Here at Little Hippie we have a few brand crushes, and Big Bud Press is at the top of that list. We love their bright colors, their fun graphics, and the way they integrate their creativity across all elements of their business from their products, to their website, to their Instagram, and all stops in … Read More
Three weeks ago I left the country for the first time in almost twelve years. As someone who once loved living in France so much I almost married a French guy so I could stay out of America forever, this is crazy to me. Here’s the story of that trip, with some Yucatán travel tips, local recommendations and a few things to avoid in Mexico too. This is a long one, more of a story than a travel blog post, with some quick links if you’d like to skip ahead to one of the locations I visited.
As we’re wrapping up the last of our holiday order packing here at Little Hippie, I am taking a moment to reflect on the past year. This is my typical winter solstice routine, as the postal deadline for Christmas packages always falls on or next to the darkest day of the year. Winter is always my most creative season. As the light returns, so too does the inspiration.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed legendary musician and founding member of the Grateful Dead and Dead & Company Bob Weir as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. I was there for the ceremony which took place during the eighth annual Social Good Summit at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, … Read More
THE LARGEST GLOBAL FESTIVAL EVER HELD 300+ GIGS, 60 COUNTRIES, 1 DAY Musicians, refugees and communities are coming together in homes all over the world to recognise the things that unite us: the shared love of music… and the need for a place to call home. On September 20 Little Hippie will be hosting one … Read More
Some people have vacation homes. Other people – like me – have old vans in which they can’t wait to spend their time off driving around remote locales. Having recently returned from a quick summer vacation van camping in Northern California, I’d like to share with you some of my tips for making the most out of living in a tiny space on a wheels. Read More
The Jim Henson Company has signed Little Hippie, as apparel and home goods licensee, to create new lines of merchandise featuring their beloved classic brands Labyrinth and Fraggle Rock.
The lines will include infant and toddler apparel, adult apparel, accessories and home goods for direct and online sales, as well as selected specialty and mid-tier retail locations nationwide. Apparel sizes range from infant, toddler and youth with coordinating adult styles. The home goods line will include Little Hippie’s signature woven cotton blankets, fleece blankets, tapestries, bed linens, posters; the accessory collection will include pins, tote bags and hats.
When the long awaited, highly anticipated Grateful Dead documentary, Long Strange Trip, had its premiere at Sundance a few months ago, I was lucky enough to attend and sit in on a post-film talkback with the director, Amir Bar-Lev. I’ve thought about the film a lot since then, and I shared those thoughts with Jambands. … Read More
A lot of people assume I went to art school or that I grew up making art. I didn’t. Rather, I grew up wanting to be a writer. From third grade through college where I was an English and French major I was obsessed with writing, but the truth was I never felt like I … Read More
I started reading Jesse Jarnow’s book Heads early in July last summer, finishing it with remarkably appropriate timing while on the plane home from Burning Man. So obviously now, while on a plane home from California again six months later, seems like the perfect time to finally post what it meant to me. Jarnow is a guy … Read More