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October 1, 2019

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Hello October! Fall has come!  October’s Birthstone is Opal & Tourmaline – “The Rainbow Stone(s)” Bring Times of Change Opal & Tourmaline both have the unique properties to show a spectrum of colors in one gem. Tourmaline can be solid, or a literal rainbow of color; from green, pink and gold, to red and yellow. […]

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October Birthstone – Opal & Tourmaline

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Welcome back to the Conscious Consumerism intro series! We’re a little late with this one, but today we present to you: Conscious Consumerism, Part 5 – Sustainable Directory by Lore and Lotus Founder, Jackie Brink Throughout this series we’ve introduced the sate of the world, mentioned some areas for concern, brought up a few steps […]

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Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series – Part 5 Sustainable Directory

Welcome back to the Conscious Consumerism intro series! Today, we present to you: Conscious Consumerism, Part 4 – Slow & Sustainable Fashion Solutions by Guest Blogger, Melody Duarte   In the last blog Jackie talked about how fast fashion is turning our earth into a wasteland (that of course among the many other pollutant and […]

Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series – Part 4 Slow Fashion Solutions

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Welcome back to the Conscious Consumerism intro series! Today, we present to you: Conscious Consumerism, Part 3 – Slow Fashion / Fast Fashion by Lore and Lotus Founder, Jackie Brink We mentioned briefly in Part 1 and 2 that the fashion industry was a cause of our concern of the conscious consumer and in its […]

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Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series – Part 3 Slow vs. Fast Fashion

Welcome back to the Conscious Consumerism intro series! Today, we present to you: Conscious Consumerism, Part 2 – Waste by Lore and Lotus Founder Jackie Brink   Alright, grab yourself a wine (or tea), and get comfy, because this is gona be a fairly long read. In Part 1, Guest Blogger Melody Duarte briefly introduced […]

Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series – Part 2 Waste

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Hello lovely readers! Welcome to the first post from Lore and Lotus (that wasn’t birthstone lore) in quite a while!  Thank you so much for perusing on over to our Journal. Today, we’re going to start our very first mini educational series: Conscious Consumerism This series will be published every other Friday, from today, July […]

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Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series