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Adventure? Pick Me!

May 9, 2016

Sometimes just taking yourself to a different place and choosing the word Adventure can lead to amazing discoveries and re-discoveries too … like the word conversation.

Have you noticed a little radio silence from me lately – maybe not ;) If you're one who gives yourself permission to leave The Grid – well done! It more often just sneaks up on me and I find it's a while since .... So here we are, after 'a while' and I'm excited!

Recently I ventured over to Ohio for an event – Excellent host, superb venue and the chance to gather a tribe of us looking for direction. And we found it – through conversation and story – but I'd no idea how varied and vital those adventuresome conversations would be.


Shubho Noboborsho!

April 13, 2016

... what? What did you just say Jackie? I wished you all Happy New Year! Yeah, it's April ... move on girl!

Well that's likely the response from anyone with no Bengali blood in their veins - because April 14th is THE biggest event on the Bengali calendar in Bangladesh. The first day of the Bengali New Year:

Independence is a quality we all cherish; freedom to simply 'be'. Today - March 26th in 1971 - the people of East Pakistan defiantly declared their independence from rulers West Pakistan. Nine months of horrific war then followed before the nation of Bangladesh was born. The desire for independence...

By Special Request - read 'a hefty nudge' by my buddy Cindy ;) this post will help you find the best and brightest Fair Trade Easter chocolate goodies around - specifically in the USA!


Why USA?

Because in Europe and Australia you've...

‘Home is where the heart is!’ – It’s a truism that brings a smile no matter where in the world we are, and it’s something that carries a huge meaning for those of us committed to Fair Trade.

Why? Because we also think about the ‘Hearts within our Homes’



Hearts Within Our Homes

What does that mean? Well, take for example Halima and the other young women mentioned here. If her hands and heart have gone into making a beautiful jute product you...

Switch to Jute

March 7, 2016


We, the amazing artisans of Bangladesh, take jute - a naturally strong, locally grown fibre - and get creative!


In our skilled hands this impressive material is transformed into eco-friendly fashion goods, home décor and more.


Join the movement, SWITCH to JUTE and change the world with us today!



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