Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Pollinators in Peril: The Monarch Butterfly


The Monarch is the most famous, most iconic, and most beloved butterfly in the insect kingdom. Its image is synonymous with summer and the wonderment of childhood, especially for those who have witnessed groups of them flying south to their overwintering sites in Mexico. Sadly, this phenomenon may become a thing of the past. Did you know that over the past 20 years, Monarch populations have decreased by a staggering 90%? 

Friday, August 21, 2015

3 Essential Green Websites for the Conscious Consumer


Since I started writing about sustainable living, I've discovered lots of incredibly useful, eco-friendly websites. Sustainability is such a complex topic that I just can't cover every aspect of it on Winterthorne, so I'm creating a new series of posts where I'll share some of the sites I love to visit. I hope you'll find them helpful too! 

Monday, August 17, 2015

Welcome Back!



Welcome back! Did you think I was gone forever? Sorry to just disappear, but my break was only supposed to be for a couple weeks. I never dreamed I'd be gone for 4 months! So what happened? 

(If you're visiting for the first time, this previous post is a great place start.)