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Turning the Teenage Tide - Forever twenty-something? Forever Aware.

Turning the Teenage Tide - Forever twenty-something?  Forever Aware.

Coolest thing happened to me this afternoon.  I was going through my normal Wednesday afternoon carpool route, just like any other day.  My fifteen year old daughter emerged from the front of her high school campus with a wave of similarly skinny-jeans-and-cutesie-tee-shirt-wearing teens, piled herself and her backpack into the car, and reached for her phone and the radio (like I mentioned:  15 year old).  She looked particularly nice today, with two french braids framing her pretty brown face and sporting a gray 3/4 sleeve top with navy pinstripes and cute little front pocket and wide neckline detail.  So I told...


The beginning of a dream . . .

The beginning of a dream . . .

My journey to open this little non-profit boutique (Do Good Shop) actually started years ago. Not long after learning more of the hard-to-swallow details about what really goes on in the production of my fashion purchases, I set out on a year long experiment:  removing my shopping dollars from the fashion industry and solely shopping at secondhand stores for my wardrobe. Honestly you guys, it was SO FUN & so freeing (for many reasons!) that I just kept on going!! (With the exception of undies and swimwear, so far. That'll be my next shopping challenge!)  Still to this day. ....