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Refiguring the Holidays with New Traditions

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Refiguring the Holidays with New Traditions

This year, if you cannot be with the ones you love, go all out for the ones who can be with you and at the very least, your zoom calls and photos will be stylish, fun and enlivened with color.

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Something Should Be Stressless

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Something Should Be Stressless

We are excited about our first ever catalog and we hope you are too!  We have create this publication to take the stress out of your holiday shopping. Virginia and I carefully curated our gift boxes and the fabulous presents that are also on our holiday lists.

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Hope Floats - Please Vote on Election Day 2020

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Hope Floats - Please Vote on Election Day 2020

I came across this entry from Heather Cox Richardson and I thought it worth posting on this day, November 3, 2020. 

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Help Bring Beauty and Employment to Millions

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Help Bring Beauty and Employment to Millions

KAZI woven objects are amazing products that are sourced from all natural materials which helps to ensure traceability to the source of the supply chain. The word "kazi" means employment in Swahili.  KAZI the company is at its core a company who believes that everyone, no matter where their location, deserves a right to fair wage and income.  

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Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of our Planet

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Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of our Planet

Yes, yes, yes.....please get out and exercise your constitutional right to vote.  However, I want to discuss something else that affects everyone on our planet and that is the sustainability of our world. 

The United Nations Sustainable Development Plan: a 17 point call to action for every country on our planet whether rich, poor or middle class. You don't have to be a Republican, Democrat or Independent to support these goals - you just have to care about humanity.

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