Posts made in December, 2018


Gifts Ideas for the Season Journals from Kathmandu Valley Co. are made with a special paper called Lokta Paper. The paper is tree-free and made from cuttings of the lokta bush which grow naturally in the high Himalayan mountains of Nepal. When cut, the lokta bush quickly regrows, making it a renewal source for the paper. Strips of the inner bark are cooked into a mash and then spread by hand across boxed screens. The pulp joins...

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A December of Giving With the traditional hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s nice to take a moment and reflect on what we have, and how we can use what we have to help others. One of the charities that we love is called Heifer International which provides opportunities to help the poor around the world. Heifer International has taken a role in helping people around the world for decades and has spent more than 20 years...

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In recent years, the term “Green Monday” has popped up in relation to online shopping. It’s usually designated the second Monday in December and began with eBay back in 2007 (See Wikipedia: Green Monday). It’s a shopping day or holiday that was designated as the “best sales day in December.” More Meaning in the Term Green Monday Perhaps there is something more to Green Monday than just a day for...

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