Spring Cleaning...Naturally

Spring Cleaning...Naturally

With Spring right around the corner we have turned our thoughts to our Spring Cleaning ritual.  Each year we take this time to evaluate the products we use and reduce the chemical load in our home.  Here are a few tips for doing the same in your home. All Purpose...

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What Is Soap and How Does It Work

What Is Soap and How Does It Work

So we all know we need to use soap because it keeps us clean, prevents the spread of disease and bacteria and it makes bubbles (yeah, I dig bubbles a lot).  Until Julia and I started Whispering Willow, I didn't really know what soap was or how it worked.  ...

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Sustainable: Pass the Gravy

Sustainable: Pass the Gravy

Every once in a while we come across another small company that amazes, humbles and inspires us.  While doing a holiday show in Winston-Salem I came across Pass the Gravy t-shirt company and was blown away. Pass the Gravy is the duo Susan Laughter and John Moss who have turned a...

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Sustainable: Eco Friendly Shipping

Sustainable:  Eco Friendly Shipping

One of the fun things about owning your own business is getting to evaluate your processes to find new efficiencies and improvements (yeah, I know this makes me a total biz nerd).  From time to time we have done this with our ingredients to make sure we are sourcing natural,...

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Natural: The Journey of the Monarch Butterfly

Natural: The Journey of the Monarch Butterfly

The journey of the Monarch butterfly is one of the most amazing natural events on earth.  This Spring, an estimated 140 million Monarchs will awaken from their hibernation in Mexico and begin a journey North into the United States and Canada.  This migration will span several generations and will cover...

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