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16 Things to Look for Used Before You Buy New

“While thrift shopping is a prime way to play treasure hunt and score unique finds, it has another remarkable advantage: It’s a great way to lighten your carbon footprint.” Reader’s Digest Thrifting and sourcing out second hand or new-to-us items has become a habit for my family. I love saving money, the thrill of the hunt and it doesn’t hurt that it doesn’t hurt the earth either. I have gotten to the point where I… Read More »16 Things to Look for Used Before You Buy New

“Just One Shirt” (A Journey from Soil to Shop)

All our clothes have a past. Though they were bought under a sign that reads “Brand New!”, or in a style that the fashion magazines says is “The Newest Style”, the clothes that sit in our closets began their journey far away, and looking very different. The clothing stores and fashion websites don’t tell you much about the journey. The label tells you the country of origin, but does it tell you about factory in… Read More »“Just One Shirt” (A Journey from Soil to Shop)