the moral wardrobe: an epic ten thousand villages review + giveaway

When Ten Thousand Villages reached out to me to see if I'd be interested in a collaboration, I was delighted. Ten Thousand Villages holds a special place in my heart as one of the first fair trade shops I ever visited, long before I even knew what fair trade was. They're also credited with inventing…

the moral wardrobe: it’s snow time

It's blizzard time! Charlottesville, as I've mentioned before, is obsessed with talking about, photographing, and anticipating weather. The TV is on in the background and the weather man has said the word, "snow," about 20 times in the past 3 minutes. News correspondents are commenting on the presence of children playing and people walking their…

Gift Guide: alternative gifts in Charlottesville, VA

Life isn't about stuff, but stuff is so easy to give. If you're searching for an experience to give instead, I can help you out - if you're reasonably close to Charlottesville, VA anyway. Here are my top choices for alternative gifts in the Charlottesville area: 1. Winery Hopping:  There are 23 wineries, cideries, and…

the moral wardrobe: all the stripes that we can see

Ethical Details: Dress - secondhand via consignment shop; Earrings - Mata Traders; Cardigan - old My car was due for a safety inspection last week and it just so happens that the garage I go to is across the street from a shopping center, so I dropped off the car and walked over to see…