Monthly Archives: May 2014

Fair Trade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Well, Mother’s Day comes every year, doesn’t it? And somehow it always sneaks up on me. Inevitably, I’m scrambling around ordering flowers the day before. Or running to the store to¬†buy ingredients for a special Mother’s Day brunch—except, oops, everyone else had the same idea and they’re fresh out of strawberries, OJ, and eggs. And […]

May Day – International Workers’ Day

Many of us do not know or understand the true origins of May Day – International Workers’ Day. Just over 100 years ago, the working class struggled to gain the 8-hour work day. Working conditions were harsh, and it was common to work 10 to 16 hours a day. For years, many people died and […]