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Short-Term Diet or Long-Term Lifestyle Change?

Being a mindful and conscious consumer can be hard sometimes. There are incredible, affordable options out there for everything from shampoo to t-shirts that align with my beliefs (ethically made, useful, non-toxic) but I sometimes find myself lusting after gorgeous brand-name grocery items/purses/lipsticks/yoga pants. I might get pretty far down the road towards purchase or consumption before I “catch” myself and am reminded think more … Continue reading Short-Term Diet or Long-Term Lifestyle Change?

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2013 Gift Guide: High-end

When you make a commitment to live mindfully and shop with quality, longevity and multi-function in mind, sometimes the cost can (rightfully) creep up there. If your budget allows, gifting one of these incredible items is sure to make the recipient ecstatic. We all may have different definitions of “luxury” (I even have different opinions depending on the situation), but here are my current ideas … Continue reading 2013 Gift Guide: High-end

Welcome to “Meredith Tested”

Remember when you went to the store and the best stuff was right there at eye level and there was only one choice – the best one? Yeah, me neither. Welcome to “Meredith Tested,” a blog dedicated to testing out different products, (or foods, drinks, shirts, socks, websites, podcasts, you get the idea) to find the best of the best. If you’re like me and … Continue reading Welcome to “Meredith Tested”