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Hey, look what we did!

Hey, look what we did!

When I started this project in April last year, I wasn't sure what to expect. I want to do some serious good with this business, and I know we'll get there - but to have something to actually give after just 8 months is pretty encouraging!

The goal was to have something, anything, to donate to the local and international charities I chose for 2015: The Friends of the Ecological Schoolyard Fund for Clara Barton Elementary School and UNICEF. 10% of our profit was promised, BUT since most businesses aren't profitable their first year (this one included...apologies to my long suffering husband) I switched that to...

The 2016 Plan

The 2016 Plan

This year is wrapping up, and I'm guessing most of you are taking a minute to think about what worked, what didn't and what you want to make of 2016. Samesies over here! By the way, standing in line at Trader Joes during lunchtime is great way to get in a moment of reflection. It's also a great way to impulse buy jelly beans but we're talking about reflection here.

Change. 2015 was a year of change for me - and I'm happy to report - some growth and a little progress! Part of this wrap up I'm doing is diving into an excel spreadsheet my math whiz of a baby sister created for me and tallying up what I get to donate at the end of the month! The shop sells lots of products that do good work (fair trade cooperatives, underemployed women, musicians in New Orleans) but I also committed to donating 10% of my profits to the Ecological Playground at Clara Barton School and Unicef in 2015. With your support in shopping for good and those beautiful PLAY bracelets we have actual some...

December 09, 2015 by Sarah McEwan