best of 2012 – the year in review

Tiny Terrarium 3

Last year was a busy one at bambeco! We got busier on Facebook, started pinning on Pinterest and launched this blog as well. All in all, we’re pretty pleased with where we’ve been and we’re really excited about where we’re going. But before we look ahead, we’d like to look back at the best of 2012! Continue reading

shaken, not stirred…
toast the new year in eco-style

raspberries in champagne

What would New Year’s Eve be without a fabulous cocktail or two? We like our retro cocktail theme so much that we decided to continue it for NYE with a selection of party-worthy beverages that are sure to shake up a good time. True to the NYE theme, each of these calls for champagne, or you could use a locally-produced sparkling white wine! Continue reading

looking forward to a green 2013…
some dates to remember


Christmas is behind us (barely) and we’re gearing up for New Year’s Eve; we’re not ready to reveal our New Year’s Resolutions just yet (that’s next week, of course!) But we wanted to look ahead just a little and offer up some ideas for a clean, green 2013! And since emerald green is the Pantone Color of the Year, what better time?

We wanted to do something different than the usual list of quick, eas Continue reading

start a new tradition…
get green for boxing day

Boxing Day

Start talking Boxing Day and most Americans will give you a quizzical look. The English, however, will start talking about all the sales. Boxing Day was originally all about giving employees and domestic helpers a day off and a little Christmas bonus in the form of cloth, grains, tools, money and even leftovers from the holiday feast the day before. Over the years, the holiday has lost its meaning and become much like Black Friday – all about shopping and consumption. Continue reading