Coming out of Hibernation

2017-03-22

The website has been dormant for a while but the spring air has brought new inspiration! There are so many beautiful things in the shop right now and I’m excited to spread the love! New items from left to right >> 1. Ace and Jig Pinafore Dress 2. Sage and Rose Face Mist  3. Vintage Cream Vest  4. Glass Owl Feather 5. Vintage Denim Skirt 6. Wool Wall Hanging
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Happy Birthday Earth Mama

2017-03-22

The first day of spring also marks my mother’s birthday. It’s the perfect time to return to her. As the years go by (it’s been 17 years since her passing) the memories fade. I don’t remember what it feels like to be in her presence, what her eyes looked like when she smiled or what her laugh sounded like. Although these feelings fade, my gratitude grows infinitely. I’m grateful that she fell in love with the kindest, most
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Beyond Four Walls — A Poem for the Grizzly Bear

2017-03-10

I’m going to D.C. in April with Defenders of Wildlife to lobby for wildlife. I’m so grateful for this incredible opportunity to get a glimpse of the inner workings of our government and if nothing else, take advantage of an opportunity to stand up for my values and take my truth as far as my voice will go. I don’t know exactly how this trip will unfold, who we will be talking to, or if anything will get through to
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Exploring my Inner Clothing Designer

2017-02-24

I was having a high anxiety day, so I decided to step away from the computer and get out my watercolors. I started painting clothing for a flyer for Wilder Goods and I couldn’t stop, it evolved into these paper dolls. It unleashed the clothing designer spirit in me. I wanted to share with you all because it’s a really fun and easy project to do with kids, or for yourself.
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Inner Life – Outer Style with Esther Sullivan

2017-02-23

For the latest in our series ‘Inner Life — Outer Style,’ I interviewed the lovely Esther Sullivan. Esther is a jewelry maker who has truly perfected her craft while staying true to her own unique design sensibility. I met Esther when she started selling her jewelry at our shop last spring. Her studio is just above ours, so I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know her more over the past year. Her studio is such a beautiful expression of
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Class, Privilege and Activism

2017-02-02

To all those veteran activists out there, to the dedicated souls who have fought long and hard against injustice, to the ones who have made sacrifices for the greater good — I honor you. And more importantly, to those who had no choice but to fight for basic rights or survival, my heart aches for you and I pray for the power to shift in your favor. For some existing is an act of resistance.
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Every Night, Before Bed – by Rose DeMaris

2017-01-25

I want to watch my grandma wash her face. For me this is akin to saying, I want to be held, I want to be fed, I want to be warmly tucked into bed. Watching her wash her face is one of the pure, primal comforts of my life. I’ve been doing it—sitting on the closed toilet while she stands at the bathroom sink—for as long as I can remember. My grandma was my guardian throughout my infancy
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A Tarot Reading for Uncertain Times – by Charissa Crayton

2017-01-22

In the tumult of emotions following the election I sought to gain understanding and focus in an otherwise dark cloud. The tarot has always been an aid which has helped me reset and accept insight that I otherwise would not be open to receiving. Ready or not, we’ve got some work to do.
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Style Lineage

2017-01-09

This is the first part of a series called ‘Style Lineage’ — where we explore style in relation to our mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers — as far back as we can see. I got the idea from this amazing book that was gifted to me called, ‘Women in Clothes,’ a philosophy on style. They present a series call ‘Mothers as Others’ where women submit photos of their mothers before they were born and describe what they see. I couldn’t get enough and
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Grizzly Bear Delisting – by Kelsey K. Sather

2017-01-04

Growing up in Bozeman and now living here again, the grizzly bear has always been a cornerstone to my experience of the wilderness that surrounds this town. Whenever I go hiking in the Greater Yellowstone (GYE), with friends and alone, the griz lurks in my imagination. Will we surprise a sow and her cubs? Will this can of bear spray really protect me if I run into a griz feasting upon a carcass? Every year we read horror
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