Dipping a toe into the scarf craze of 2008

Dipping a toe into the scarf craze of 2008

Since scarves are The Thing these days, I’ve been keeping a more focused eye on the NYC street vendors to see if any of their knockoffs are jumping out at me. Nope, not yet. Mostly, the same old fake Burberry and pashminas from 2000. So I was happy to stumble...
Good news for the immature among us (ahem)

Good news for the immature among us (ahem)

While I submit that no one in their right mind gives a kid a harmonica–even with a how-to book–I got the chance to poke around the Klutz site recently and there are definitely some cool new options from one of my favorite childhood mainstays. My favorite...
Yak yak yak

Yak yak yak

Merino wool? Old hat. Soy cotton? So last week. The new hot luxury fabric of the day it would seem is hand-combed yak hair. Heavenly soft like cashmere, thick and yummy in every way. Sound appealing? Then check out Shokay (Tibetan for yak), a socially conscious...
Berry beautiful holiday cards

Berry beautiful holiday cards

These days  you can spread “good will on earth” while being kind to it as well. But let’s be honest, not all eco-friendly cards are created equal. The Winter Berry Holiday Cards we spotted from the new line of eco-friendly cards available at Red...
Scrub-a-dub-dub, Zoo Zuds in the tub

Scrub-a-dub-dub, Zoo Zuds in the tub

I love the idea of all-natural soaps, but often I don’t actually love the actual all-natural soap. Sometimes they just seem… I don’t know. Fussy. Slimy. And weird-smelling. So you have to believe me when I tell you that hand-made Zoo Zuds, currently...
Definitely not your granny’s crochet

Definitely not your granny’s crochet

Thanks to my not-so-quickly shrinking postpartum body, the only items that are guaranteed to fit me are accessories. So at the top of my “dear santa pleeeeeeeeease” list are these Floral Crochet Earrings spotted at Three Lovelies. Artist Claudia Lobao...

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