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Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide – For Him

Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide – For Him

Our next {tiny} edition of the Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide feature four gifts for him.  Sadly, there are very few products for men that are fair trade, and I don’t know why that is.  But we love the four we’ve got here! As we wrap up our four gifts guides (Home, Host, Her, and … Continue reading

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

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

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

Everyday Advocate:  Gifts for Kids that Do Good

Everyday Advocate: Gifts for Kids that Do Good

The Everyday Advocate series focuses on things that regular people like you and me can do to help in the world. It’s time for the second annual Gift Guide, highlighting gift ideas that help do good in the world.  I search around for gifts that I think are truly awesome, products I’d be interested in … Continue reading

Everyday Advocate: Facebook

Everyday Advocate: Facebook

The Half the Sky documentary is on my DVR, and I am eager to watch it, since I learned so much from Sheryl WuDunn when she visited our campus last year. I learned about it when a friend mentioned it in her status update.  Otherwise, I’d have missed it. Many of our church members have committed to a … Continue reading

Everyday Advocate:  Serve One Day

Everyday Advocate: Serve One Day

One thing I’ve learned by working in affluent communities is that just because there is wealth does not men there isn’t also need.  That need, more often than not, though, is hidden.  Hidden by manicured lawns and nails and designer everything from dogs to jeans to births. And so you have to go looking for … Continue reading

Becoming an Everyday Advocate- Greener Cleaning

Becoming an Everyday Advocate- Greener Cleaning

The everyday advocate series is all about the real-life ways we make justice oriented choices. One goal with this series is to represent choices that are not only accessbile, but also ones that I’ve tried to work into my own life. There’s not much that’s more everyday than cleaning.  Although, honestly, I’d go bonkers if … Continue reading