Feel Good Ethical Shopping, Your Suggestions?

Buy less, choose well, make it last. - Vivienne Westwood

More and more lately I’ve made it a point to put thought into my buying habits, where I vote with spending my money, and how ethical my purchase is. It could be called intentional shopping. On top of being conscious about whether an item brings me joy or is something I actually need, I’ve been drawn to making more ethical shopping choices. I constantly find myself being pulled to products that not only make me feel good, but do good by the companies and people who work for them as well as contribute to a better planet for us all.

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Easy to Care for Indoor Plants

Easy to care for houseplants.

One of the main items that bring me joy in our home are my plant babies. Not only do they bring fresh air to the space, I feel like they make it feel more like a home. Today I’m sharing with you my top 5 easy to care for indoor plants. These little ones are hardy and I have to admit that I’m not always the best plant mom, as they are a little neglected when we’re on the go. Sometimes a friend will water them for us, but others they’re left ten days in sweltering heat without water (cough, Iceland, cough). Either way, they’ve stayed true (or green) for me over the test of time.

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Guide to Amsterdam

Guide to Amsterdam, 15 awesome things to do as told by a local.

For quite some time now I’ve wanted to work on more city guides, but feel like it’s hard without actually going to every place myself. Lucky for me, I’ve made some wonderful friends during my travels who live in amazing places, so today I’ve teamed up with one of my closest friends to share a hip guide to Amsterdam. She knows my style and taste well and thought these places would be a great addition to my City Guide series. I hope one day to take a trip to Amsterdam to see them all myself.

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Beach Hat + Mini Dress

Summer casual outfit. Beach chic in Cuyana Sun Hat and Swim Cover-Up

Cuyana Oversized Straw Beach Hat / Prada Timeless Sunglasses / Cuyana Swim Mini Cover-Up / Ariel Gordon Dual Birthstone Ring ℅ Cuyana Classic Leather Zip Tote / J.Crew Gladiator Sandals (similar by Ancient Greek Sandals )

This little look is perfect for a trip to the pool or beach during Summer. It took some time to warm up, but Summer is in full swing in California, and this Cuyana cover-up is so lightweight and breezy that it instantly had my heart. The armholes can be a little large depending on your frame, so if that’s not your style you may want to reserve it only as a swim cover (I probably will). The fabric is very lightweight and wonderful for super warm days. I also picked up the sun hat new, I think it might be time to admit I have a problem. In my defense, we do basically live at the pool and beach during Summer (and sometimes not during Summer), so I do come by the need for extra sun protection honestly.

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