All, Food

Steeped in Sustainability

  For me, there are very few situations in life that can’t be improved with a cup of tea. Whether it’s a challenging day at work or a casual get-together with friends – a perfect “cuppa” makes almost anything just a little bit better. That said, my choice of teas has changed dramatically over the years. While I was once… Read More Steeped in Sustainability

All, Fashion, Personal Care

A Daughter’s Journey

Given the variety of challenges to human development, it’s hard to accept that some of them are self-imposed. Human trafficking, especially when it involves young children, poses a significant setback to any individual, family, or society. In Cambodia, a country that I’ve visited often over the last four years, human trafficking is a serious and morbid business. According… Read More A Daughter’s Journey

All, Home Decor

A Basket of Peace

After looking at my collection of baskets, one might conclude that I have a mild obsession with them. Perhaps I do, but baskets are an important part of my home décor arsenal. They allow me to create beautiful tablescapes, hide unsightly clutter, and create artful pops of color on my walls. Though I have more baskets than… Read More A Basket of Peace

All, Food

Tasting the Rainforest

What would you say if you could bite into a deliciously smooth bar of chocolate and taste the rich flavors of the rainforest? More than that, what if each bar of chocolate you ate actually helped to save the rainforest? Harper Macaw’s chocolate bars allow you to do just that. The chocolate company, which was… Read More Tasting the Rainforest