farmers market · Handmade

3 French Hens Country Market 8-14-21

~August 14th was an important day. Not only was it the day of the 3 French Hens Market in downtown Morris, IL, it was my mom's birthday :)As a gift to her (in addition to the wooden pig figure I got from The Painted Past) I took her to the market where she could explore… Continue reading 3 French Hens Country Market 8-14-21

Environment · healthy eating · Healthy Living · Hot Topic · organic

Everyone deserves a Fair Trade

~The concept of Fair Trade seems like common sense, at least to me it does. When you buy certain products with the Fair Trade symbol, producers in developing countries are paid a fair wage and provided a safe working environment. I first learned of the Fair Trade concept years ago at church of all places.… Continue reading Everyone deserves a Fair Trade

healthy eating · Healthy Living · organic · vegan

Here goes nothing: Shopping on Thrive Market

~I had been curious about Thrive Market, a website where you can buy everything organic, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, etc. since I saw a commercial for it a while ago. I was just as excited shopping online as I was shopping at Fresh Thyme (which I need to visit again). Not only could you buy food, there was… Continue reading Here goes nothing: Shopping on Thrive Market