yard and a garage into a one-bedroom hotel suite with a view of the shopping mall. It’s a temporary downsizing, and maybe that’s why, so far, it feels surprisingly good....more

Please don’t get C a blanket she can draw on for her birthday.

This parenting thing is a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants affair for me. I’ve got enough maternal intuition to get me through the day with my child essentially unscathed. For instance, she narrowly escaped eating goose poop yesterday thanks to my stealthy ways. I’m a pro. But when it comes to the details, I am learning as I go and making decisions as challenges arise. I am not a child psychologist, and I am sure I will make some totally intentional weirdo choices during the next 17 years regarding C’s upbringing....more

Recycling and Landfill: What Do Things Really Cost?

Turns out, Annie Leonard isn't the only one wondering what happens to our stuff once we throw it out. In her post, Car Seat Recycling and Depot Tour, Suzanne, over at Mommy Footprint, has a question or two about the lifespan of our beloved things, what can be recycled and the non-recyclable....more
Yes!! We've pared down our waste quite a bit in recent years, which feels so great, but we're ...more

The Past Is A Foreign Country

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep, etc....more

Your Fave Brands: Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged

I bought an iPad two summers ago, and it really didn't work for us, so we sold it. We're just not Apple people. (Full disclosure: I do have an iPod.) Amazingly, though (and I'm not sure whether you'll believe it), that does not make me a less interesting, intelligent, or worthwhile person, as has been so cleverly suggested....more
Tell me about it! There are some marketing geniuses out ther who are selling their products in ...more