I am looking to feature stores/products/companies that do something “good” – maybe they contribute to a specific cause, or it is a company that does not test on animals, or it is good for the environment, or something like that. That is the goal of this – as well as entertaining you! I like to be entertained too so I will do what I can to make that happen!
Friday, February 3, 2012
Greenheart - with discount code!!
How was your week?
Mine was brutal!
So much so that today I decided to take up a knitting lesson
Okay, before you get all huffy that I should be using
company time wisely, blah, blah, blah on me – I need you to understand that I
just worked 25-ish hours in 2 days, took lunch at my desk all week (usually
while working), and had my work done for the day.
So there. :0)
I am working on knitting an infinity scarf. It is coming along and I
am finally getting a rhythm down with it, but I’m sure that will come with
I was definitely being laughed at by 2 ladies who were
working with me though – yes, it took 2 people to help me get this going.
It sure doesn’t look that hard when they knit!
My mom has always been crafty – like since I can remember.
She had knitted each of us a blanket when we were young. Mine was pink and
white. And unfortunately I don’t think I have it, but I would love to be wrong
She has also done a lot of cross-stitching over the years.
My all-time favorite project of hers has to be the Christmas
stockings that she made for us. The detail and amount of work that she put into
making all of those tiny stitches is amazing.
One of the last projects that she has completed was a baby
blanket for my new nephew. Here it is:
“What if you could
change the world by shopping? Greenheart believes consumers have the power to
affect positive World change by supporting sustainable and fair business
practices in their purchasing choices.”
Chicago’s premier eco-fair trade non-profit shop, carrying both fair trade and
eco friendly products.” They have a
wide variety of products including items for the home, kitchen, clothing, toys,
Want to hear something great?!
Greenheart was nice enough to offer the Shop Good – Do Good
readers a discount code for 20% off of your purchases through February 20th,
2012. To get your discount just enter ShopGoodDoGood
the guiding principles of "Fair Trade". Fair Trade supports
sustainable community development by ensuring that the artisans making the
products are paid fair living wages. "Eco" signifies that our
products are made using the most sustainable materials and methods whenever
possible. At Greenheart, we are both "Fair to producers, and good to the
This is a place that really has such a wide selection of things that I have a difficult time doing it justice so please, please go to their site to see everything they have. It's a great place to look for gifts for any occasion.