Tag Archives: Consumerism

Makes Cents to Support Local Business

It thrills me to see the steady expansion of smart local businesses (not to say that I don’t shop at mega international vendors, that tends to be a given). Smart means local coffee shops like JJ Bean, opening their 16th location in March. These businesses often figured out the region’s market formula. Starting off conservatively, […]

4 Week Challenge: Clear the Clutter & Simplify

Do you find obstacles in your everyday life overwhelming, random things that should be in storage or dead weight in luggage you’ve hauled but haven’t used? If you have, then you’ll understand this seamless challenge; clear life of its clutter and breath, as one would do in yoga class. To create positive karma purge all […]