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2008 Young Eco-SuperHero

On November 9th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous, Natural Bedroom by 0 Comment

Here he is… our top-title holder for the Hampton Roads Young Eco-SuperHero 2008 award. Christopher McElroy, of Norfolk, Virginia impressed all of us with his amazing presentation about Green Roofs. WOW, this kid had us wanting to install a green roof on every home in the country! As the winner, Christopher won his very own..

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Win FREE passes to DC Greenfestival

On November 2nd, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous by 0 Comment

Come join us in Washington DC this weekend! MARK YOUR CALENDARS…. Saturday and Sunday, November 8th and 9th Coop America’s 2008 GREEN FESTIVAL Washington DC Convention Center This is a fantastic venue if you’re interested in green living! A terrific line-up of speakers and an amazing assortment of vendors (like us) will be there to..

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Passing Thoughts

On October 15th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous, Organic Apparel & Textiles by 0 Comment

Like most Americans, the economy has been foremost on my mind. The downturn in the stock market, rising prices and the threat of a recession or worse is a cause for concern, but it also a good opportunity for reflection and evaluation. Growing up, I would listen to stories told to me by my grandmother,..

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Homearama

On September 29th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous, Natural Bedroom by 0 Comment

A rush of excitement is in the air here at Organic Comfort Zone as we prepare for the 2008 Hampton Roads Homearama show in Virginia Beach. Our wonderful products have been selected to be featured inside the “green” house, which is the largest home featured this year, boasting over 6,500. “The Mothership” is a Georgian..

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Slumber

On September 15th, 2008, posted in: Natural Bedroom by 0 Comment

Is your pillow making you sick? Mine was and I didn’t even realize it. “Here, take this home and try it” Cheryl said to me shortly after I started here at Organic Comfort Zone and handed me a pillow. “It’s our new product, the La’Noodle pillow.” Not meaning to seem ungrateful I thanked her and..

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Organic Bedding Boat that Floats

On August 24th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous by 0 Comment

It was a great day at the annual Willoughby Marina Duck Tape Regatta. We couldn’t ask for nicer weather! Our “Organic Comfort Zone” six-member team built a boat in 4 hours and guess what? We WON the “Most Unique” award. We used our CozyPure® scrap organic bedding to decorate and it looked like a cozy..

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Sleep and Health

On August 23rd, 2008, posted in: Natural Bedroom by 0 Comment

Sleep….. It refreshes us like nothing else. It can be occasionally elusive, almost always comforting, and definitely essential to our survival. And although we spend 33% of our lives asleep, we barely give it a moment’s notice….until we can’t sleep. Then we think about it to the point of obsession. For millions of people, the..

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How I Came to be Part of this Family

On August 15th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous by 0 Comment

I admit it. I feel guilty when I leave the grocery store with a fist full of plastic bags filled with containers that may be made from toxic plastics and I consider their inevitable resting place. My heart falls when my furnace or cooling system engages at the thought of what I am personally doing..

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Moving is not easy, but worth it

On July 29th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous by 0 Comment

The summer is flying by too fast. We’re still settling-in at our new location which we love! Here are shop pictures we took as we were setting up and unpacking. Our new facility offers more open production space. YEAH. We renovated using “green” materials, including restoring the original concrete floors in the showroom. I’ll try..

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Organic Comfort Produced with Green Energy

On May 28th, 2008, posted in: Green Living by 0 Comment

Gearing up for our move down to the corner unit – hopefully next weekend. Our new space will offer us triple production space, and we’ll soon be opening our new company, Sunrise Solar and Wind, which will be right next store. My hubby, Richard, is back on board in the business. For you folks who..

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