We asked Tortoise staff what they are enjoying at home during this time of 'Safer At Home'.
Here are our recommendations - straight from our shelves to you - on our new Etcetera shop! We are adding new items to our online shop on a daily basis. If there is anything you don't see online, don't hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you're wondering about something, chances are someone else is too.
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Dear Tortoise Community:
Apologies for taking such a candid picture for our store newsletter. It is however a glimpse into our current daily life: as brick and mortar store owners and full-time parents to a 3rd grade boy under “Safer at Home” orders.
On Mar. 20th 2020, we closed our doors to the public, unsure of when it would be time again to re-open. Since starting our business, we focused on running a physical store for more than 16 years. A conscious choice that left our online shop...
“Tonjiru (Pork Miso Soup)” for rainy day
I like rainy days. Maybe it’s because I’m in California.
I love the rain once in a while. The sound and smell of the rain.
I stand in my kitchen.
Ok, what am I going to cook? What do I want to eat?
It’s a bit cold today, so I guess I’d like to have something warm.
Tonjiru! With a lot of ginger. Ginger and root vegetables warm you up.
Pork has good amount of vitamin B, which helps to limit accumulation of neutral fat, produces beautiful skin, also helps you recover from exhaustion....
1. Maneki Neko Candy Jar ($136): Life is like a jar of candy. Hirota Glass is one of Japan's oldest and most revered glass companies. Their popularity rose in the 1920's when loosely wrapped...
"Carry baguettes and organize books. Stack newspapers and store toys. Pack for a trip; gather your produce. Bike to work; walk to school. Each bag has its function." - TEMBEA
TEMBEA in Swahili means "to wander". Made from a special cotton canvas treated with paraffin - a type of wax that repels water - TEMBEA yarn is made from meticulously combed cotton fibers, made extra strong and firm through this combing...