Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

Just a heads up if you're usually here for ethical fashion content, today I'm sharing a book review for progressive Christian author Rachel Held Evans' newest book, Inspired, which will be available for purchase next week. As I continue to work through the discernment process to become a priest in the Episcopal Church, I am…

The Business of Blogging: Why Fair Trade Rhetoric Must Include Bloggers

The fair trade system was created to address the root causes of global poverty and income inequality by advocating on behalf of marginalized workers - mostly women - and creating economic infrastructure to aid in long term, sustainable employment. Because the fair trade system as we know it grew out of Western, mostly white, charity…

What a $15 Pair of Boots Taught Me About Ethical Fashion

Three years ago, I had just discovered that I likely had Raynaud's Syndrome, a chronic issue that affects circulation in the hands and feet, particularly in cold weather. My boots were all too small to comfortably fit thick wool socks, so I embarked on that now familiar, ultimately futile quest to find the perfect pair…

Year In Review: What I Achieved in 2017

2017 has been one heck of a year... The Women's March, Trump, and neo-Nazis in my tiny town. Health dilemmas and panic attacks.  Getting a tattoo! Traveling to Florida to see my friends and New York to meet Ethical Writers & Creatives members. Joining a women's ensemble and singing in a beautiful wedding.  Working with lots…