Sustainable Motivation

As each year draws to a close, my indulgent husband and I do a little activity we like to call, “Where are you going, where have you been.” We’ve been doing this since we married in 1999. It’s probably the longest-running tradition I have ever held onto. The name of it comes directly from theContinue reading “Sustainable Motivation”

Furoshiki and me

In my attempts to do something a little bit differently and a little bit more sustainably this year, I have decided to try my hand at furoshiki, that is, the Japanese art of wrapping gifts in reusable or recycled textile wrappings. My interest in the subject was sparked by Marie Kondo, who last year hadContinue reading “Furoshiki and me”

Quality, Quantity and Sustainability

When it comes to the origin of the clothes that reside in my Boudoir, I can honestly say that it is an eclectic melting pot. Thrift stores, hand-me-downs, fast fashion stores, discount stores, handmades. As for the quality of the items in my Boudoir, it is equally eclectic. Some, like a single pair of sandalsContinue reading “Quality, Quantity and Sustainability”