An impressive example of altruistic entrepreneurship, reducing poverty and increasing environmental awareness is seen with the release of an independent ride share app called “Trees for Cars.” A homeless Leo Grand, code developer for the app, spent 1-hour a day for 16 weeks, learning how to code (in a Manhattan Park) from Patrick McConlogue. According to iTunes, the current version of this app has 407 reviews which average a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 stars. Grand says his
Quality threads and sophisticated crafts(wo)manship really light me up!
My eye for event decor is definitely inspired by the world and wonder of fashion, and producing an event with some of these designer dames would be a dream come true. Amber Valletta’s Master & Muse Winter 2013 collection “bridges the gap between cutting-edge fashion and mindful manufacturing.” Yes, please! A friend and past client, Elizabeth Faraut is the creator of La Loop, an ingenious accessory and
January 1, 2014, in Los Angeles County, plastic bans were officially banned (also known as the “Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance,” which directed shoppers to either pay 10 cents per paper bag, purchase a $3.00 canvas bag, or rely on their memory (and perhaps juggling skills). In the wake of this partially planet-centered shift, some shoppers have resorted to awkwardly cradling their food to the car, as a message of “why pay for something I don’t really need?” To me, this e
3 ways to make 2014 more meaningful to you & your family Time Capsule
Time refreshes, renews and reminds us of our own evolving nature. A time capsule (#5) is a creative memory making practice that encourages personal reflection, a positive relationship to change, and a healthy dose of nostalgia, when the capsule is opened a year later...SO much can happen in a year! Resolutions
Writing out resolutions is like putting a pause between 2013 and 2014 - a mindful moment to sur