The story of the gold standard (and paper money) begins with ancient goldsmiths, who we may think of as the original bankers. During a time when precious metals were used in everyday economic exchange, people would store any gold they didn’t need at the moment with the goldsmith, who, in turn, would issue the clients a paper receipt indicating the amount of gold they had in storage.
Planning a proposal can make even the coolest of us sweat. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve known your beloved or even if you think you know exactly how he or she will respond, you’re probably feeling a bit of pressure to make the event incredibly special.
We've handpicked some of the most inspiring, informative, and aesthetically pleasing eco-friendly blogs. While each has it's own distinct style, there's a common thread among them all: There are simply too many neat ways to be eco-friendly not to adopt and embrace the sustainability movement. Now, please indulge in some guilt-free blog hopping!