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Use Your Purchasing Power for Good!

All of the following brands have some connection to our beautiful state and part (or all) of their proceeds go towards fighting human trafficking in one way or another. Cross out what you need from your Gift List! Here are the stories behind them: Dear Survivor is based in Los Angeles and is branching out…

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Underground Railroad Quilt

I recently learned of Underground Railroad Quilt, a legend or myth of how quilts were used to communicate with escaping slaves.  Now, I am not a quilter, much too impatient. But I love puzzles and patterns and am fascinated at how quilters create works of art out of scraps, creative minds, skilled hands… and patience.…

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