Caring for Creation our Christian Responsibility

God didn't create this Earth & us, people, to watch us destroy Her creation and each other. God didn't call us to 'dominion' over the earth to ruin it, to suck the very life out of it, to cause climate change, or kill the most vulnerable through our greed and selfishness.  We are failing this [...]

Greenwashing in Fashion

The first question is what is greenwashing & what does it have to do with the fashion industry? According to The Fashion Law; Greenwashing is a term that was coined in the 1980’s by environmentalist Jay Westerveld, who saw the inconsistency in hotels that did not employ concrete recycling programs but encouraged the reuse of [...]

Mindfulness | Easy Sustainable Swaps

This post contains affiliate links, when you shop through them I earn a small compensation (at no additional cost to you) through which I am able to support this website and my family. I was asked recently about the easiest sustainable swap I could think of. And the first thing that came to mind was, [...]

Wear it Wednesday | Faith, Fashion, and Creation Care

Creation Care ought be innate to being Christian, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. Choosing to care for the earth and living being mindful is seen as hippie and defiantly not mainstream. Over the years, I’ve found small ways to be more mindful, minimize waste, and reduce our energy consumption. Being mindful begins [...]

Montrose, CO

It has almost been a month since we made the journey west to Montrose from Colorado Springs. I am happy to say that I think we are settling in quiet nicely. It has taken me almost a month to really put our home together. As an interior designer and artist, I tend to overthink placement [...]

Hiking the Crags

My life is in a state of completely unknown. Hubby is actively seeking a job, our 2 PT jobs won't pay rent for another month and we are now without healthcare. {PS hey congress go back to work please} The only things keeping me sane are my library books {Homeward Bound by Emily Matcher and [...]

2013 Colorado Springs Balloon Classic {clarkestudio photography- colorado springs photographer}

To celebrate us being in Colorado Springs for more than a year, I decided to share some of my favorite images I took at this year's Balloon Classic. Sadly the weather was not very agreeable for flying on Sunday, but Monday gave us beautiful clear skies and wonderful flying [and photographing] weather! Enjoy! After we [...]

Favorite hikes near Colorado Springs

All you have to do it drive through Colorado to know this place is beautiful. Earlier this month Mr and I hiked the Crag's, July 1 actually. It hailed on us for 30 minutes after we got started. This past week, I decided I wanted to hike it again. This time just Asher and me. [...]