Monthly Archives: April 2014

Side-by-Side: Seven Hopes United vs Tommy Bahama

If the livin’ is easy in the summertime, let’s pick out some easy fair trade products to go along with it! How about a fair trade/department store swap today? We’ll do a side-by-side comparison of Seven Hopes products vs one of my fave summer stores, Tommy Bahama! Here we’ve got very similar: –Aprons –Handbags –Earrings –Bracelets […]

Festival Fashion, Fair Trade Style!

Festival season is officially upon us. And if you’re one of the people who feverishly stalks Coachella fashion every year, I have good news for you. Coachella might be over after this weekend, but festival season is just beginning! (And if “festival season” to you is no more than ogling People.com after each outdoor concert to check […]

Fair Trade Easter Basket : 5 Ideas

Easter is just around the corner, and I wanted to share some ideas on creating the sweetest Fair Trade Easter basket for your little ones. You can find some of these items right here at www.sevenhopesunited.com, and we’ve provided links for the others. 5 Ideas for a Fair Trade Easter 1. Start out with one of […]

Friday Favorites {Doing Good Edition}

How did your work week go, friends? Hopefully you were able to stash the sweatpants and snuggle up in some breezy Punjammie Loungers instead–the perfect comfy, lightweight pants to take you into Spring. Whether your weekend will include lounging in jammies or fun outings in the sunshine, let’s start it off right with a  “doing good” […]

Wal-Mart, Living Wages, and Food Stamps

Several years ago my husband and I chose to no longer shop at Wal-Mart because of the unfair and unethical labor practices of many of their producers overseas; sometimes paying their sweatshop workers mere pennies a day to work in monotonous, unsafe working conditions. It is not a secret that many of these sweatshops are […]