water lily thrift: new arrivals

Happy Monday! Since I worked yesterday, today felt like Tuesday, which means I successfully skipped Monday and all its woes.

Pretty vintage clothing added to the shop this week – click the screen shot to go to the store.

And make sure to enter the coupon code, “ethical15” at checkout for 15% off your order during Fair Trade Month!

Fair Trade Month

Happy October and joyous Fair Trade Month. If you read my last post, you’ll recall that I’m on a mission to spend my money on ethically produced products; now is the perfect time for you to join me.

You can take the Fair Trade Pledge over at Fair Trade USA. Check out their list of Products and Partners while you’re there.

I’ve compiled a mini list of ethical companies and resources for you to peruse:

Don’t forget to shop local, too. You likely have access to lots of small farmers and businesses from which you can purchase locally produced, organic products. Thrift shops and vintage stores are a great alternative to buying new. As Amy Skoczlas Cole of eBay’s Green Team says, “The greenest product is the one that already exists.”