(Read time: less than 1 minute) In our house chocolate is a daily essential, and we each have our favorite go-to brands (my son loves Dove milk chocolate, I love Ghirardelli intense dark - all of them!). Of course, when we can find it (and afford it), we try to buy locally made chocolate. But no one’s perfect. From time to time, even the most strident buy local advocate like myself … Read more about How To Avoid GOP Chocolate This Valentine’s Day
(Read time: less than 1 minute) You’re at the airport with a 40 minute layover and you need something to eat, stat. You run to the fast-food court. You’re hungry. But you know fast-food companies love supporting the GOP, and you don’t want your food choices helping re-elect President Trump. So which fast-food chain should you support? Below are the political affiliations of some of … Read more about Where To Eat At The Food Court When You Don’t Want To Support The GOP
(Read time: 1 minute) I imagine the cosmetic world as a family tree, and a fairly wealthy family at that. The cosmetics industry rakes in an estimated $13 billion annually - a sufficient player in the world of consumerism. There are several parent companies, with many brands under each company. Fortunately, many of the parents are good political actors, making their healthy profit margins … Read more about Cosmetic Brands Are Surprisingly Good!
(Read time = 2 minutes) According to the calendar, spring has sprung. And there are several birthdays that I need to shop for this month. In an effort to be efficient, I decided to try to get all of my gift shopping out of the way at the beginning of the month in hopes of being both organized and free to enjoy all that is spring (more walks, parks, and, if the weather helps out, … Read more about The (Gift) Ide(a)s Of March
The average American spends approximately $800 per year, or $65 per month, on household necessities. And lots of those everyday necessities are made by companies that overwhelmingly support the GOP! In other words, if you start buying different dish soap, toilet paper, and paper towel brands every month, you could help make a significant dent in Donald Trump’s next presidential campaign … Read more about Let’s Wash Our Hands Of The GOP