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AmazonSmile: Giving Back to Charity with Amazon Purchases

June 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Amazon

As we’ve alluded to before, AmazonSmile is a generous charitable program run by Amazon where 0.5% of your Amazon purchases go to a charitable organization that you choose. Here’s how it works. First, when you start shopping, instead of going to www.amazon.com, go to smile.amazon.com. From that page you can search for the charity you wish to […]

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Solar-Powered Flashlight from THRIVE Solar Lanterns

May 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Amazon

Late breaking news: THRIVE Solar Lanterns is raising funds through IndieGoGo to help victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal. You can help by going here. https://life.indiegogo.com/fundraisers/thrive-solar-lanterns-for-nepal Please spread the word! And read more about this amazing organization below. As a wanna-be comedian growing up, I once came up with a little routine where I’d […]

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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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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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Feed USA – Great new products are out of the Bag! #FEEDUSA

June 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Target, UN World Food Programme

Back in 2007, one of the most popular posts on this blog was our introduction to FEED USA, where Lauren Bush helped introduce a simple reusable cloth shopping bag made of burlap, the same kind of material the UN used to deliver food to children around the world. Nowadays, you see reusable shopping bags all over, […]

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Groupons for Charity

March 9th, 2013 · No Comments · Groupon

I admit, I’m a Groupon junkie. It’s become a habit of mine to check my Groupon email every day, mainly to see what new 50% off deals there are in my hometown restaurants. Something not a lot of people may realize about Groupon is that they have a separate department called Groupon Grassroots that aggregates […]

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Fierce Beauty: Photos of Lions and Tigers and other Wild Cats

January 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Amazon, Animal Causes

Here’s a fantastic book to consider for a holiday gift. It’s Fierce Beauty: Preserving the World of Wild Cats. This is a book that celebrates the beauty, power, and grace of the tigers, leopards, lions, ocelots, and other wild cats that inhabit the Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This facility […]

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Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags that Fight Puppy Mills

June 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Amazon, Animal Causes

Here’s a deal worth making a stink about (sorry). Available on Amazon are 700 Poop Bag Shop (TM) Biodegradable Dog Waste Bags for $19.99 by a company appropriately called “Poop Bag Shop”. That’s enough to last for almost a whole year. No more scrounging around for plastic garbage bags. The bags come in blue or black colors […]

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An Amazing Little Pet Dinosaur

May 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Amazon, Conservation

That little guy you see to your left is Senario Little Inu. He’s an amazing little electronic dinosaur that weighs about 2 pounds and is about the size of a little dog (16 inches x 5.5 inches x 6.5 inches). The dinosaur does everything a pet should do. He makes noises, blinks, moves, cries, sleeps, eabts, plays, […]

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Cookies for Kids: A Great Cookie Cookbook

May 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Amazon, Children's Charities

Cookies for Kids Cancer: Best Bake Sale Cookbook is a new cookbook by Gretchen Holt-Witt. In 2007, Gretchen Holt-Witt’s son was battling pediatric cancer, the #1 disease killer of kids in the United States. She set the incredible goal of baking 96,000 cookies during the holidays that year for the purpose of funding research against […]

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