Immerse yourself completely in the holiday spirit with these 12 ethical options for decorating both your home and yourself this season! A Season for Horses Celadon Ceramic Ornaments from Novica - This stunning pair of horses were handcrafted by Duangkamol Srisukri, an artisan based in Thailand working under fair trade conditions Recycled Motherboard Ornaments from … Continue reading Deck the Halls with Kindness: 12 Ethical Christmas Decorations
Get Involved in Some Seriously Fishy Fashion!
No matter whether you're talking about butterflyfish, lionfish, parrotfish or whale sharks - fish are incredible creatures living in a mysterious realm of which we have much to learn. While living and working in the Fiji Islands I was fortunate enough to do a great deal of snorkeling and scuba diving. During this time I … Continue reading Get Involved in Some Seriously Fishy Fashion!
Greenola Style is Combining Fair Trade Fashion with Female Empowerment
Did you know that around the world it is women who are bearing the brunt of poverty and all of the myriad issues that come along with it? Cutting edge eco-fashion label Greenola Style doesn't just know about it...but has decided to do something about it! I recently had the honour of interviewing Greenola's Creative … Continue reading Greenola Style is Combining Fair Trade Fashion with Female Empowerment
Feel Good Online Shopping with Ethical Living
I'm sure many of us can recall being frustrated at the lack of ethical products available in large department stores and shopping centres. We can also all remember feeling saddened at some stage by the hardships faced by people in developing countries and their daily struggle to survive in unforgiving circumstances. However it's rare that … Continue reading Feel Good Online Shopping with Ethical Living
Love Green – Live Green – Wear Green
Green occupies more space in the spectrum visible to the human eye than most colours and it's the colour of the Heart Chakra, known as Anahata. Being Green is also how we describe living in an environmentally conscious way. A way of life that respects all species on Earth. I wanted to celebrate both the … Continue reading Love Green – Live Green – Wear Green
#2 Eco-budget versus Eco-luxe: Make-Up
Here I go again! Last time it was summer dresses, this time I wanted to see what cruelty-free make-up products I would purchase if I was starting my collection from scratch while keeping within my 3 budget categories :Category 1: Eco-budget (Under $100)Vegan Cosmetic 6 Piece Brush Kit from Beaute Crue - This cruelty-free set … Continue reading #2 Eco-budget versus Eco-luxe: Make-Up
Live Sustainable – Live Salty
Picture the ocean. The waves pounding on the shore. A fresh salty breeze invigorates your mind. Okay now that you're in the right frame of mind it's time to read my recent interview with Mike Canavan, owner of The Salty Surfer Company. Q. Can you tell us a little about how The Salty Surfer Co. was first … Continue reading Live Sustainable – Live Salty