When I first became a Noonday Collection Ambassador in 2012, we celebrated the graduation of 11 ladies from sewing school, who later formed a co-op called “Umucyo” (in Kinyarwandan that means “Light”). I’ve known their faces and names ever since, and shared their stories whenever I could. I’ve dreamed about meeting them in person… and last month… Read More Stories from Rwanda: Solange
Happy Wednesday fair trade fashion fans! A few weeks ago I was involved in a really fun, inspiring event in Annapolis and I just had to share it with you! It was a fashion show that combined many of my favorite things in one place: local boutiques, fair trade accessories, and a charity event for a good cause! My… Read More Noonday Collection on the Runway!
Hey fair trade fashionistas! I’m not sure what the weather’s like where you are, but here in Maryland, temperatures are dropping and fall is in the air!! Having just moved here from Florida earlier this year, I’m not quite used to the cold temps yet… and my first instinct is to run out and grab… Read More Do a Little Good: Wear a Scarf, Provide HOPE!
Happy Wednesday lovely readers! I know I’ve apologized profusely for our lack of blog-posting the last few months, but now that the kiddos are back in school, we’re energized and ready to get back on the fair trade front lines! Want to know what we were up to all summer? Well, on June 16th, Brandi… Read More The one word I heard the most in Guatemala…
It’s still Thursday! Yay – I (barely) made it. I have a great post from my amazing friend, Nicole. She has already rocked the world in the less than 30 years she’s been on it. She founded her own cosmetics company and completed the World Race, an 11 month, 11 country missions trip that she says… Read More Thrifty Thursday: Insta-sales and using your purchasing power for good
I have made it an unspoken rule here to try to write about ALL the groups, companies, etc that support, model, live and produce by fair trade standards. I try not to play favorites, and I’ve tried to curb my enthusiasm about Noonday Collection here because that’s the only company that I receive any monetary… Read More the tapestry on the train
Hey y’all! Sorry I’ve been MIA. If you missed me, join me on Instagram. I post there much more frequently. The month of May was a whirlwind… but I’ll make up for lost time in this one single post with a little education, advice, review AND a giveaway! (I should probably break this single post… Read More Day of the African Child. Throwing an arm party. A review. And a giveaway…