Spring is in Full Bloom at Macy’s!


Check out my pictures from the spring flower show at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis!

Green Living Expo, Part V: Bag Lady


From now until November 15th, receive 25% off your entire purchase of Esse Reusable Bags online with the promo code: INTRO25 upon checkout. If you’re like me, you compartmentalize your life into many different bags. I have a gym bag, lunch bag, work bags, going out bags, bumming-around-town bags, and of course, reusable bags for grocery shopping … Continue reading

Green Living Expo, Part IV: Upcycled Chic


Meet Marly Elizabeth Ramstad: artist, designer and eclectic green fashionista! As you can see, she’s not one to shy away from colors.  In fact, the more colors the better! Marly started her craft one day just for fun. She makes upcycled jewelry from vintage and found treasures. Her main line of jewelry is her unique pairs … Continue reading

Green Living Expo, Part III: Green Cleaning


Meet Margaret Foss, owner and founder of Green Clean Solutions. She began her green cleaning products out of necessity. As a professional house cleaner, Margaret used to purchase conventional cleaning products to get the job done. However, it didn’t take long before the potent and often toxic fumes of the products (like bleach) started to … Continue reading

Green Living Expo, Part II: Wood in your hood


Meet Rick and Cindy Siewert. They are tree people. Rick is a master carpenter and president of Siewert Cabinet in Minneapolis. Cindy is a self-proclaimed ‘fanatical recycler.’ Together, along with partner Jonathan Buck, they are the founders and passionate team behind Wood From The Hood. Wood From The Hood produces high quality lumber and other … Continue reading

Green Living Expo, Part I: Eco-Framed Art


Meet best friends and business partners Mike Bortke (with glasses) and Ryan Schoen. Funny, friendly and easy-going, these two guys are great to talk with! They have fun stories to share, finish each others’ sentences, and are also the founders of Frame It Green. Both bring their talents and passions to the table: Mike is … Continue reading

Better late than never…The Living Green Expo!


In the next couple of posts I’ll be blogging highlights from the Minnesota Living Green Expo in May. Yes—I know I’m a bit late—it’s already the middle of July! I’ll admit I’ve been a bit behind on my posts. But better late than never, right? I apologize to my wonderful readers, as well as to … Continue reading