Sustainable New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolution: Live more sustainably! The start of a New Year is a great time to refocus and set new goals, and one of those goals might include living a more sustainable lifestyle. This can seem like a lofty goal, but all you really have to do is start small by doing what you can! As you begin to form more eco-friendly habits, you can build upon them and start focusing on new ways of being sustainable. To get you started, read on for five ways you can reduce your waste this year! 

In Loving Memory of Dominic P Toscani

Dominic “Dom” was the youngest of eight children and lost his father at the age of four.  At the time of his father’s passing there were no social programs to help assist the family.  He and his brother were sent to Girard College which at the time was a boarding school for poor, orphaned or fatherless boys.

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Interview with Diana’s Decorative Designs

Our latest interview features Diana of Dianas.Decorative.Designs. After starting crafting at a young age, Diana gained experience with crocheting and scrapbooking among other creative outlets. Today, Diana’s focus is on paper crafting–creating beautiful handmade pieces for all types of parties and events. With the support of her husband and three daughters, Diana continues to share her creativity and inspire others to create with paper.

Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Diana.

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Interview with The Pink Ape

Our latest interview features Marissa of The Pink Ape, a multi-dimensional crafter who has been creating for over 20 years. Marissa is a wife and mother of two, who uses inspiration from the world around her to create papercrafts including cards, scrapbooks, and more. Sharing her designs as both a hobby and a business, Marissa’s main goal is to inspire others! Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Marissa.

How to Live More Sustainably

Once considered a passing trend, the concept of living sustainably has been proven to be here to stay. So that’s why on Sustainability Day, we are encouraged to take a moment to remember the importance of caring for our environment and how to implement changes to live more sustainably every day.

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The Benefits of Journaling, Types of Journals, and Where to Start

Journaling is about the process of writing down words, in order to understand and process them more clearly. These words can include thoughts, feelings, goals, tasks, whatever it may be. Now, journaling may not be for everyone. Some may feel that they clearly understand themselves and have no reason to explore any further. However, many do find that deciding to keep a daily journal has improved their life in several ways. It’s already scientifically proven that writing on paper alone has mental benefits, so let’s take a look at why exactly journaling is good for you, and how you can go about getting started.