A Thrifty Earth Day

Inspired by my laziness and Mary from Style That Moves, I wanted to share some of my favorite thrifted pieces in honor of Earth Day. Thrifting is one of the best things for the environment when it comes to shopping. You reduce the amount of new goods purchased, reuse older pieces, and can recycle (or upcycle) different pieces or fabrics. From reverse chronological order…

Sunflower Blazer: Do we even need to discuss why I love this blazer?

Election: I’m pretty sure I bought this silk button-down for $7.

Brights with Black: This black print dress is perfect for every season and business casual workplaces.

Truffula Trees Are What Everyone Needs: This silk pencil skirt is part of a suit. Total cost: $12.

Whomp Whomp Wedges: This floral dress is everything for the summer months.

Gardenia: This Caribbean Joe bag is my go-to for work during the summer. Bonus points for the hand-me-down skirt?

Eat (Cheese)cake: I love my polo dress for rainy days – it’s perfect for layering.

Besides thrifting, how else are you Earth-friendly when shoppping? My other tip: canvas shopping bags. Say no to plastic, y’all.

~ Sarah

“All You Own is Earth”

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I hope everyone had a pleasant Earth Day, and at least remembered to do their recycling! I don’t have a heavy-duty post planned for today, but I just wanted to share this comprehensive article from CF on the harmful effects of bottled water. It’s also worth watching this video on bottled water from the “Story of Stuff” people.

While not everyone may prioritize their sustainability efforts, I think eliminating water bottles is as an easy change that most of us can make. What do you think? Do you use reusable water bottles?

☀ Sarah

Link Love

Hope everyone had a relaxing weekend! Enjoy this week’s links! ♥

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Yesterday, the fourth season of Mad Men premiered and I finally broke down and started watching the show. This video taught me everything I needed to know about Mad Men in less than five minutes. Did anyone else watch last night?

Are romantic comedies ruining relationships? The Daily Mail says yes.

College Fashion tells us why you should borrow clothing from your mom. I know I do!

Tips on what to pack for a summer getaway! I’ll definitely be using Michelle’s tips soon.

A great profile on my favorite pitcher, Josh Johnson. Strasburg who? And yes, I just had to throw in one sports story.

Video Love

This great video discusses the ill environmental effects of plastic water bottles. Take this as another reminder to invest in a reusable water bottle and filter.

I recently rediscovered Mandy Moore’s cover of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”. Mandy’s version is beautiful and melancholy- definitely worth a listen.

On a completely unrelated note, some girls from South Florida have made a hilarious spoof of Katy Perry’s “California Gurls”.

I know, this week’s link are all over the place! Do you have any links to share?

~ Sarah