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Shopping with a conscience this holiday season

I’ve already written this month about feel good giving and shopping at opportunity shops. Here are some other suggestions for shopping with a conscience from Jennifer Barbour on Good What I really like about Jennifer’s suggestions, which are buy local; Buy fair trade; consider the environment / carbon footprint of your gifts; look for gifts that give […]

Feel good gift giving

I’ve already written about my love of opportunity shops and I rarely buy a gift new (for myself or my friends) When I do buy new, I usually wait until I can find out from the recipient what they need or want, and buy that for them. Because I think most of us in the […]