• Sustainability

    A Sustainable Guide to Gift Giving

    The holidays are a time for family, friends… and trash. The reality isn't always merry and bright. Waste is up 25% during the holiday season; and despite wanting to "spread the love," it can be easy to get so caught up in giving to those around us that we forget to look after our planet. So, here's a guide to spread the love, but not the trash!

  • Health,  Sustainability

    Have Yourself a Vegan Little Christmas

    The holidays are a time for loved ones and good food. Unfortunately, this food isn't always vegan-friendly. After all, it wasn't roast tofu that the grinch carves. However, eating vegan for the holiday is a lot easier than you may think, it just requires a little bit of planning. So here's how to ensure your holidays fit your dietary restrictions.

  • Sustainability

    Unboxing with Fairtrade America

    A huge thanks to Fairtrade America for partnering with me to bring you these wonderful holiday gift ideas. If you haven’t already go read Blogmas Day 6 to see how you can use these items to create the perfect gift and don’t forget to check Fairtrade America for all your gifting needs! Click here to watch the video!

  • Sustainability

    Ethical Gift Ideas with Fairtrade America

    Okay, so I may have been a bit of a tease and hinted at them in my NonProfits to Give Back to posts, but today's the day I finally get to talk about Fairtrade America. Fairtrade America is a brand that focuses on making it easier to make ethical and sustainable choices. By working with a multitude of companies they encourage them to use ethical practices in order to obtain a Fairtrade certification. In order to be Fairtrade certified a company must pay workers a Fairtrade minimum price, as well as promote environmental and ethical stability. Alongside working with companies, they also promote ethical thinking within shopping by making it…

  • Sustainability

    Nonprofits You Can Give Back to this Holiday Season

    It's the most wonderful time of the year; tis' the season for giving! So for Blogmas Day four, I thought to expand on my spread some love section in the footer of my site and shed some light on organizations that would be perfect for giving back this holiday season! There are plenty of ways you can get involved, whether you want to donate, volunteer, or such by gifts that make a difference. Here are a few easy ways to get started.