No Bark Collars, Do They Really Work?

No Bark Collars, Do They Really Work?


I’m a proud dog mother to two fur babies, Toby & Theo. Since moving into my apartment, Toby has been consistently barking at night for no apparent reason. He’s woken me up multiple times in the middle of the night and has caused Theo to start barking as well. I live in a small apartment complex with some students and young professionals and I don’t feel comfortable bothering my neighbor’s sleeping schedules. I tried addressing the problem with treats and basic training, but no luck. So I purchased the No Bark Collar from My Love, My Pet to see if it would really work.

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Cyber Weekend Sales You Should Check Out

I don’t support the traditional Black Friday mayhem. However, I do support small shops, green [i.e. non-toxic & natural] beauty companies and ethical, sustainable companies that are having sales this cyber weekend. I would like to share their sales in the efforts of giving them more exposure to the traditional Black Friday shopper. Shop more consciously through these already amazing companies and get rewarded with a discount and/or free shipping. Perhaps these stores will become your favorites year round.

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Ethical Fashion: Is This Accessible To Everyone?

It’s no secret that rules & policies have to be bent to give you, the consumer, those cheap prices you find at fashion retailers like Forever 21 and H&M. But what does that mean? Well it can be one or a combination of the following: Someone is not getting paid enough. Working conditions are below standard. Non-sustainable material is being used. Ownership of textiles or designs are not being credited. And the list goes on. Unfortunately, when you don’t grow up with a lot of money, as I did, this is not the first thought that comes to mind when making a purchase at the mall. Discovering ethical fashion has given me the language and perspective to analyze my experience with fashion.

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Living Minimal: It’s Official

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Moving is packing your belongings and taking them with you to a new place. I had my own run-in with moving this past January when I returned to campus. It quickly became obvious that the amount of items my partner and I owned was a little overwhelming. I remember thinking it would be easier if I could just select my keepsakes, some favorite outfits and be done with mess. As you can imagine, this never happened. The fear of letting go can be so inhibiting. So my partner, massive boxes and I moved into our little studio.

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