Archive for May, 2009

Vegan Shopping

Looking for a place to shop for some items to satisfy your health food cravings but you’re too lazy to get off of your butt or maybe too far away from the closest Whole Foods or maybe you’re just an internet nerd like me? Well, Ethical Planet is the place to go for you.

They’ve got everything from delicious vegan snacks to soy candles and recycled paper goods. Check it out! Maybe you’ll find something that you like. I’m gonna order these tonight.

May 18, 2009 at 2:39 pm Leave a comment

Pamela Anderson is a Chicken Lover!

My Bub recently came across this video. Pamela Anderson is leading a campaign against KFC. I don’t blame her. Chickens really have it bad in the factory farming world. If you like eating chicken, you should watch this video. You’ll never eat chicken again. It’s not what’s in the chicken, it’s what they do to them. If you realized exactly what kind of a life these animals live before they reached your plate, you’d realize that it is simply wrong to consume these animals and promote this behavior.

May 15, 2009 at 2:23 pm Leave a comment

Yellow Bird Project

Who doesn’t like giving? Seriously. I love to give gifts. I’m a HUGE fan of seeing the look on people’s faces when I’ve given something that they want/need/didn’t know that they wanted/needed. What’s even better is giving to charity. In the past couple of months I’ve found myself donating to causes that I found needed my support locally. But what about on a broader scale? I have a really neat way for us all to look stylish and also feel good about what we’re spending our money on.

Yellow Bird Project – Here’s an excerpt from their website:

Yellow Bird Project is a Montreal-based, non-profit initiative. We collaborate with musicians in designing a T-shirt, we print and sell them on our website, and all of the money we make goes to charity. Which charity? Each of the artists gets to choose their own. We have three fundamental aims:

1) To make money for charities directly through T-shirt sales.

2) To raise awareness for charity organizations through artists’ endorsement.

3) To raise the profile of the artists we like.

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AND, it doesn’t help that they have some AWESOME teeshirt designs, some of them from my favourite musical artists. Here are some examples of the shirts they have available:
My Brightest Diamond – Road Recovery Charity


The Shins – Nature Conservancy


Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Art for Change


Rilo Kiley – Free Arts for Abused Children


May 13, 2009 at 12:22 pm Leave a comment

Green Tees

I will honestly and proudly say that I have jumped on the bandwagon. Which one? The green one that runs on happiness and eco-friendly living. I’m trying to apply these prcincipals to every part of my life, paying attention to what I eat, what I buy and what I wear. I recently got a 100% Organic Cotton from my Bub that featured a design by Gavin Rosdale from Bush. It’s beautiful and it says “Preserve the Earth” and super soft to boot. I strongly suggest that everyone gets at least one of these tees. You’ll fall in love instantly. The fabric is soft and light and wonderful, plus, you can feel good about the impact you’re leaving on the planet by buying a tee shirt made from pesticide-free cotton.

Why is it important that we support pesticide free cotton? Cotton is America’s #1 crop, which means that it’s also the #1 pesticide hog. When we decide to support the organic way of growing this crop, we’re preserving this Earth that it grows on and protecting our water supply and the health of the land.

Here are some great sources for Eco-Friendly Fashions:
Threads for Thought
Etsy – Organic Cotton Clothing
American Apparel
White Apricot
Greenloop Clothing

May 10, 2009 at 12:22 pm 2 comments