I’m not sure who this quote is by, but it seems to have a Hindu / Urdu meaning and this just makes it even cooler for me.
We blame ourselves for past behaviours, but actually no matter how poorly we behaved, we did it in the moment with little thought of the repercussions. Many of the things we do as humans are often unkind (seriously take a look at the rate we are destroying planet earth) and yet we are also unaware of the how our behaviour both positive and negative can have on others. I once saw a girl in my school and asked if she was ok. I wasn’t particularly worried about her, but she didn’t look herself, it was a thirty second conversation. Several days later I found out through her form tutor that she had opened up about our brief conversation, until I had noticed she…
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My shvester (sister), she is having a birthday very soon. In fact, lucky mishpocheh (family) that we are, we will all be together to celebrate! Amitzvah (blessing)! Let’s look together at some amazing birthday gifts with her in mind.What to choose with so many beautiful things? What do you think of these necklaces (above)? Nu?
Back-to-school is just around the corner, oy vey! Where is the summer going? I think I need some geeky fun gifts for my girls. Up popped a few hundred gizmos, gadgets, and cool gifts. Take a look at these knee socks, for my shana maidels (sweet girls). Stylish, sustainable, and a dab of geekdom (that’s me!).
And soon, as the year comes to an end (what, who’s rushing!), my Mrs. and me, we will celebrate 4 years of wedded bliss (20 years together, but we had to wait for the law to catch up – that’s a whole other story, and yes, thank you, Ruth Bader Ginsberg!). Let’s take a peek at some unique and loving gift ideas. Ooh! look at this!
Hah! My Mrs.,she will love this! The pillow is customizable and even made from cotton and flax.
Should anyone be looking with me in mind, I have created a bissel (little) wish list <3. A girl can dream you know! This baby caught my eye. A lo-tech gift in a hi-tech world!
Shop! Do well and do good! That’s uncommon, yes? Not at UncommonGoods!
At UncommonGoods, you can shop ’til you drop and know that you supported the environment, sustainability, social justice – and you still have a lovely gift to give to someone you love. Happiness all around! #yesmyuncommongoods
*Disclaimer friends: I am collaborating with UncommonGoods on this review for a bisselgelt (a small fee). All images come to you courtesy of the UncommonGoods website. I am sharing my favorite finds with you. Every opinionand you know I am not too shy about sharing my opinionis honest and my very own.