When I see books focused on ethical fashion and practices, I’m drawn to them, naturally of course, but I quickly become bored because I already know what they are telling me. Not the case with Buy the change you want see by Jane M. Morris, founder and CEO of To the Market.
Reducing my use of single use plastics has been a huge driver for me over the last 12 months, and while that is all good and dandy as a fashion focused blogger how can I be more aware of how what I wear impacts the earth? Because it does.
I revamped my header and some design details recently on my blog. January is a great time to update are reevaluate my blog and the direction I’m going cause if we’re being honest. This poor blog has been all over the place in the last 8 years since I started! One of the things I … More What does ‘mindful living’ mean?
In light of living a more mindful life, that means being more mindful of the things I buy and throw out as a pet parent. We have one dog, Asher, and two fur monsters aka kitties aka Shade and Huey. While they bring us a lot of joy they also require things that get thrown … More Sustainability & Pets
In an effort to be more sustainably minded, I realized this year the ONLY reason I used plastic bags was for our raw meats. I could put literally anything else in a jar or glass pyrex dish. So I started doing some research when I discovered Stasher bags. Heads up this is not sponsored in … More Sustainability | Stasher Bags
Tis the season for wrapped gifts in bags, with bows, and boxes under a tree… but unfortunately, that pretty shiny, laminated gift wrap paper is, in fact, not recyclable. And to include it in the bin with other paper products can make an entire load unrecyclable. If wrapping paper is metallic, or glittery, or has a … More Sustainability | Reducing Waste during the Holidays
Summer is coming to an end, hopefully soon. And with it new opportunities to save on those energy bills!
In a society with so much, it’s important to remember our overall impact on the only planet we can and do call home. These 7 easy eco-friendly tips are perfect if you’re an eco-warrior or just starting to do your share.
We signed up for OHM Connect in the last few weeks and have had I think 3 or 4 OHM hours (all in one hour increments no more than one a day), where we turn off all unnecessary electronics and lights, including our nest which runs our ac/heater. We don’t always have an OHM hour each … More What to do during OHM hours
This week we are focusing on made in USA brands. These are brands I wholey trust and support. So, why does made in the USA matter to the ethical business conversation. It matters because we (Americans) have learned a lot the hard way. Change is hard it’s better for employees and in the long run … More Why ‘Made in the USA’ matters in the Ethical Conversation