Trash to Treasure

 UPCYCLING A regenerative and creative design culture where the end products are cleaner, healthier, useful and usually have more value than the original material used.   Tons of waste are produced every day in our cities.  An effort is being made to raise awareness and to redefine the idea of recycling.  Young designers and artists are…

Buena Vista Holiday Kickoff

December 3, 2016 Let the fun begin! ADDITIONAL INFORMATION How to play the Chocolate Walk : Pick up your playing card for $1 at the Chamber at 343 Hwy 24  Visit participating businesses and sample a chocolate If your chocolate is marked as a winner you will win something in that store  and have your card stamped….

Grateful

It is that time of year again to reflect on the meaning of the Thanksgiving Holiday, and to remind ourselves of all of the things that we have to be grateful for.  It can be easy at times in our lives to get caught up in negativity and to feel that the world is crashing in…

SAVE THE DATE

Get up, get out and SHOP SMALL 11/26/2016! A reminder that Small Business Saturday is between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Shopping at neighborhood stores keeps more of your money where you live.  Supporting local businesses creates jobs, boosts the local economy, and preserves neighborhoods. If you are an American Express member, register your card at http://www.amex.co/shopsmalloffer…

Paula necesita ovejas! –

Paula needs sheep! As members of 1% For Women, we pledge to commit 1% of our net profits to fund micro-credit loans to women in agriculture through Kiva.org.   Our latest loan goes to Paula in Guatemala to help her to purchase sheep….because we love sheep! JOIN US!!! Less than 20 days left to fund Paula’s…

SQUASH

Squash should be its own food group.  Year round there are endless colors, shapes and textures available. Steamed, grilled, baked, roasted.  Sweet or savory.  DELICIOUS! Here’s my favorite butternut squash recipe.  Slightly sweet, gooey with cheese and a hint of heat. The best of everything. And it travels easily as a potluck dish! I substitute a rice…

Fall is in the air!

PERSPECTIVE It’s always amazing to me how fast autumn comes around. Summer is just a whirl and suddenly one day you wake up to a dusting of snow on the peaks and the next day it seems that overnight the aspens have started to change. Just yesterday we noticed how the line of color is…

BABIES BABIES BABIES!

  BABY SHOES AND BABY SLIPPERS Rated a top 10 best gift at a baby shower on 5 different websites by new mothers!!!!   Kids and babies love sheepskin! The Sundance Sheepskin and Leather Baby slippers, hats and mittens-100% USA sheepskin, tanned without formaldehyde and hand washable! Hand made in Guffey,  Colorado   Come in…

BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING?

Non-skid, non-marking slippers and shoes for kids heading back to school. Sheepskin and leather handcrafted in Guffey, Colorado.