How To Become a Conscious Consumer || Ask These Questions Before You Buy

The truth is that our economy is built on consumption. Every day we eat, consume media, wear clothing, use electricity and much much more. Since we have to consume to live, we might as well consume our resources in a way that takes into account our impact on the economy, our fellow citizens and the environment.

 

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January 01, 2019 by Booster Apps
Ethical Fashion Jewelry in Canada

Ethical Fashion Jewelry in Canada

More and more people are realizing that buying the cheapest jewelry or clothes that you can find isn’t always the best idea, not only are you compromising on quality, you’re also compromising on human rights. One way to get back to the way things are supposed to be is buying ethical jewelry, but what exactly does this mean? And how do you buy the best ethical fashion jewelry in Canada?
April 26, 2018 by Booster Apps
Ethical Gift Brands and Stores in Canada

Ethical Gift Brands and Stores in Canada

Buying ethical gifts is the new trend of 2018, nobody wants a gift that has had a bad influence on our vulnerable environment. But if you want to purchase an ethical gift then you do need to know where you can find such a gift. That is why which is why I created a list of the best Canadian ethical gift brands where you can purchase ethical gifts.
March 16, 2018 by Jameela Ghann
Mothers Day Gift Ideas Calgary

Mothers Day Gift Ideas Calgary

Mother's Day is closer than you think. If you don't want to be like me last year (hunting down a present the Sunday before), then pay attention.
March 11, 2018 by Jameela Ghann
YWCA Jewelry Making Workshop

YWCA Jewelry Making Workshop

A few weeks ago my mother and I hosted a jewelry making workshop for the women at the YWCA. Here are some photos from the night.
November 16, 2017 by Booster Apps
Jewelry Making Classes in Calgary - Alora Raises Money for HomeFront

Jewelry Making Classes in Calgary - Alora Raises Money for HomeFront

Alora Boutique offered a two-hour workshop teaching the basics of jewellery making in East Village Junction. Participants made one piece of wearable, jewellery for themselves and they learned about tools and materials used in basic jewellery making.
 
The theme was a fusion of science and art. Those who attended were taught about the mechanics of bicycles and created a cool piece of bike chain jewelry (bike chain from Rath Bicycle).
 
The class was free, but we asked participants for a donation to Homefront. Thank you to everyone who came out. Keep reading for few photos of pieces from the day. 

Book your own jewelry making class with girlfriends please contact us by clicking on this sentence. 

September 18, 2017 by Jameela Ghann
Alora Gives Back- How Your Purchase Creates a Meaningful Social Impact

Alora Gives Back- How Your Purchase Creates a Meaningful Social Impact

Alora believes in creating a full circle social impact cycle- let's not just give money, but let's actively help them become bold, confident and independent
June 29, 2017 by Jillian Lam
MLA Leela Aheer Addresses our Attendees - Mother's Day Brunch

MLA Leela Aheer Addresses our Attendees - Mother's Day Brunch

Leela Aheer, MLA for Chestermere-Rocky View, joined us for our Mother's Day brunch event. She has been a small business owner since 1998 and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Music (she is very talented!). She plays the flute and teaches piano and guitar! 

Oh, and she has two boys and speaks many languages! #momgoals

I had met Leela before at an event and she is one of the nicest and most genuine people that are in politics today. Here she is addressing our group!

May 19, 2017 by Jameela Ghann
Mother's Day Gifts That Give Back - Louise Dean - Unlocking Potential

Mother's Day Gifts That Give Back - Louise Dean - Unlocking Potential

Sherry Hiebert-Keck Managing Director, Louise Dean Centre, Catholic Family Service told us a bit about the mission of Louise Dean and Unlocking Potential at our Mother's Day brunch. 

May 17, 2017 by Jameela Ghann
5 Ways to Shop Sustainably - Earth Day Everyday

5 Ways to Shop Sustainably - Earth Day Everyday

In this video we outline how to shop sustainably!
April 22, 2017 by Jameela Ghann