How I Afford Fair Trade on a College Budget

  Money. It’s what makes the world go ’round, right? Wrong…BUT it is kinda important to pay bills and buy things…so here’s how I can afford Fair Trade products, which are usually more expensive for good reasons, on a college budget! If you’ve read my blog before, I used to be a shopaholic Hard.Core. It…

Ethical Shopping: An Uphill Battle

They say ignorance is bliss, but I’m starting to think they’re wrong. Let me tell you, this journey has been challenging me in SO many ways. Researching for these posts has shed light on things I didn’t want to know, but now that I DO know, I’m so thankful. These past few weeks have turned…

21st Century 4th of July

Every year on the 4th of July we celebrate our Independence Day in the U.S., usually with a combination of boating, picnics, booze & fireworks. What a wonderful way to celebrate such an important day in our country’s history…but this year I want to bring some light to some current day freedom fighters; organizations &…

Ethical Shopping & Minimalism: An Impeccable Relationship

Old habits die hard. I’m a former shopaholic, and as a college kid it got me in trouble. I always wanted the next best thing. I craved to look as stylish as those fashionistas on Instagram, but I never knew why. I used to use shopping as a way to deal with stress…but it didn’t…

The Power of Your Purchase & Moving Forward

From now on, my little corner of the internet is going to take a 180…from fitness to ethical fashion. Ending human trafficking has grown to a passion of mine in the past few years, and the statistics continue to break my heart. The International Labour Organization estimates 40.3 million victims of human trafficking around the…