Monthly Archives: March 2009

Impact Tip – Jump into spring!

It’s getting nicer and nicer around Chicago, thank goodness! A great way to make an impact is with your time. This spring, see if you can find some time to help out local stewardship groups in beautifying Chicagoland! I am going on Sunday to help plant and weed a meadow to encourage native flowers to […]

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Impact Tip – Wind-powered letterpress eco-invites!

Thank you Christina for sending in this great tip! I love to share info my readers find and this is really cool! Bella Figura is an eco-friendly invitation company that uses wind-power letter press and tree-less paper for their invites. They are beautiful and very stylish! A little about them…”In our Central New York print […]

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Vendor Spotlight – Katherine Anne Confections

This week I had the pleasure of meeting Katherine of Katherine Anne Confections. She makes delicious caramels and truffles from local and organic ingredients wherever possible. She also uses fair trade, recyclable and biodegradable containers made from tree-free paper for her special treats. You can find more information here on where to get these great […]

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Impact Tip – What to throw and not have to throw away!

I have seen a lot of really cute ideas out there that make really fun pictures for that all special announcement of the couple just after the wedding. Of course bubbles and streamers and flowers are great but can be costly and leave lots of unwanted waste…so consider this new idea! This came to me […]

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Vendor Spotlight – Bleeding Heart Bakery

This morning I stopped by the Bleeding Heart Bakery in Roscoe Village. They have a great shop that specializes in organic baked goods and specialty cakes. They definitely have their own style and they will work with you to create your own unique design. Michelle wasn’t there but I talked with John a bit and […]

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