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
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
why I buy secondhand
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
tips from a barista
"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
the thin green line: when eco and fair trade meet
An essay I wrote for my fair trade blog, Style Wise: the thin green line: when eco and fair trade meet.