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A new site for a new sustainable toy company

We made this new WordPress for the very talented Ithaca-local Lily Silly, who’s having a Puppet Art show on Friday, April 5, First Friday, at Bloom. Lily will be showing her brand new puppets, all made from reclaimed materials and found objects at her off-grid homestead. The event is from 5-8pm and there may be […]

Free shipping through Sunday night

Want something from our Society6 shop? Now’s your chance – use this special link for free shipping, now through January 13, 2013 at Midnight Pacific Time. (Offer excludes Framed Art Prints, Stretched Canvases.)

Free shipping in our Society6 shop

Click this special link to get free shipping in our Society6 shop, now thru December 9, 2012 at Midnight Pacific Time. (Sorry, this excludes Framed Art Prints and Stretched Canvases.)

Need a gift idea? Here: Homemade art and movies.

Get our artwork and photography as framed art prints, stretched canvases, t-shirts, hoodies, and tote bags at our Society6 shop. Use this link to get free shipping on shirts, hoodies and bags, through October 14, 2012 at Midnight Pacific Time. We also set up some new DVD bundles, for folks giving Empowered to their friends […]

More Animal Architecture: Bridges for Animals

Check out this awesome collection of photos: Unusual Bridges For Animals – Wildlife Overpasses. I love the one for hermit crabs! It’s amazing to me that animals can so easily learn to use something so artificial, simply because it mimics nature and presents a safer alternative to roads. Yay for human ingenuity!

Report from Our DIY Solar Panel Cooker Freeskool Class

Last Saturday, Shawn Reeves of EnergyTeachers.org came over to our house to give a workshop on how to make a solar panel cooker using recycled materials. Read on for photos and info on how to make your own!

I am happy to be living in 2012.

Because 2012 is the year in which I can read a gossip column about Marc Jacobs and his new love meeting for lunch with his ex-fiancĂ©e and a friend, complete with details on their fashion choices, in which every single person mentioned is a man, and the word “homosexual” is not mentioned once. We are […]

O Earth: Glaucus atlanticus

I just learned about Glaucus atlanticus, a.k.a. sea swallow, blue glaucus, blue sea slug, blue ocean slug, or “Glucose Fish”, and wow they are awesome. What a wonderful world we live in, that these are our neighbors. Photo: Life of Sea Sea Slug Forum: Glaucus atlanticus Wikipedia: Glaucus atlanticus Life of Sea: Life of Blue […]

Anyone out there on Pinterest?

I started a Pinterest account a while ago. Here it is: pinterest.com/arievergreen If you’re on there too, leave a comment so I can go see your pins…

We finally broke down and made a shop. This is why.

We have issues with making and shipping objects for environmental reasons. And we have issues with selling things because it promotes consumerism. But we make art, and we would like to be able to sell it, so finally, we made a shop! We chose services that print on demand because they generate very little waste. […]

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