The Lapis Garden is LIVE

It's been a long time coming but we have finally reopened our Etsy store. The Lapis Garden is alive again. As an artist and crafter, I have sold my jewelry online and at art shows. It feels good again to have my virtual home for the goods I make. There are many things we will be … Continue reading The Lapis Garden is LIVE

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Walden, or, why have I not read this before?

For years now I've been working toward living a life of simplicity. Cutting back is a type of hobby for me. Where I used to spend frivolously and recklessly, emptying my bank account for the sake of acquiring things, I now plan purchases and set aside wants for the things I need.  In so many … Continue reading Walden, or, why have I not read this before?