“Thanks, guys” to two great people and two great websites

Two great websites gave me “shout outs” today. If you aren’t familiar with the term, that means they gave me / this blog a nice mention that got seen by a bunch of folks online.

So let me return the favor.

Thanks to Nigel Powell, owner and guru par excellence of the Red Ferret Journal for the nice mention of my radio feature, Eco Trends. Red Ferret, by the way, is an awesome resource for the latest, innovative, fascinating sometime silly gadgets and tech from around the world. (For full disclosure, I’m R.F.’s Ecological Editor, so you’ll find some of my posts there too). It’s been going strong for years and is worth checking out.

Thanks also to Shane Shirley-Smith of the cool site Environmental Booty for her link to my recent post on their campaign Virtual Patriotic Bake Sale to Benefit our Soldier’s Kids! The site’s awesome and this a campaign everyone should take a minute to get involved with. You’ll get some scrumtious cookies and make some kids really happy at the same time. Now THAT”S a win-win!

Open Sky Project and environmental retailer team up to celebrate our youngest patriots

We civilians don’t generally think or remember that our military is made up of a lot of parents. While they’re overseas, their kids pay a price for that service. Their parents can’t attend kid-important events like birthdays, ball games or the birth of their newest child.

The Open Sky Project – an online platform for retailers to come together and share their passion, knowledge and expertise via an online “Main Street” consumers can trust – has teamed up with Army Wife Magazine, Beautiful Sweets and EnvironmentalBooty.com.  The result of this partnership is a celebration of all the kids of military families with their Cookies for the Ones They Love… a Made in America Bake Sale to Benefit Our Littlest of Patriots.

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