FixnZip makes broken zippers a snap to fix

Photo by lusi, courtesy of rgbstock

Photo by lusi, courtesy of rgbstock

I love gadgets, especially small ones. And though this one isn’t necessarily “green”, it’s so handy that I had to write about it. It solves one of life’s everyday annoyances and that alone makes it worthy of profiling.

We’ve all been there. When you’re in a hurry to get somewhere or to finish something, suddenly that darn zipper breaks!

At this point, many of us are tempted to throw something or mutter loudly at our bad luck. A broken zipper means a change of plans, sometimes expensive repairs and an all around annoying hassle. There’s a handy little gadget that will make all this disappear.

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Fun and Guilty Pleasures for Mother’s Day

Any Mom would love colorful Joolz Hayworth bracelets!

Amazingly, Mother’s Day is almost here. I’ve come up with some gift suggestions that will definitely say “I celebrate you” this year.

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Salonpas – a safe effective alternative to pain medication

According to the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., almost one-third of Americans experience long-lasting pain, which costs the U.S. at least $558 billion per year in medical bills, sick days and lost productivity.

Imagining a life without pain may be difficult for some. But for Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Company, Inc., good health, freedom from pain and a lifestyle rich in vitality is the foundation of what they strive to deliver.

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Green ideas everyone can appreciate

Looking for ways to green your lifestyle that don’t break the bank? Then you want the new CD Eco Trends: Keys to Affordable Green.

This exciting CD profiles 24 of the newest cool. affordable eco-friendly products – real eco-innovations that help make life just a little bit easier. All the products have been tested and verified to be top quality – and no greenwashing!

Want to find great green alternatives to those everyday products we all grew up with?  This CD delivers what you want.

As one customer said recently:

 (Eco Trends) provides an excellent resource for consumers looking for  easy, affordable ways to add more green to their lifestyle.

 So check it out today at http://bit.ly/pdvDQJ. You’ll be surprised at just how easy it is to have an affordable green lifestyle.

New online organic store – an buyer’s opportunity for healthy savings

Green Polka Dot Box - for healthy food at more affordable prices

The importance of eating healthy is all over the news. And the benefits of eating organic continue to be touted. The problem for many is the elevated cost.

A new buyer’s club for organic and natural foods will officially launch in the next few weeks. Called Green Polka Dot Box. it will feature the same quality products you’d expect to find at any quality natural foods supermarket like Whole Foods, but for a lot less. To quote a colleague of mine, it’s like Costco online without the hassle of having to go there.

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Moving beyond the Reusable Bag and bottle to live Green

The following guest blog is from Ms. Shane Shirley-Smith of EnvironemtnalBooty.com

Okay so you are on board with living a greener lifestyle right? You have your reusable bags and, when you remember, you actually use them. You even picked up a trendy stainless steel reusable water bottle and you’re filling it up before you leave the house and using that too. You are even starting to feel like your efforts to go green are actually saving money on silly bottled water. You’re really catching on to that whole “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” thing and it’s actually becoming less of a cliché and more of a personal goal. Feels good to go green doesn’t it?

Well don’t get too comfortable with your new found Eco-status…there is more we can all do to move beyond the reusable bag and bottle and really live green.

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Check out the latest eco-friendly products – on the radio!

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Eco Trends - the latest green innovations are on the radio!

Green has hit the radio waves!

Eco Trends – with Debra Atlas – features the latest eco-innovations. From chemical-free baby products to eco-friendly home decor, Eco Trends presents the newest way to stay up with simple, easy affordable ways you can green your lifestyle.

Be sure to check out this fun radio feature every Tuesday and Thursdayaround 3:20pm (Pacific) or via the online archives. And spread the word about the newest eco-friendly spot on the radio!