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Purposefully Closing Our Doors

by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 0 comment(s)

The end of 2009 brought me a vision of entrepreneurship that I never had imagined. And with the realization of the vision, brought gifts, too many to count. It seemed strange and I was embarrassed to tell people that I wanted to start my own web based business with no retail experience whatsoever. Coupling that with trying to explain human trafficking, fair trade and purposeful shopping led more glances like I was some kind of alien than I wanted to count, but, I was okay with talking about the...

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The App That Will Change the Way You Shop.

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 0 comment(s)

A significant part of fighting human trafficking is making educated decisions as you make purchases. To make those decisions more informed, there's an app! While the icon image (or the name, for that matter) is not uplifting in the least, the information inside is power. Let me show you.When you click on the app (Sweat & Toil) you are brought to this screen. Here you can choose how you look at products. You can look by country, by the good type or by the type of exploitation (child labor,...

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Bath and Body Sale!

by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | 0 comment(s)

Our second gift of our birthday week to you is 30% of all bath and body items!That means that our fabulous organic products, brought to you by the women of Thistle Farms, are available for a major discounted rate!Don't miss this opportunity to order your "luxury in a bottle". And support our beautiful artisans at Thistle Farms.*Sale applicable 1/10/17 only. Use coupon code "dfcbirthday". ...

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Reflecting Beauty

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

The past couple of years have brought about a cultural revolution, if you will, to my life, prompted by 2 significant events.1. We brought our son home from Haiti. It wasn't his arrival, his "different from ours heritage", that prompted the change to begin. It was the diagnosis he carried with him, and my response to that, that created such a change from cultural expectations in our home. We had to learn to do things opposite from what we thought, opposite from what others thought, at times.2....

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