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Amazon Echo: Get it with Amazon Smile

June 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Amazon

Within a week of each other I decided to splurge and get me a Roomba and an Amazon Echo. I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords. Back in the day you needed a team of Gatsby-esque servants to wait on you hand and foot. Now, I have a robot to sweep up after me, and […]

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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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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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Stand Up to Cancer Necklace

April 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Amazon, Cancer

You’ve probably seen celebrities and sports stars talking about Stand Up To Cancer, a new initiative created to accelerate groundbreaking cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. Now, you can show your support with this “Stand up to Cancer” Silver Arrow Charm Necklace. It’s a beautiful necklace with a […]

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Loukoumi's Celebrity Cookbook with Great Kid's Recipes

April 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Amazon

Loukoumi was a little lamb who was supposed to go to America with her family but ends up on the wrong plane, the wrong train, and the wrong boat (I feel for you, Loukoumi). As as result, she ends up having all kinds of adventures in Greece, France, Italy and Morocco. So starts a children’s […]

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