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Let's talk about shopping

It’s Cyber Monday. Check out this replay of a video I recorded this afternoon for a timely message about shopping. This is part 1 of a bigger conversation about the power of experiential spending! 48 more words


10 Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is a time of gift-giving but what are you going to give to your loved ones? It is easy to find gifts that are trendy and beautifully presented but … you may want a present that they will like longer than just a season, is not junk and is made in places and under conditions that you can feel good about. 1,121 more words

Conscious Consumption

BLACK FRIDAY- The most disgusting day of the year

As a conscious consumer I can say in the name of my fellow conscious consumers that Black Friday is the most disgusting day of the year. 1,157 more words

Ethical Consumerism: What Can We Do?

We live in a world where consumerism is rampant. With low budget retailers and constant competition from the high street, what can we do to be more conscious about what we buy, what we use, and where from, especially in the run up to the biggest consumer period of the year, Christmas? 1,250 more words

Sustainable Living

My Capsule Wardrobe: first attempt

I’ve now got all the rest of my family sick with a tummy bug. Well, that’s not strictly true as Gabriel is pretty much better now, but he still needs to stay indoors and away from other children for another 24 hours. 973 more words


Hand-made vs Machine-made Garments: A Comparison

In the wake of sustainable fashion finding it’s foot in the market, buzz words like ‘hand-made’, ‘natural’ and ‘artisan’ are used to capture customers’ attention and give an impression of worth and quality. 1,029 more words


My childhood household held food that never rests on my pantry shelves. My mother, who cooked or assembled three meals a day for five children and one husband, subscribed to the then food pyramid. 835 more words