Conscious Gifting is not just all the rage, it’s the right thing to do…

Yesterday I received a pleasant surprise from Ruelala, one of my favorite “members only” sales sites.  If you haven’t already checked it out I strongly suggest it. It’s a great place for awesome gift ideas and purchases.

So back to the subject of the blog.  Ruelala sent out an email yesterday expressing their grief over the acts of violence in Charleston last week and in a show of solidarity closed all of their boutiques for the rest of the day.  They also designed a special t-shirt whose proceeds will be donated to non-profit organizations that bridge racial divides.  

Simply conscious and simply incredible.

Be Inspired.  I am.



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Because women aren’t the only wizards in the kitchen..


Subscriptions gifts seem to be the way to go this year and Mantry is no different.  However, the offerings found in Mantry’s mailings are a little something for the man in your life who loves too cook, eat, and add to his man’s pantry (get it “mantry”).

Every month your favorite amateur chef receives a package of themed artisan food products – Texas barbecue you say?  The package also includes recipes and stories.

So consider adding to your man’s pantry with Mantry.

Be Inspired.


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Necklaces, Earrings, and Charms Oh My!

So I’ve found myself at quite a few graduations lately and if this blogger had her stuff together the pieces at Dogeared would have been my gifts of choice (suffice it to say I’ve written a lot of checks).



Anyway back to Dogeared. Their pieces are full of dainty and meaningful gifts that are pretty enough to wear everyday but can also dress up a little black dress.  And the median price point of $36 really can’t be beat.


If I haven’t said enough let me share that each gift comes on it’s own message (about being beautiful, strong, etc.).

It’s rare to find gifts that are both beautiful and empowering.  Dogeared manages to be both.

Be Inspired.

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