Ethical Gifts for the Hard-To-Shop-For's

THIS GIFT LIST HAS BEEN CURATED For those hard-to-shop-for folks on your list: grandmas and grandpas, parents, teachers, work friends, etc. PRODUCTS THAT I'M AN AFFILIATE FOR ARE NOTED WITH AN ASTERISK! 

Lysa Bracelet 

Available at Tuli 

This simple but lovely bracelet is the perfect choice if you need a "$10 or under" gift for one of those work holiday parties. 

Tribal Tote

Available at Same Thread 

Everyone can always use a great tote bag! This ethically made one from Same Thread features a gorgeous hand-woven textile and is only $20! 



Elisa Gloves 

Available via Greenola

These beautiful textured gloves are classic and neutral and should satisfy even the most picky lady on your gift list. Use code THISISGOOD for 30% off over Thanksgiving weekend. 


$30.00 for a set of three
Available at JOYN

These pretty Lanyards, made from scraps of hand-block-printed fabric by JOYN's fair wage workshop in India are a great gift idea for teachers. Perfect for holding ID badges or keys. Plus, if you need to by gifts for multiple teachers this year this multi-pack keeps costs down at just $10.00 each! 

My Life Story- So Far

Available at Uncommon Goods

This cloth bound journal is made in the USA and would be the perfect gift for grandparents! They'll be able to gift it back to the kids or grandkids after it's completed, filled with funny stories and precious memories. 

Spruce Candle

Available at True Ethic

Everyone loves a good candle! This one smells like Christmas and is made in the USA from soy wax. True Ethic is offering free Shipping through the end of November. 

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Tech Lovers' Bathtime Stand 

Available at Purse & Clutch*

Handmade in Burkina Faso, this stand is perfect for reading books on your kindle in the tub, or even propping your phone up on your kitchen counter to keep pinterest recipes handy. 

Ornament Set 

Available at JustOne

These Paper Bead Star Christmas Ornaments are made by hand by former child soldiers in Uganda. These red and light peach combination makes a cheery gift for anyone on your list - or for your own tree! 

Fabric Map Banner 

Available at A Beautiful Refuge

This banner is handmade from repurposed fabric and eco-friendly inks at The A Beautiful Refuge workshop in Tagaytay, Philippines! Unlike most ethical companies, when you buy a tee from ABR 100% of the money you pay for your tee goes directly to the workers who made it. 

Felted Plant Holder 

Available at American Nomad

Buy this hand-felted planter (made in Italy using all natural wool and dyes), stick a pretty houseplant or succulent in it, and voila! A gift that's sustainable and useful.