I already talked about the Hobby Lobby case in various corners of the internet, but I realize it's something I should address here because I take an approach few critics are taking, and it has a lot to do with the topic of my blog, Style Wise. If you haven't already heard, the Supreme Court … Continue reading Hobby Lobby pro-life?
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October is Fair Trade Month. It's the perfect opportunity to encourage fair trade in your life and the lives of others. Buy yourself some fair trade chocolate. Buy your friend a fair trade scarf. Read up on fair trade and the companies who support it. Boycott companies with a history of human rights violations. Buy … Continue reading october is fair trade month
My article, Why I Buy Secondhand, went live on the Relevant Magazine website earlier today. I'm excited by the responses, shares, and dialogue created by it so far. Take a look if you haven't already seen it. I may write a follow up to it on Style Wise if it generates enough of a conversation and/or … Continue reading why I buy secondhand
Originally published on my fair trade blog, Style Wise: --------- radical : of, relating to, or proceeding from a root I started this blog with a specific reader in mind. I wanted to encourage young women - my peers - who were already reading personal style blogs to take an interest in a more thoughtful approach … Continue reading radical
Thank you to all who accessed my blog through WordPress' Freshly Pressed feature and read, commented, liked, or followed. The homily I posted here was presented in my local congregation last Sunday. Since it was my first time presenting a sermon, I was nervous and emotional, but I made it through and felt moved in … Continue reading freshly pressed
"We don’t have flavored creamer because this isn’t a waiting room at JiffyLube." I discovered the site, Bitter Barista, this morning and it had me laughing out loud while I drank my coffee. I agree with almost every statement, but I am happy to say I have a much better attitude about working in a … Continue reading tips from a barista
An essay I wrote for my fair trade blog, Style Wise: the thin green line: when eco and fair trade meet.