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Wear it Wednesday | RoHo Goods

Style, Sustainability, & Empowering Artisans I cannot say enough good things about RoHo Goods, a brand founded on the idea of making artisan goods, made from locally sourced materials and the quiet literal leftovers from the community into a product that can be accessed by the global north and in particular the US. Let’s start [...]

Trip Recap | Denver, CO to Johnstown, PA to Norfolk, VA

At the end of July and the first week of August we, my husband and I, set out on a multi-destination adventure. What sounded great in theory months ago ended up being exhausting and fun in practice. While we could have done things differently, when everything backed up to one another in a particular way, [...]

Wear it Wednesday | How to pack practically for a multi-destination trip

My biggest obstacle when packing is not the “I want to pack my whole closet just because I want to” attitude but the “I want to pack my whole closet because I love to wear all these things and want to wear them on this trip” attitude. When you have a wardrobe you love and [...]

Simplicity Saturday

Over the last several months, I’ve been slowing down. I am buying less and learning new skills so I can make things myself. Here are a few things I’ve slowly learned recently. Simplicity in my home, my attitude, my life. Crocheting I learned to crochet when I was in 4th or 5th grade. I didn’t [...]

The Problem with Fast Fashion | Part 3

So how do we fix the fashion industry? I wish I could give you a short sweet answer and a hopeful anecdote. Fixing the fashion industry is part activism, part protest, and part awareness. When you become aware of where and how your clothes are made only then can you start advocating for legislation, workers [...]

Wear it Wednesday | Summer Dresses

I remember as a little girl, absolutely loving wearing dresses and also being equally frustrated by them. As an adult, I have a new appreciation for dresses especially in the summer. They are fun, feminine, and can keep me significantly cooler than shorts. Here are a few of my favorite summer dresses. Yellow & White [...]

The Problem with Fast Fashion Part 2

If you didn’t catch Part 1, it is here.  The problem with Fast Fashion is it puts profits over people and the planet every chance it gets. The opportunity for more profit is what drove our textile industry away from the US to “cheaper” nations, commonly found in the global south. The truth is these [...]