I Heart the Internet-Ethical Cyber Monday

(SEE DEALS BELOW!!! – First Row: earrings-Mata Traders // beanie-Scoutmob// scarf-Indego Africa // Second Row: necklace-Mata Traders // shirt-Enrou // earrings-Lydalli // dress-ASOS Africa // sweater-Vickery) There are so so so sooooo many great Ethical Cyber Monday deals right, now!! All the amazing items above are all on SUPER sale. So today’s I Heart the Internet is tooootally dedicated to having an Ethical Cyber Monday! Buy some gifts or a treat for yourself :). My Top 10 Ethical Cyber Monday Deals: … View Post

Ethical Gifts at UncommonGoods + Giveaway!

UncommonGoods is a favorite for ethical gifts! Not news for Made-to-Travel readers–UncommonGoods on many gift roundups. So I was ecstatic UncommonGoods contacted me to review items and hold a giveaway for YOU! Let’s start with my favorite gifts for Her and Him. (Pro Tip!– UncommonGoods Christmas gifts suggestions HERE.) Her: jewelry roll- $15 //recycled sari scarf- $34 // wine pairing towels- $28 // duffle- $89 //clutch- $60—more Gifts for Her HERE.  Him: wallet- $72 // home mat- $22 //beer towel-$14 // tool roll-$59//measuring ring-$68–more Gifts for Him… View Post

Ethical and DIY Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is in a little over a week…but that’s just enough time to get an ethical gift for your dear papa or if you’re feeling crafty a sweet DIY for Father’s Day.  Ethical Father’s Day Gifts Ursa Major Dopp $25: I really love the shape of this travel bag, looks like it can be wedged into awkward suitcase spaces. The one pictured is $125 because it comes with all the goodies shown, but the pack alone is just $25… View Post

Ethical Gifts for Mother’s Day

How on earth did Mother’s Day sneak up on me!? Well if you want to get a treat for your special mama there are a ton of great ethical options for you! Left Column: Floral Robe- $72 : I love this pretty robe, feels like spring and robes always feel like a treat to me. One in a Million Sand Dollar Necklace-$58: I think most people think their mama’s one in a million…I am no exception :). Mother’s Nesting Necklace-$70-$79:  This… View Post

Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts with Prosperity Candle

Prosperity Candle is a beautiful social enterprise that make gorgeous candles that change people’s lives. In the US they work with women refugees in Massachusetts from Burma and overseas with their Prosperity Catalyst program Prosperity Candle is working with women in Haiti and Iraq to create sustainable businesses for them by candle making candles. As a B Certified company that is also part of the World Fair Trade Organization and a Green America business, when Prosperity Candle approached me to try… View Post
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Ethical Valentine’s Gifts for Him

Oh I loooooove Valentine’s day :D. Yeah, I realize this is a bit cheesy and also maybe I’ve totally bought into a Hallmark holiday, but I’m okay with all those things because I really enjoy hearts and can not hate on a day that is dedicated in the name of love and appreciating people. Here are some fab ethical gifts for your dude Valentine. Brushed Flannel Shirt w/ Waffle Lining – $61: I love that this shirt is great for… View Post

Ethical Secret Santa Gifts- Under $50

My cousins and I have been doing a Secret Santa or Grab Bag gift situation for years now and one of the biggest challenges is finding a gift that will suit either lady or lad! Well, for all you merry Secret Santas here ‘s some ethical choices for some unisex gifts this year! Tablet Cover by BamBu-$36: Such a nice modern design made ethically in China out of cork, one of the most sustainable materials around. Owl Upcycled Mousepads-$25: Customizable!… View Post
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Last Minute DIY Father’s Day Gift-Custom Room Fragrance

(source: Design Sponge) Hi friends! So my daddy happens to be in town for Father’s Day, quite rare occurrence for me since he lives an ocean away. He’s not a man of many things, so it’s always a challenge to get him something. Thank you Design Sponge for the brilliant idea of natural room spritz! Since my daddy lives quite far from me and smell is such a powerful sense for memory, I thought it would be nice to give… View Post

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

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

Ryan Gosling…The Coloring Book

A little while ago my BF got me Colour Me Good, aka a Ryan (friggin!!!!) Gosling coloring book, aka the best coloring book ever ever ever.  Let me tell you, it is awesomely relaxing to color Ryan Gosling. I highly recommend it! Color Me Good is made in the UK by I LOVE MEL and it dons a label that says “Illustrator Against Human Trafficking (IAHT)”.   I could only find this one page on Kllective explaining IAHT,  so if… View Post