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6 Benefits of Shopping Locally

6 Benefits of Shopping Locally

As consumers, we constantly look to improve our purchasing decisions and spend our money smartly, in a way that makes a positive difference to our economy. A fail-safe way to do that is to shop local. Shopping locally can bring real benefits for you and your local economy and community and build a positive network of economic activities.     Irish consumers spend more than €5 billion, every year, for products and services sourced outside Ireland.  That spending leaves the country without providing any benefit to our local economy.  According to a recent article in the Irish Times ‘every €100...

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6 Tips for Celebrating St. Valentine’s Day in 2021

6 Tips for Celebrating St. Valentine’s Day in 2021

Even though the options are different due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still create a memorable Valentine's Day with your special someone. It may be might not be possible to enjoy a to eat at a nice restaurant or to a movie.  With a bit of creativity, you can still make it great!

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Sustainability at Foxy and Green Gifts

Sustainability at Foxy and Green Gifts

“the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.” Sir David Attenborough The natural environment and the beauty of the Irish landscape and countryside has inspired generations of local craftspeople.  These hidden crafters have  inspired us, at Foxy & Green, to bring you, our customers, gifts which are sourced, produced and delivered to you in an eco-friendly manner.   We aim to play our part in protecting the Irish countryside so that it  remains a source of inspiration to future generations...

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5 Tips to Consider when Shopping for Eco-Friendly Gifts this Christmas

5 Tips to Consider when Shopping for Eco-Friendly Gifts this Christmas

“No one will protect what they don't care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced!” ― David Attenborough   Everyone loves and appreciates a thoughtful gift at Christmas, especially a gift that also helps you to make a positive difference to the planet.  When you are shopping for that special festive gift why not consider something extra special, that is good for the planet.  There are so many choices out there it can be a challenge to figure out what gifts are truly eco-friendly.  We have compiled some of the keys points to help you to buy that eco-friendly...

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