Today kicked off the holiday shopping season. Check out some of our favorite ideas for beautiful gifts that give back.
TOMS for Target: We recently celebrated the launch of TOMS for Target with our gratitude crafts. This includes a limited-edition collection of apparel, accessories, shoes and home goods for women, men and children where for every item purchased, a gift will be donated to those in need. This is a fantastic way to shop consciously while buying amazing and affordable items such as TOMS for Target- Build Your Tomorrow Zippered Clutch, Toms for Target Throw Tan with Reversible Yellow and Grey Accents and TOMS for Target Jar Candle with Wood Box - Woodsy.
Hope Paige, the leading creator of stylish medical jewelry and a HUGE advocate of philanthropy, has teamed up with celebs to create customized bracelets that raise awareness for a variety of foundations, from JDRF and the American Cancer Society to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Sales from each bracelet will donate 100% of profits to the charity of the celebrity’s choice. This includes participating celebs like Melissa Joan Hart for St. Jude Children’s Hospital; Angela Bassett for Adoption Ministry of Youth with a Mission; Mayim Bialik for Golisano Children's Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center and more!
How to Celebrate Adoptive Parents
I recently learned that a friend who had been patiently awaiting a child became a parent practically overnight. When I heard about this loving couple bringing home their first baby, it really got me thinking about how to celebrate adoptive parents. We have experience with ...read more
Spiked Apple Cider Pops
September in the South is, in my opinion, still summer. The eighties and nineties always prevail and make the traditional fall flavors that I crave so much slightly out of reach. As much as I want to relax and sip on some hot cider, at the moment, I still need something iced. ...read more
Japan Adventure Park Hyatt Hotel Niseko
Are you ready for an international ski adventure with your family? This new opened in January 2020, right before the big shutdown. The Park Hyatt hotel is located 2 hours northeast of the New Chitose airport in the northern island of Hokkaido. We arrived via flight from Tokyo to ...read more
Global Goods Partners: We are big fans of this nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to empowering women artisans and creating change in their communities In most communities in the developing world, women aren’t given the chance to earn an income, this holds them back, and their potential is left untapped. So we partner with women in 20 countries who make beautiful handcrafted jewelry, accessories, kids' products and home décor and bring them to shoppers. This includes gorgeous pieces like Afghan Lapos Cutout Earrings and Bracelets for Change.
100 Good Deeds Bracelets: We love the 100 Good Deeds Bracelets as a unique ‘gift that gives back’. Available in a range of colors, the bracelets are both charitable and fashionable and have been spotted on the wrists of celebrity ambassadors Alicia Keys, Katie Holmes, Susan Sarandon, Naomi Watts, Cyndi Lauper and more.Mary Fisher (artist, author, advocate) works with at-risk women in Africa and worldwide, designing jewelry made by the women to earn a dignified livelihood, and most recently, launched the 100 Good Deeds Bracelet, a handcrafted collection symbolizing a commitment to perform good deeds and bring about positive change. The hand-braided wrap bracelets are strung with 100 glass beads and a rubber ring that is moved one bead towards the button closure each time an anonymous good deed is performed. Priced at $30 each with 100% of proceeds reinvested in the program, the project provides a means for women to support their families through earnings while inspiring good deeds worldwide.
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