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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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Organic Comfort Catwalk Music Video

On May 19th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous, Organic Apparel & Textiles by 0 Comment

OK, this was fun… after coming out from our ten-year local underground, we had a community catwalk in Virginia Beach featuring our ecosmart organic fashions and organic bedding. Sorry we forgot to post this earlier, but we finally uploaded the video to youtube today. Better late than never, right? It’s 10 minutes… so pretty long,..

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TV News: Yes Virginia, our organic mattress is eco-friendly!

On May 8th, 2008, posted in: Miscellaneous, Natural Bedroom by 0 Comment

Craig Moeller of WVEC Channel 13-ABC, stopped by our shop to do a quick broadcast on the eco-benefits of our CozyPure® organic mattresses and bedding. It was a pleasure talking with Craig, who is an expert on global warming, and shows a genuine interest of the environmental-impact of everyday living.

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