Ring in 2013 with a donation to World Food Programme

Reflecting back on 2012 today, and I can’t believe the year is almost over. So many beautiful things like: becoming an Ambassador with Noonday Collection, meeting fabulous people (you know who you are), realizing that I wanted to make fair trade a standard for our lifestyle, starting this blog, and becoming affiliated with Moms for… Read More Ring in 2013 with a donation to World Food Programme

The only thing that stinks is if you are what you gift…

Anyone sitting there scratching your head about those last few “hard to shop for” relatives and friends? Yeah, me neither.  Well, hypothetically, if I were sitting here doing last minute shopping, I’d seriously think about supporting Oxfam, an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty; hunger; and injustice, if for no other… Read More The only thing that stinks is if you are what you gift…

How to save a life: World AIDS Day, 12/1/12

I have been educated so much about HIV/AIDS this year. First of all, I read “There is No Me Without You” by Melissa Faye Green. Mind? Blown. Heart? Broken. Through Noonday Collection, I learned about Beza Entonto Outreach which provides holistic opportunities for people from the Entoto community (a largely HIV+ community on the outskirts of… Read More How to save a life: World AIDS Day, 12/1/12

Giving Tuesday = Fair Tuesday

Remember my #GivingTuesday post? And I suggested one practical way to give back and be charitable is through purchasing fair trade, socially and ethically responsible products? The fair trade community had already put two and two together and semi-hijacked Giving Tuesday for Fair Tuesday! Genius, I tell you. Because it’s not really a hijack. Fair Trade… Read More Giving Tuesday = Fair Tuesday