October 2, 2015

31 Days of Socially Conscious Weddings

Just wanted to highlight a series you might want to take in if you are planning a wedding.  This series will delve into how to plan a wedding that is both wonderful, AND ethical.   

September 18, 2015

Fall Fun Freebies and Discounts

US Family Guide Halloween
Fall is a great time for fairs, festivals and other attractions.  Below you'll find a  list of discounts, coupons and freebies for savings nationwide for events like corn mazes, pumpkin patches, Halloween festivities and other family friendly fall fun, organized by state.

Tolmachoff Farms - Glendale
Mortimer Farms - Dewey
Rocker 7 Farm Patch - Buckeye

Pirates Dinner Adventure - Vampirates - Buena vista
Gilroy Gardens - Gilroy
California's Great America - Santa Clara
Big Horse Corn Maze Festival - Temecula

ColoradoKids.com Annual Halloween Guide
Anderson Farms - Erie
Fritzler Maze - La Salle
Mile High Farms - Bennett
Wishing Star Farm - Calhan
Harvest Farm - Wellington
Cottonwood Farms - Boulder
Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch - Longmont
Elitch Gardens Theme Park - Fright Fest - Denver
Denver Zoo - Boo at The Zoo - Denver
Children's Museum of Denver - Trick or Treat Street - Denver
Scott's Yankee Farmer - East Lyme

The Little Farm - Goulds
Lowry Park Zoo - ZOOBOO Kids! - Tampa

Siegel's Cottonwood Farm - Lockport

Amazing Fall Fun - Waterloo
Shipshewana Corn Maze - Shipshewana

Maryland/DCGreat Country Farms - Bluemont
Ripley's Believe It or Not! - Batimore

Bavarian Inn Lodge - Frankenmuth

Beggs Family Farm - Sikeston
Carolyn's Country Cousins - Liberty Corn Maze
Legoland Discovery Center - Brick or Treat - Kansas City

Applestem, Inc. - Vaughn

New Jersey
iPlay America - Freehold

New Mexico
La Union Maze - La Union

Blooms and Berries - Loveland
Beriswill Farms - Valley City

Rhode Island
Confreda Greenhouses & Farms - Hope (Western Cranston)

South Carolina
Hollywild Animal Park - Wellford

Oakes Farm - Corryton
Shuckle's Corn Maze - Hendersonville

Devine Acres Farm - Devine
Fiesta Farm - San Antonio
Barton Hill Farms - Bastrop
Lone Star Family Farm - Stephenville
LEGOLAND Discovery Center - Brick or Treat - Grapevine

Hee Haw Farms - Pleasant Grove
This Is The Place Heritage Park - Salt Lake City

Gaines Farm - Guilford

Great Country Farms - Bluemont

September 5, 2015

Peachy Blue Charity

I'm so proud that this treasury was one of the winners of the monthly treasury contast at the Caring Hearts Team for July.  This isn't the exact treasury that won...5 of the items in it have already sold  (which makes me happy because ALL OF THE ITEMS in this treasury support charity). 

Womens Flower Garden and Paisley Apron, Teal Organza Ruffle Apron with Handmade Flower Accent, 100% Proceeds to Womens Charity in Mexico
Canvas Painting - Birds Flying Through Pastel Colours (Fundraising Item for Charity)
African paper bead chevron necklace in teal. Made using recycled paper. Sales fight poverty in Uganda.
Blue and White Jersey Knit Headband
Paper bead layered bridesmaids necklace in teal. Custom colors available. Sales fight poverty in Africa
Acrylic faceted earrings, saucer beads, genuine turquoise, wood saucers, wood copper disks, modern, chic, watermelon, summer:Watermelon Ears
Set of 3 trendy stacking bangles. Bohemian, tribal stacking bracelets.
FLOR DE LOTO Linen Petal Pants / Trousers / Wide Leg / Palazzo in Coral, Khaki, Blue, White, Black, Ivory, or Orange - Small, Medium, Large
It Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done // Nelson Mandela Quote // Watercolor Print // 3 Sizes Available // Charitable Donation
Colorful funky striped fabric bracelet "Be Odd, Do Kind" - handmade, hippy happy style, OOAK, cotton
leather key chain, leather key fob, tassel key chain, turquoise key chain, fringe key chain, the 'Do Good'  (all profits donated to charity)
Cat Original Painting Helping Cats In Need

