Category Archives: local businesses

La Brioche True Food, Truly Good

I had the pleasure of dining at La Brioche, 2662 University Ave, on Friday with my sister and niece. The first thing of note was parking–not good, though we all found a spot. I had to do two tours around before … Continue reading

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Violet Art Studio: Accessible Art

I spent a productive afternoon making prints at Violet Art Studio, 223 E. Mifflin St. We bought the class through a groupon a few weeks ago–half off a two-hour printing class. All supplies were there and  you could use anything … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping Madison-style

Holiday season is just around the corner, and I know simple living folks will be looking for ways to make them simple and meaningful. Still, shopping can be fun, if you chose the right venue and know that your purchases … Continue reading

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Little Libraries—Look for Them

I walk every day, sometimes twice a day and sometimes on my walks I find myself on North Street. I was walking on Hoard several weeks ago, and as I crossed North St. I saw a little structure, sort of … Continue reading

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Craftacular this Weekend–Don’t Miss it!

The fab Craftacular is this Sunday, July 24th from 10-5 at the lakefront Eastside Club on Madison’s East side (3735 Monona Drive). Free parking, an ATM, free Wi-Fi and don’t forget the Tiki bar in the backyard. Some of the … Continue reading

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La Fete de Marquette this Weekend!

The Sixth annual La Fete de Marquette kicks off July 7th at South Dickinson and East Washington, sponsored by Willy Street Coop. I saw the tents as I sailed past on the bus this am. The line up looks good–check … Continue reading

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My Take on Cacey or Kaley or Kathy

I am honestly not sure of all the first names involved and I cannot believe the media can get away with wall-to-wall coverage of a Florida family’s tragedy. Really? When the verdict came in the station I listen to called … Continue reading

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Re-Art Swap at Absolutely Art (June 26)

Got art supplies? Some you don’t need? Check out the re-art swap. I’m not sure when I went to my first art swap, but it quickly became an addiction. It was held in the yard behind Absolutely Art and Cafe … Continue reading

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Wississippi

Again we must start by saying that this is not a political blog, but it is a Madison blog and right now, Madison is ground zero for workers’ rights, the progressive movement and the effort to stop the race to … Continue reading

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A Chat with the Woman Behind Cha Cha Tea

January is Hot Tea Month so we’d thought we’d celebrate a little. We met Maleah Moskoff of Cha Cha Tea at the Craftacular, and she agreed to a little interview (thanks, Maleah!) She sells great teas, tea blends and lots … Continue reading

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