Ethical Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is just around the corner here in the U.S, so definitely time to get on something special for the daddies out there! Here are some wonderful ethical gifts for the dads in your life :). Cedar Wood Bottle Opener Set-$57.95 Handmade Silk Tie-$26.00 Fair Trade Sudoku Game-$32.00 $24.00 Upcycled Tent Travel Kit-$38.00 Beer Making Kits-$40.00 Hammock-$82.00 $74.69 Actual Game Baseball Bat Bottle Openers-$85.00-$125.00 Herbal Men’s Shaving Set-$90.00 Pops You’re the Tops Card-$5.00 View Post

What I Wore-Parent Dates to Tribeca Film Festival

I became fixated on getting an over-sized denim jacket for the in between weather that comes with Spring when I saw this version by Band of Outsiders on It’s a Brad Brad World’s Hannah here. My version is vintage bought from Etsy and it has the dolman sleeves like the Band of Outsiders version which really was my fave part. (sunglasses-vintage gifted; scarf- work +  shelter via the green festival; jacket-from etsy here; bag-c/o first world trash available here; boots-goodwill… View Post

I Heart the Internet-Links I Love

Happy Monday friends! I haven’t done a link round up in a while, but there are plenty of great reasons to heart the internet! Please enjoy some of my recently hearted links. Above-Cutest thing ever. A video of first tastes including anchovy and pickled onion…eep! I’m pretty fascinated with ballerinas, their beauty and strength and love for their craft is kind of amazing to me. So I loved this video on the discipline they have in just prepping their toe… View Post
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Ethical Memorial Day Sales

I hope you’re enjoying a long Memorial Day weekend! While it’s dreary, pretty chilly, and even a tad rainy in New York, Memorial Day has always been the unofficial start of summer here and a great time to start on your ethical wardrobe for the (crossing fingers) warmer sunnier summer months! Here are some great ethical Memorial Day Sales to get you on your way!   ASOS Green Room is FULL of fair trade and sustainable ethical options! And since… View Post

DIY: Regrow Green Onions and Celery

Friends, I have to tell you I am AMAZED at this! I found a post on regrowing green onions on Rosy Blu Handmade and then shortly after I read a post on regrowing celery on Housing a Forest and since these 2 lovely greens happen to be frequent flyers on my grocery list, I thought what the heck–let’s try! And voilá they are regrowing and literally all it took was a little water. The tallest stalks/blades of green onions are… View Post

Bangladesh- How? Why? and What Now?

You may have been reading a lot about the immense tragedy of the garment factory building collapse at Rana Plaza on April 24th in Savar, Bangladesh. But in case you haven’t I really do feel a responsibility to discuss it with you, friends. The Rana Plaza building collapse has been deemed by many media outlets as the biggest disaster to ever hit the global garment industry ever. The Bangladeshi government called off the official search for survivors on Monday to… View Post

DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

You know I love a great DIY, so I scoured to find DIYs that I thought would make wonderful Mother’s Day gifts for your special mama :). Message Garland I plan on actually making this for my mamas. Make this easy envelope garland with envelopes you have lying around your home, using all of one kind of envelope or vary them like above, fill them with message to your mama that will brighten her day! Your mama can open them… View Post

Ethical Gifts for Mother’s Day-It’s Not Too Late!

So friends Mother’s Day is this Sunday! It’s one of my favorites because I’m lucky to have 2 wonderful women as amazing mother figures so I’m always racking my brain to get them something very thoughtful to make them feel super special. BUT sadly I tend to last minute shop! Bad habit, I know! But luckily all of these ethical mother’s day gifts can be shipped with time to spare for Mother’s Day this Sunday! 1. – Kiko Glass Frame… View Post