July 30, 2015

Giveaway Linkies

Below are 3 Giveaway Link Ups:  Giveaways 4 Good, Low Entry Giveaway, and a Regular Link-up For Everything Else, collected here, for your easy browsing.  If you want to submit a giveaway, or see theses linkies separately, please do so at the appropriate links below (as rules for submitting are not on this page).


Giveaways For Good
These giveaways help charitable causes, raise awareness, or are fair trade.

Low Entry Giveaways
Giveaways with under 150 entries ending within a week.  Please include end date, and number of entried when posted. 

All Other Giveaways

July 8, 2015

A Charitable Wedding

The following wedding items are either fair trade, or support charity, or both.
Swarovski Crystal and Lace Dew Drop 38" Fingertip Veil, Custom MadeEmerald Green Chrome Diopside Recycled Sterling Silver Ring - Children's Charities - May Birthstone - Canine's For KidsOrigami Rose Wrist Corsage and Boutonniere Savings Set - Prom/Wedding Design 2 - Donate to Charity!
Semi-Custom Personalized Wedding Cake Toppers Bride/Groom Wedding Decor The Original Peg Dolls - Fair Trade Wooden DollsCelia Grace Silk Flower Rose BeltSilver geometric shaped fairtrade wedding rings with rose cut diamonds
Free Standing Lace Love Goodie BagPlumeria Flower Silk Accessory- use as hair clip, fascinator, veil, head band, belt, ring bearer pillow, corsage, bustle accent, cake topperSterling Silver Crystal Quartz Stud Post Earrings -- 8mm Semi Precious Gemstones •35•
Minimalist 14k Gold// dainty Pearl beaded//June birthday gem stone birthstone bar necklace: The Celebration Collection/charity/pearlsRecycled Stunning Handmade Fair Trade Indian Sari Bunting - Multi ColouredMen's Bow Tie: Fair Trade Silk Wedding and Special Occasion Accessory
EXTRA DISCOUNT SAMPLE - size 4, 10, 12 - Silk A-line sweetheart Silk Fair Trade and Eco Wedding Dress with strapsEastern Wisdom Origami Wishing StarsLetterpress Thank You Card; Handmade Paper; Stationery; Greeting Card; Pack of Two

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May 11, 2015

Etsy Shop Items Helping Nepal

Proceeds from the following items go to help Nepal.

Of course, the best way to help any cause is usually to donate directly (here's a list of trusted charities helping Nepal), if you are shopping for gifts already, these beautiful gifts are a great way to help at the same time!
Glass Bead Roll On Bracelet Handmade In Nepal (100% of Proceeds to Earthquake Relief)
Hope For Nepal T-Shirt PREORDER
Charity -All profits to go towards Affected by the Earthquake in Nepal "Pashmina Shawl"
Swayambhunath Monastery Temple-Kathmandu
NEPAL Disaster Relief Item - Circadian Agate Wire Wrapped Talisman Pendant - No Coupon Codes / Fall Chai Tea Autumn Colors
Sundaredala clouds
Nepal Aid Item, Nepali style silver petal necklace, proceeds go to Earthquake relief for Nepal, Red Cross donation
Charity -All profits to go towards Affected by the Earthquake in Nepal "Pashmina Shawl"
Flour Sack Dish Towel      SPECIAL!   Nepal Earthquake Relief
Pray For Nepal Charity T-Shirt
Sundaredala rice fields
Charity -All profits to go towards Affected by the Earthquake in Nepal "pendant"
Charity -All profits to go towards Affected by the Earthquake in Nepal "Pashmina Shawl"
100% TO CHARITY - Vintage Nepal / Tibet Elephant Brooch - pin with inlaid coral and turquoise glass -Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund
Messes Matter Print - NEPALI RELIEF PRINT - Sleeping at Last Lyrics