Category Archives: Ethical Shopping

Shred for a Cause helping build Hummingbird House

On Friday 25th September Reddacliffe Place at the top of Queen Street Mall will be transformed into a document shredding destination to help leave a legacy for Queensland children affected by life-limiting conditions. Neil Taylor from Shred Easy said he … Continue reading

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turn your plastic bags into a park bench

I went to my children’s school last week and I learnt something new: you can recycle soft plastics.  Wow – how did I not know this?  And….what is soft plastic I hear you ask? Soft plastics are supermarket shopping bags, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2015 good gift guide – five gifts that give twice

I LOVE a gift that gives twice.  Gifts that in addition to being for your intended recipient, one that also helps someone, a charity, a cause or a social enterprise.  Here is my 2015 Mothers Day gift guide of socially … Continue reading

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retail for Roma – a #bakedrelief Mother’s Day initiative

Over the last two years, #bakedrelief’s Valentine’s Day and Anzac Day campaigns have delivered donations of home made goods directly to over 1,000 farming families. Each parcel, made with love and packed with hand written notes of encouragement, have lifted the spirits … Continue reading

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Brisbane Christmas market for charity – 1pm to 4 pm this Sunday 30th November 2014

If you live in Brisbane and dont have anything to do this Sunday 30th November, then check out the Indulge Designer Markets at Brisabne Montessori School, in support of Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Foundation. The market will have stalls selling designer … Continue reading

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drink coffee, do good, action against homelessness

This Friday 8th August 2014, take action against homeless and buy your Friday coffee from a cafe across Australia participating in CafeSmart 2014 and they’ll donate a $1 from every coffee sold.  To find your local do-gooder cafe, click here. … Continue reading

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The World’s Biggest Garage Sale – yes in Brisbane

I am so privileged to introduce my guest blogger, Yasmin. Yasmin writes her own blog Previvor, and she is one amazing lady.  Yasmin is brave, and she is beautiful. Her passion is helping people and this is what she has planned … Continue reading

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