Host A Handmade, Fair Trade Picnic with GlobeIn’s Picnic Box

This is a part of a paid collaboration with GlobeIn and I received a Picnic Box for review. Picnics are the best.  I was looking for a thoughtful or profound way to start this post, but the nice thing about picnics is that they really don't require much in the way of profundity to be…

Review: Nourish Organic Night Cream + Recovery Serum

100% USDA Organic Skincare A few weeks ago, I received an email from Nourish Organic asking me if I'd like to sample two of their products. I'm always on the hunt for organic, ethically sourced skincare that won't irritate my skin, so I happily said yes. They sent me their Restorative Night Cream and Overnight…

Sotela: The last dress you’ll ever need, now on Kickstarter

I've known Hanna for a few years now, both through her former blog, Gold Polka Dots, and through our mutual membership in the Ethical Writers Coalition. Hanna is compassionate, intelligent, and thoughtful. And now - with the launch of her Kickstarter campaign - she's a sustainable business owner and awesome entrepreneur! Sotela aims to solve…

review: the LoveGoodly February Box delivers natural, healthy goods to your door

This post contains affiliate links. I discovered LoveGoodly by chance late last year and was immediately intrigued by their subscription box concept. Subscription boxes are the thing right now, but not all of them are created equal. And while I like the idea of some of the fair trade clothing and accessories boxes, I knew…

interview: introducing GoodWell, a new kind of ethical certification

If you've ever purchased something that was labeled "fair trade," you're already familiar with the idea of certifications. From GOTS to Fair Trade to Rainforest Certified, certification programs exist to ensure a minimum standard is met before companies can use that particular term to define their products. Not all "ethical" products are created equal, after…