The Holiday Shop

Ethical Holiday Shopping | The Root Collective

So we have talked about TOMS Marketplace and the newly launched and fabulous TO THE MARKET (TTM). Today, I am going to introduce you to another wonderful company doing a lot of good.   I recently got connected with Bethany, founder and chief designer of The Root Collective. Besides being fabulous, she has a heart of gold. We met in person at The Holiday

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THS2014 – The Holiday Shop has online shopping discounts!

I hope as many as are able will come out to the shop on November 8, 2014. But I also keep hearing that people would LOVE an opportunity to shop the event online because they are not local or have conflicting events. Soooo,  I reached out to our amazing vendors and asked if they would be willing to create some discount codes for THS supporters to

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Fall 2014 – Local Abolitionist Events

For those in the DC/Baltimore corridor, there are a number of fantastic and informative events coming up in the next couple of months. If you have ever stared blankly at your Facebook feed or computer screen and wondered “what in the world can I DO about this issue?!” these events will help you push through the overwhelm and formulate your next (doable) steps of

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TAKE BACK BLACK FRIDAY!

…and Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday!  It’s more overwhelming each year. The sheer volume of Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday and now Giving/Fair Tuesday emails and posts are mind boggling. Part of me wants to buck the system and go all BUY NOTHING FROM NOW TILL 2014!!! However, I am a small business owner myself, and have sent out my own

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The Holiday Shop 2013

It is November 2nd today…. that means it is exactly ONE WEEK until THE HOLIDAY SHOP 2013   I am SO excited about this year’s event… We are pleased to have most of the same vendors from the Shop2Free event last year, but have also welcomed about 5 new vendors. If you are anywhere near the DC metro area, you will want to come

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