Stay Cozy This Winter with Etsy

Stay Cozy This Winter with Etsy

Winter has come! A lovely site for those surrounded by snow, but sometimes it’s only lovely from a distance… Depending¬†on where you live, winter can be tough. However, it can be a great time to catch up on some reading, to finish that puzzle on your kitchen table, and to drink way too much hot chocolate. So when you aren’t skating on the pond, sledding down the mountain or eating shaved ice, it’s best to stay indoors next to the warm fire with the people you love. (TIP: If you don’t have a fireplace, Youtube has some great fireplace videos that you can play on your big screen. It’s not quite the same, but it will do the trick!) So here are some awesome items from the artists on Etsy to help you stay cozy this winter. Read more

Eco-Friendly Secret Santa Gift Ideas :: Under 25$

Eco-Friendly Secret Santa Gift Ideas :: Under 25$

Oh no! Secret Santa time again… That means shopping… That means consumerism and buying into the crazy Christmas related spending schemes. So are you looking for some eco-friendly gift ideas that won’t break your budget? A lot of people associate the words “eco-friendly,” “ethical,” “organic,” “sustainable,” etc. with the word “expensive!” But it definitely doesn’t have to be that way. With a little effort, you can find small business owners who are creating beautiful eco products without the high costs you may be used to. So I decided to take away some of your research time and help you get your Secret Santa holiday shopping over with while still supporting hand-makers and artisans.¬† Read more