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7 Unique and Socially-Conscious Anniversary Gift Ideas

By |2017-08-18T22:20:33+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Doing Good, Fair Trade, Featured, Giving Back, Organic|Tags: , , , , , |

Whether it's your own anniversary, that of your parents, or someone else you care about, a socially-conscious gift makes the occasion all the more special. You'll find some great guides online for unique anniversary gifts as well as these seven suggestions to celebrate the socially-conscious couple.   "Wondering what gift to give a socially-conscious couple for their [...]

The Most Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Old Furniture

By |2017-04-11T00:10:31+00:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , |

The most common practice when disposing of old furniture and appliances from around the home is to send them straight to a landfill site or ‘tip’. Even if the items aren’t broken or faulty, we will often throw away what could easily be recycled or sold on to a new owner. These larger items are not [...]

50+ Simple Ways to Create Kindness in Your Life and Boost Your Own Happiness

By |2015-09-16T14:07:52+00:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Affirmations, Doing Good, Featured, Positive inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This morning while I was waiting for the bus a woman was sitting nearby shaking a cup and asking for money. I watched as one person after another walked hastily by or ignored her pleas. Even though I could hear my friend's voice in my head warning me not to trust him, my heart told me something else. I [...]

20+ Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Books Plus Infographic

By |2015-08-05T18:40:30+00:00August 5th, 2015|Categories: Books, DIY, Doing Good, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For as long as I can remember I have loved reading books. Books were my friends! I started out going to my local library and reading every book I was drawn to. Once I became a teenager and got a part-time job, I started buying books and I never stopped. I was hooked on owning these [...]