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Vast Plan

Posted by on 10:04 am in Tread Lightly | 0 comments

    This undertaking is not for the faint of heart. Our tiny plot of land dubbed NEWburbia is our universe. It began with the idea (or not-so-big bang) of a singular house, but now its boundaries are ever-expanding. Borne from the high ideals of a fearless few, our brave new world yearns to break the death-cycle of wasteful consumerism and establish re-purposing and ingenuity as the building blocks for our communities. Sure, we’ll focus a lot on...

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Post YOUR fashion fantasy for a chance to win a handmade, tailor-made, energetic POWER necklace…

Posted by on 3:09 am in Bespoke Energetic Couture | 3 comments

My NEWburbian fashion vision materializing… Here’s a little gem of a website I found by googling: “energetic bespoke couture”. The brand is Hunandi Bespoke Couture and they are from South Africa. I am just drooling over the beauty of their designs – imagining  someone cutting these amazing fabrics and tailor making them just for me? So dreamy! Read their beautiful description of what they do: With having put intricately crafted garments on the backs of men and women across South Africa for just over a year, we...

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Southern California Frontyard Turned Vegetable Garden

Posted by on 2:41 am in Green in the City | 4 comments

My fondest memories as a child are digging in our garden.  I eagerly helped my father water the garden, pick the tomatoes, and loved digging the holes for new plants. Living in southern California afforded us the weather to grow year round and a small yard was enough to cultivate the basic necessities… tomatoes, potatoes, lettuces, cabbage, onions, and even corn.  As a teenager I turned a very small patio into a salsa garden oasis and, in pots, grew enough tomatoes, onions, garlic, chili peppers & cilantro to satisfy my salsa...

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