Archive | June, 2009

Bamboo Sunglasses by KAYU

Go Retro with these Earth Friendly Bamboo Sunglasses by KAYU

Summer is officially here and if you’re looking for a fashion statement that screams “I’m green” in retro style, look no further than these Bamboo Sunglasses by KAYU. Handcrafted by artisans, these sunglasses feature oversized lenses framed with bamboo. And for every pair of glasses purchased, KAYU sponsors one sight-restoring surgery in the developing world.

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Grand Canyon Natural Wonder of the World

Seven Natural Wonders of the World to Start Your List of Places to Travel

Thousands of incredible natural wonders are available to travelers all over the world thanks to Mother Nature. Vast canyons, giant mountains and vibrant ocean scenery are found all over the globe. Hopefully you’ll be able to see some of these spectacular sights during your lifetime. And if you’re wondering where to start, try visiting the […]

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Wheatgrass – Nature’s Finest Medicine

The earth is covered with it. Four of the world’s top five crops come from it. Muscular 2,000 lb animals sustain themselves on it and science has found every nutrient in it. Could it be that the planet’s most ubiquitous vegetation is also its finest medicine? One of nature’s best kept secrets may be right […]

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Mother Nature is Close to Las Vegas Strip

Mother Nature is Fascinatingly Close to the Las Vegas Strip

Rugged mountains, red rock canyons and cavernous desert valleys offer the locals of Las Vegas dramatic scenery and dozens of outdoor recreational opportunities. The typical weather temperature makes outdoor activity enormously attractive to all outdoor types all year. Mother Nature can’t be outdone by the lights of the Las Vegas strip, so whether you’re a […]

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Alan Vogel Furniture

Time-Honored Beauty Found in Reclaimed Antique Fir Furnishings by Alan Vogel Furniture

It may be traditional, but it certainly isn’t stuffy. It’s not very extraordinary to find traditional beauty in newly constructed furniture these days. However, not all companies go that extra step to find vintage lumber from the antique dairies, barns, or distilleries around the country. With a desire to have minimal impact on the environment, […]

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FIM’s New Electric Motorcycle Racing Series Will Get Underway in 2010

The public is giving more attention to electric motorcycles; therefore, the motorcycle companies are jumping right in after. It makes good business sense, especially with the recent success of the electric TTXGP earlier this month. Profits will be made and public interest is there. It’s a wonderful stepping stone to get this eco-friendly endeavor set […]

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Moso Lamp: Endgrain

We love these lamps for the way they add warmth to the glow of a compact fluorescent bulb. The shade panels are custom-fabricated of laminated bamboo strips, and highlight the unique characteristics of the bamboo end-grain. (See the closeup image of the grain at left.) The innovative design of these lamps combines sustainable materials with […]

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Organic Cotton Baby Sling

Keep baby snug and mom stylish with these beautiful hand-embroidered organic cotton baby slings. A super-soft brushed interior is gentle against baby's delicate skin and the simplified design – one seamless piece of fabric without buckles, belts or straps – is snug, sleek and easy to wear. Not to mention, they come in gorgeous colors: […]

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Recycled Tin Bookmark Handcrafted by Young Mothers in Kenya

Vibrant colors and incredible designs make these bookmarks as individual as you are. For this reason alone, they're worth buying. But, here's why we love them even more. Your purchase of one (or several!) of these bookmarks helps young mothers in Kenya provide for themselves and their families. These young women receive training from a […]

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Organic Scented Sachets, Set of 5

Every woman needs a little luxury in her life, and these pretty sachets are a simple pleasure that will make your daily routine a little sweeter. Handmade by South African artisans who use local, sustainable resources, these organic cotton sachets are filled with organic rose hip and will leave a subtle and gorgeous scent lingering […]

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