Beads, Beads, Beads

It’s Fat Tuesday- Happy Mardi Gras everyone! Imagine I am throwing you some invisible, purple, green and gold necklaces to wear all day long in celebration. Very sustainable. Heck, while we’re at it, have an invisible slice of King Cake on me. For many years my mom and her boyfriend have made New Orleans their … Continue reading Beads, Beads, Beads

Can Mardi Gras EVER go Green?

The annual New Orleans celebration of Mardi Gras is unlike anything I’ve ever seen anywhere. Its focus is parades: lots of them. Between January 6 and “Fat Tuesday” they have literally dozens of them. This year there were over seventy parades, each with its own theme, costumes, paraders and music. It’s a celebration that is … Continue reading Can Mardi Gras EVER go Green?

The Devil Is In The Dumpster: Is Plastic Immoral?

“I just want you to know that when this is over? We are not going to be doing this forever.” That was my husband Steve, talking about living without throwing anything away, as we’ve done all this year, and he had about had it. It was late on a Saturday morning and we were standing … Continue reading The Devil Is In The Dumpster: Is Plastic Immoral?