Topic: shopping

Get Your Sweat On With A Pair Of These Exciting, Bright Running Shoes

Get Your Sweat On With A Pair Of These Exciting, Bright Running Shoes

As somebody who does not particularly enjoy running, sometimes I need a little extra motivation. While I don’t love wearing cute or “flattering” (i.e. slimming) exercise wear, I do really love putting on a pair of efficient shoes that also has an appearance I find appealing. It’s just oddly nice to look down and see my feet moving quickly in a color I love; it just encourages that extra bit of productivity, for some reason.

So, for you fellow flash-loving folks, I’ve found some spectacular, bright running shoes! More »

My 8 Favorite Pieces From The New H&M Conscious Collection

My 8 Favorite Pieces From The New H&M Conscious Collection

I’m a pretty huge fan of H&M, as I am often on a fairly low budget for clothing, yet really love shopping every once in a while. Over the past couple years, I have been especially impressed by their selection of organic clothing (the only suit I own, an off-white one, is actually from the collection they released in 2010). Now, the newest H&M Conscious Collection is out and it looks really fantastic for summer/fall. More »

Introducing Alloro, A Clothing Line Specifically For Breast Cancer Survivors

Introducing Alloro, A Clothing Line Specifically For Breast Cancer Survivors

As we’ve heard from breast cancer survivors before, finding clothing that fits well after a mastectomy or double mastectomy can be very tough. Coupled with the emotional changes that a survivor goes through, these frustrations can be extremely difficult to come to terms with, as they’re a constant reminder of the traumatic experience that person has gone through. But two women are trying to change this. More »

Support Small Business Saturday: 7 Gifts That Are Better From Small Businesses

Support Small Business Saturday: 7 Gifts That Are Better From Small Businesses

There’s a misconception that small businesses are always selling things for high prices; in fact, lots of smaller stores will actually bargain with you on prices and have their own great sales. So, why not put down the 15 all-the-same ornaments from the giant bargain store and instead hop downtown, uptown or even online to find some great gifts? Plus, you’ll be getting a one-of-a-kind gift for the one-of-a-kind people in your life. Everybody wins! More »

Cyber Monday Etsy Sales: Save On Green And Gourmet Goods

Cyber Monday Etsy Sales: Save On Green And Gourmet Goods

Etsy artisans are rocking some killer Black Friday sales — including many that are ongoing through November 26, aka ‘Cyber Monday.’ Yesterday I rounded up some of my favorite Etsy shop sales on clean beauty products. Today, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales from Etsy’s ‘plants and edibles’ section —- think infused honey elixirs, vegan fudge, organic teas and heirloom seeds. More »

8 Health And Beauty Products Worth Springing For

8 Health And Beauty Products Worth Springing For

I’m not ashamed to admit that, frequently, I cut corners to save money on personal care items. I buy white-label just about everything. I stopped using shampoo. I scoff at the idea of a $12 skincare product. 12 American dollars? Who am I, a Kennedy? But I have come to realize that, in this life that are just worth it, there are some products worth springing for, either for your health, your comfort, or the the betterment of the planet. More »