Recycling old jeans for good

I love it when brands I care about do good things. And it's #GivingTuesday today - something I didn't realize until I opened Facebook and Twitter this morning - so this is a timely post. This week, I got an unusual email from one of my favorite clothing brands, Universal Standard or US (I've blogged about their amazing denim before). With a subject line of "Free jeans from US," I was quick to open it - as theirs are my absolute favorite jeans - ones I can wear while goofing around with … [Read more...]

The joy of recycling

I let Earth day come and go last month without any big hoopla, but it has definitely been on my mind. I want Zoe to grow up being a good custodian of the earth. She already has a fantastic relationship with nature; she loves flowers and trees as well as all manner of critters. Now, I’ve got to instill in her the importance of the three R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle. For today, I’m just going to write about recycling. We’ll tackle some of the other R’s in future posts. When I first … [Read more...]