Impulse Buys and Moral Dilemmas

the leather DILEMMA

An interesting thing happened to me recently, that I’ve been thinking about for a few days. It led me to this question: When does your personal wants trump your ethics? I’ve been a vegetarian for the last 6 years and, as you can tell from my posts, I’ve started to delve deeper into veganism and ethical purchases on the non-consumable front. My makeup is all cruelty free, my toiletries are mostly eco-friendly, and I don’t really purchase or use items made from animals if I’m aware of it.

However, over the last week Disney announced a new Dooney and Bourke bag, inspired by Disney dogs. I didn’t really care for the color originally, but I loved the pattern and styles of bags. But, being a high-ticket item at $250 and knowing that people were waiting hours to get their hands on them, I filed it away as an item that I wanted and didn’t need.

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Things I’m Digging – March 2017

Video killed the blogging star

I know I’ve been vacant from this blog here and there this year. Because I’ve started vlogging and making videos and taking more photos, I’ve kind of let this blog fall to the wayside. I love film and video much more than I do written word and while I wish I was as articulate as I used to be in high school, I’m not. I express myself better in photos and in clips and sounds and smiles rather than in writing nowadays. But that doesn’t mean I want this to become completely obsolete! So for now when I think of something good, here I’ll be.

But make sure you subscribe to my youtube channel if you haven’t already!

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