Michelle Watkins: Head “Wolfe” of the Team Betty Surf Pack

By |2018-07-05T17:17:37+00:00June 27th, 2018|active lifestyle, betty b blog, betty b life, Betty Strong, connectedness, conscious consumerism, fundraising, giving back, giving back, gratitude, life, Meaningful career, pro surfing, small business, surf life, surf style, surf travel, surfing, team betty, team betty blog, team betty rider, team betty surf team, Ventura, women, women's surfing|

Strong of spirit, resilient & a true warrior in the world of local women’s surf in Ventura– meet Betty Team Rider, Michelle Watkins “Wolfe”

We asked her why she loves the ocean. This is what she shared […]

Being “Betty Strong”

By |2018-08-09T18:56:51+00:00January 23rd, 2018|active lifestyle, betty b blog, betty b life, Betty Strong, connectedness, conscious consumerism, Environmental, fashion, fundraising, giving back, giving back, gratitude, philantrophy, team betty, transparency and ethics, Uncategorized, women|

The recent Thomas fire to flood disaster that has landed where we live with the grace and destruction of an asteroid strike, has caused us to look at who and what we are, and why […]

Saving Ventura: Rebuilding the Glassman

By |2019-02-20T18:14:30+00:00December 12th, 2017|connectedness, fundraising, giving back, gratitude, News & Stuff, philantrophy, small business, team betty, Uncategorized, Ventura|

A Sikorsky Helo returning to fuel up.

(See updates below!)

On Monday evening a fire started at St Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula. In two hours it swept the approx 12 miles into Ventura. Embers blasting towards the […]

Happening In the Hood: Surf Story Artist Exhibition

By |2017-11-07T20:24:20+00:00November 7th, 2017|active lifestyle, art, betty b blog, betty b life, connectedness, conscious consumerism, events, fundraising, gratitude, life, Meaningful career, News & Stuff, ocean, philantrophy, photography, pro surfing, small business, surf life, surf travel, surfing, team betty, Ventura|

THIS FRIDAY NIGHT!

Nov. 10, in DOWNTOWN VENTURA at Iron & Resin

You’re invited to an incredible night of SURF ART via the SURF STORY PROJECT

Betty Cause Days: Hurricane Harvey Rescue

By |2017-09-07T18:24:24+00:00August 31st, 2017|active lifestyle, connectedness, conscious consumerism, Environmental, events, fundraising, Meaningful career, News & Stuff, philantrophy, small business, team betty, transparency and ethics, travel, women, women's surfing|

Imagine that the world around you drowned. Your possessions, home, property, neighborhood, your whole town– under cold, dark water.

This is the devastating reality for those who’ve suffered and survived Hurricane Harvey that hit Texas this past week.

The powerful storm swept away the lives of thousands […]

We don’t do Black Friday… and here’s why.

By |2018-11-21T08:26:34+00:00November 22nd, 2016|All, conscious consumerism, events, fundraising, philantrophy, small business, transparency and ethics|

(Originally published 11.22.17)

Why we created Bright Friday and the No More Black Friday credo

Every year, we choose to raise the bar on the first “shopping day” of the Holidays, by holding a Betty Belts Cause Day (one of many over the years benefitting various […]

Revisiting Purpose

By |2017-01-16T17:07:00+00:00October 17th, 2016|All, beauty, connectedness, conscious consumerism, fundraising, life, Meaningful career, News & Stuff, philantrophy, photography, small business, travel|

Getting back to the core, that’s what this post is about. For some of you, the Betty B. story of making things with dignity in Bali is a somewhat old one…

But for others, you may have only recently been welcomed into our Ocean Ohana– […]

Sister Betty Bees

By |2019-02-20T18:25:30+00:00June 3rd, 2015|art, connectedness, conscious consumerism, Environmental, fundraising, gratitude, Meaningful career, News & Stuff, philantrophy, small business, transparency and ethics, women|

The bee is more honoured than other animals, not because she labors, but because she labours for others.” –St. John Chrysostom

To truly live the life of a Betty from the heart, is to practice the daily wisdom that we are One with the Earth, the Ocean, and […]