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January 2015 - Cheers to New Beginnings

Jan 02, 2015 12:37AM, Published by Brandi Barnett, Categories: In Print




Cover photo by Kelli Avila

Each empty square on a brand-new calendar represents a fresh day with limitless potential - and if you’re looking for inspiration to embrace new adventures, we’ve got you covered.

Tossing paper, cans and bottles into the recycling bin is second nature for most of us. But Heather Carpenter has taken this concept to a new level with Landfill Dzine - a company that uses unrecyclable materials to make fashion-forward, wearable products. We’ll tell you more about this innovative and tenacious problem-solver.

Ryan Ratzlaff also believes in reuse. His business, Appendage & Bough, sources reclaimed wood from all over the Valley to create exquisite furniture. “You start with nothing, essentially, and then at the end you have this complete piece for someone to enjoy ... and that’s pretty cool…to have someone that you’ve never met trust you to make something for their home,” he says.

Then meet Sweet Nectar Society co-founder Brittany Wilbur, for whom a health scare with her infant daughter evolved into a ministry of love. She gifts beautiful photographs of children with serious illnesses to their families, and in turn raises awareness for childhood diseases.

Our New Year’s resolution is to become the one magazine that you can’t wait to get your hands on every month. Do you have story ideas or feedback for us? Let us know! “Like” us on Facebook or visit our webpage at www.enjoysouthvalley.com. Happy 2015, and Enjoy South Valley Living!




Enjoy South Valley Living - January 2015



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