Review – Fixing Fashion: Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes by Michael Lavergne

Fixing Fashion: Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes by Michael Lavergne There are plenty of books on the market bemoaning the sad state of the mainstream fashion industry from working conditions to the life-cycle of the average fast fashion garment. And while they are all well-written, carefully researched, and offer inspiration to […]

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Book Review – Overwhelmed

Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time Brigid Schulte Harper Collins 2014, 353 pages Busy? Aren’t we all, right? Or maybe… we just think we are. Time management is a skill that very few people are taught as kids, so as adults, we take on more and more responsibilities and succumb […]

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Won’t You Take Me To Hungry Town

Tom Fitzmorris’s Hungry Town: A Culinary History of New Orleans, the City Where Food Is Almost Everything Tom Fitzmorris Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2010, 224 pages Anybody who has ever strolled the streets of New Orleans, lazy with the humidity and history, overcome by the wafting smells of magnolias interspersed with a blast of jambalaya, […]

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How Sweet It Is

Sweet!: The Delicious Story of Candy By Ann Love and Jane Drake; Illustrated by Claudia Davila Tundra Books; $14.99, 64 pp. softcover publication April 14th, 2009 (hardcover © 2007) Some might say that a book about candy, with kids as the target market, could be a little off-base in this era of childhood obesity and […]

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