Gold and Ivy founder

Meet the Maker: Gold + Ivy

This week I sat down with Alexis Smith, founder of local candle company, Gold + Ivy. As soon as we begin it’s clear there’s something special underneath her quiet, polite exterior.  This twenty-four year old […]

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Burn a Candle and Breathe Easy

Candles come in all shapes, sizes and smells.  I get excited when I find a scent I love and can’t wait to burn it at home and have the lovely smell fill the house.  However, […]

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Resolving 2020

It’s a new year so here it comes: change.  The ball has dropped and we put our best intentions into setting new years resolutions to change something in our lives for the better.  Change can be scary […]

dot cup founder

Meet the Maker : Dot Cup

Periods. It’s a topic almost exclusively reserved for ‘the talk’ between mothers and young girls when they start menstruating. Today, we’re bringing period talk into the light of day to tell you about Dot Cup.  […]

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The Sustainable Shopper: We Have The Power

“Households have a relatively large degree of control over their consumption, but they often lack accurate and actionable information on how to improve their own environmental performance” (Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2016). Holding corporations […]

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BANANAS ARE NOT TRASH.

Your leftover lasagna, the pizza crust your daughter didn’t want to eat, the almond milk you forgot to drink before you left for vacation, the extra rice no one ate when you ordered in….all of […]