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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 […]

Shopping opportunities, turn to opportunity shops

I like things that have been owned by other people. I feel a connection to them when I take something that they used, loved and then passed on to be used by me. I can almost say that I liked these pre-owned, pre-loved items more than brand new things. Sometimes it’s about the quality of […]