Be a Rebel & Love Yourself

In my postΒ Rockin’ Thrift Shopping & Hand-Me-Downs I talk a little bit about finding your own sense of style and how important it is to know your body and how to rock those thrifted threads…but there’s something even more important: body positivity. I wrote a research paper a few years back on how the fashion…

Plastic Free July Challenge Results!

Welcome back, friends! So halfway through July I learned about this challenge called Plastic Free July. Its pretty self-explanatory…try to buy everything without plastic for the month of July. Since I caught on so late I didn’t participate this year…but I did start to think about all the things that contain plastic in my daily…

Livin’ Life Cruelty-Free

You’d be amazed how many products you have in your house right at this moment that may not be cruelty-free. As an animal lover, that was appalling to me. All the pictures in this post are the reasons I have chosen to include cruelty-free products as part of my ethical shopping journey. Cruelty-free is defined…

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…