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Entries Tagged as 'Developing Areas'

Ultra Soft Balm from L’Occitane

February 6th, 2016 · No Comments · Developing Areas, Uncategorized

International Women’s Day is coming March 8, and to commemorate the date L’Occitane has released a limited edition Shea Butter Balm to raise awareness for women’s entrepreneurship worldwide. The balm will sell for $6 and 100% of proceeds will finance NGO projects for women’s leadership in Burkina Faso. You can read more about L’Occitane’s work with Burkina Faso […]

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Stella Artois Buy a Lady a Drink Chalices

January 31st, 2016 · No Comments · Developing Areas

As they did last year, this year Stella Artois is selling Limited Edition Chalices with designs representing a specific country in the developing world. Last year they featured Ethiopia, Honduras, and India. This year, the designs are from Haiti, Kenya, and Peru. Water.org is a non-profit, founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, that helps to bring […]

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Beadworks – Adorable Miniature Animals Made with Beads

November 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Conservation, Developing Areas

See these two little guys shooting the breeze? The elephant to the left and the zebra to the right are actually made up of tiny beads. They both measure about 1.5 inches tall and long and are oh-so-adorable and will look great on a Christmas tree or just as a conversation piece at your desk. This […]

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Beautiful Silk Scarf from World Vision @WorldVisionUSA

November 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Developing Areas, Disaster Relief, Poverty, Uncategorized, World Hunger

I review a lot of charitable gift sites on this blog but invariably every year when this time comes around I always look to World Vision for some of the most impressive, high quality gifts. This year is no exception. The World Vision gift catalog for 2015 recently came out and in it are more than […]

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Wonderbag – Works like a Crock Pot with no Electricity!

February 15th, 2015 · No Comments · Amazon, Developing Areas

I love my Crock Pot. Granted, I lug it out almost as often as I lug out my ice cream maker or Ronco Rotisserie (meaning almost never other than the first two weeks I owned them when I used them constantly). But whenever I do have a slow cooked meal it’s always heavenly. I can’t […]

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Gift Box made of Cinnamon that contains Cinnamon!

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Developing Areas, World Vision

Here’s a fantastic gift for the cook in your life. World Vision has this wonderful round wood box that measures about 3 inches by 3.5 inches. It’s a solid wood box carved out of the bark of the Cassia tree. It’s round and comes with a lid (also made of Cassia bark) that you can pop on and off. […]

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Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines – How You Can Help

November 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Developing Areas

Typhoon Haiyan, which touched down Friday, November 8, is now being called the strongest storm ever to make landfall in history. It battered the Philippines with sustained winds of almost 200 miles an hour. Over 10,000 people are believed to have perished, and over 1.2 million Filipino residents are at risk. In the years I’ve […]

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NOMOS Glashutte Watches that help Doctors Without Borders

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Developing Areas, Doctors Without Borders

This stunning watch is one of two special edition watches released by NOMOS Glashütte to support Doctors Without Borders. The watch comes in two sizes with a diameter of either 33mm or 38mmm, and both watches are limited to a production of only 1,000 watches. NOMOS Glashütte first released a limited edition watch in March […]

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Book Pillow from India

January 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Developing Areas

Last month, we highlighted two great products from Levenger, an iPad sleeve and an iPad stand. Funny thing about the iPad stand; I actually went on vacation to Indonesia and had a chance to lie my head on a Thai pillow that looked just like it in a beach bale on the beaches of Bali. Here’s […]

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Truly Meaningful Gifts for Christmas 2012 at the World Vision Catalog

December 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Developing Areas, Poverty

Well, hopefully by now you’ve finished digesting your Thanksgiving turkey and all the other goodies that you had on Thursday. And hopefully you’ve survived the throngs of shoppers pushing and shoving to get the latest iToys and flashy electronic gizmos. While we’re enjoying all that the season has to offer, one thing that’s always good […]

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