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All Natural Deodorant, First Aid Cream, and Lip Balm from Green Goo

July 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Children's Charities, Developing Areas, St. Jude's, Veterans and Military, World Vision

For some reason, I am really, really allergic to just about everything you put on your skin. I can’t use lotion, insect repellent, underarm deodorant, or sunscreen without really bad allergic reactions. As a result, during the summer while everyone else is at the beach, in the woods, or playing summer sports, I’m usually cowering under […]

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A FitBit for the Kids…Sort of

March 10th, 2016 · No Comments · UNICEF, World Hunger

It’s not hard to see that one of the hottest gifts this year is going to be wearable electronics for the purpose of tracking your fitness and exercise. For years, of course, people carried around pedometers to track their steps. The advent of smartphones changed all that. Suddenly, you could do more than just see how […]

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Automatic Air Freshener for the Holidays from Air Wick

December 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Habitat for Humanity, Poverty

When the holidays come around most people are good about getting their house ready for guests. The house is cleaned from top to bottom so it looks nice. You put some nice Christmas music on for your guests so it sounds great. And of course, you pour your time into cooking a fantastic holiday meal […]

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The Give Back Box – A Convenient Way to Donate by Mail

April 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Goodwill Industries

Well, April 15 has come and gone. One thing that Uncle Sam lets us do is to write-off donations to charity. Now I’ll start this post off by the usual disclaimers that I’m not a tax expert and you need to consult your tax advisor on any of this stuff. That said, one thing I’ve […]

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The Best Radio to Have When the Power Goes Out – Eton’s FRX3

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments · American Red Cross

A few years ago during Hurricane Sandy, all of the power on Long Island went out for weeks. Now I thought I had been prepared, and had about 30 AA batteries charged, thinking that would be enough to allow me to charge my phone, power on a radio, and power my flashlights. All the batteries […]

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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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World Vision Gift Catalog and Thoughts on Giving

December 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment · World Vision

Young men in our society often get a bad rap, and sadly, there’s a reason for this. The young punks who go around committing crimes, assaulting people, bullying people, acting out in self-centered and selfish ways, and being general nuisances and burdens to society are the ones we and the news media notice. But a […]

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Get reward points for things you do every day

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · American Red Cross, Ronald McDonald House

If you list out things that you do every day, there are bound to be a couple things on the list: Watch TV Use a search engine What would you say if I told you that you could earn actual money by doing these things, and that this money could be donated to great charities? […]

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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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Getting an iPhone 5s? Give a little more to (PRODUCT) RED

September 20th, 2013 · No Comments · (PRODUCT) Red, Apple

If you’re an Apple fan, you probably know by now that the new iPhone 5s launches today! I’ve been stuck with my 4s for years, so I’m one of those who jumped at the chance to upgrade. The iPhone 5s comes in three gorgeous colors: “Space Grey” (their fancy word for “black”), Silver, and Gold. […]

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