Recipe: Lavender Scones

June is here, along with lavender season.  Recently, we (as in me and Ellie) made these super simple and scrumptious lavender scones.  Each buttery bite has just the right hint of lavender, herbal and refreshing.  They pair perfectly with some sweet peach jam.  You probably already have all of the ingredients in your house and... Continue Reading →

Zero Waste: What’s In My Bag?

No water, no life. No blue, no green. -Dr. Sylvia Earle I recently read in a book that there are garbage patches the size of Texas floating in the Pacific Ocean. The book wasn't even about that, it was just a conversational tidbit in the novel, but I couldn't stop thinking about the garbage patches.... Continue Reading →

A Month in Books: May

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki A Hello Kitty lunch box washes up on the beach of a sleepy little town in British Colombia and is picked up by a woman named Ruth.  Inside she finds the diary of a 16 year old Japanese girl named Nao who writes about her intention... Continue Reading →

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