I get totally depressed when I go shopping and I’ve come to realize lately that I don’t think that’s the desired effect. Shopping is supposed to make me feel good, right? Every time I find something I totally adore and just HAVE to have, I check the label and it’s […]
Author: Sarah Tohler
Dogs are the new kids… at least in my circle. Dogs love you unconditionally, never cry or get colic, can be left home alone and don’t need a new pair of shoes five times a year. Sounds like a pretty good arrangement to me. So good, in fact, that I […]
It’s official – blue is the new ‘green’. Recently Samsung have been proudly touting their ‘eco-credible’ cellphone, the Samsung Blue Earth. The phone itself has not yet been released, but already it has people talking, and for good reason.
It’s been years since I’ve taken anything to the dry cleaners. When I realized how toxic dry cleaning chemicals are, I promptly began checking any and every tag of each item of clothing I bought. It was machine or hand wash for me or nothing.
I remember the first time I saw an Esurance ad on television. The ad didn’t stick out to me because of killer branding or intense concept, though. It stuck out simply because I thought, “Big whoop.” An insurance company branded totally on the fact that you can take care of everything online? […]
Every year I hear the same line, from men and women alike (though mostly men): “Valentine’s Day is just a commercial holiday.”
The first few times I came across bamboo sheets, the thought of panda snacks rubbing against my skin didn’t seem especially velvety. I was interested, though, and took the bait. Upon first touch I was shocked… bamboo fibers are surprisingly soft.
There’s a lot of buzz around the word “green.” So much so that I’ve gotten a little irritated with the whole “it’s hip to be green” phenomenon. One day while shopping with a friend, I climbed up on my soapbox and started ranting about the “Hug me, I recycle” shirts […]
Dallas has a bad reputation of being a bit behind. Behind in what? Well, you can pretty much fill in the blank there, but progressiveness is the major theme. So what about Dallas and environmental or “green” standards? I’m not saying we’re ahead of the game by any means, but […]
As a wide-eyed, impressionable 19-year-old girl, I moved across the world to Sydney, Australia. I immediately fell in love with the place, people and culture. Finally I had found a place where I fit in. People there shared the same values and passions as I did