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Fair Trade and Fabulous – For Her

Fair Trade and Fabulous – For Her

Hello from Katie and me!  We’ve had so much fun with our Gold Bug Design/meredithannemiller.com collaboration.  If you missed our finds for the home and the host, check ’em out.  And gifts for him are still coming! Here’s our third installment of our Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide. 1. Seble Infinity Scarf. FashionABLE. From Ethiopia. … Continue reading

Fair Trade & Fabulous Gift Guide – Host Edition

Fair Trade & Fabulous Gift Guide – Host Edition

It’s time for another installment of Fair Trade gift ideas for the upcoming holidays.  While a bottle of wine is a standby, we’ve got some creative ideas for other items to thank the host. 1.  Winter Wonder Condiment Bowl.  10,000 Villages.  From India.  The holidays are prime time for little treats, like candied nuts, and … Continue reading

No Spend Month Wraps Up

No Spend Month Wraps Up

This year’s No Spend Month was actually fairly uneventful.  I think knowing what to expect helped quite a bit. One thing I expected is that I will still make exceptions to the ‘necessary’ category.  What I noticed was the difference in what was exception worthy.  Last year, it was meals with friends, and I was … Continue reading

5 Quick Facts About The Car Wash

5 Quick Facts About The Car Wash

It’s June!  School is out, summer is in full swing. Today’s Quick Facts have me excited, because who doesn’t love when the easier thing can also be a just thing? Getting your car washed is generally the better choice not only for the environment, but for people too, and here are 5 quick facts about … Continue reading

On Doing Hard Things

A little over three weeks ago, I ran a half marathon on a toe I had injured the week prior.  Since the week between the toe injury and the race went well, I did what lots of crazy runner types do–taped it, took some ibprofen, and figured I’d deal with the rest at the finish … Continue reading

I Got Paper Towels for Christmas!

I Got Paper Towels for Christmas!

The Everyday Advocate series focuses on small, regular choices that we can make that promote justice in the world.  Today, I’m sharing about a present I got that helps the environment. It may seem strange to be excited about paper towels as a Christmas gift, but I really am.  To be fair, they were a … Continue reading