Saturday, October 30, 2010

Custom Handmade Dog Bows from Canyon Lake, California

Custom Handmade Dog Bows and Hair Bows available direct from the designer in Canyon Lake, California.

The designer and crafter of these dog bows also makes women's hair bows, children's hair bows and other fashion accessories by hand.

Each bow is handmade using quality materials from grosgrain, organza, tulle and satin ribbons, one of a kind beads, accents, and just plain talent combined for a fabulous look.

Bows are shipped in a plastic container to protect from smashing.

Bows

Handmade
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Wreaths direct from Danforth, Maine

Wreaths available direct from the tree farm in Danforth, Maine.

Nothing says Christmas like a beautiful handcrafted wreath.

These wreaths are handcrafted with fresh balsam fir tree tips attached to each side of a 12” ring, which when completed makes a full and fluffy 22” – 24” double-sided wreath.

Wreaths
Handmade
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Skeleton T-Shirt from Westbrook, Connecticut

Skeleton Glow In The Dark T-Shirt now available from Westbrook, Connecticut.

Here's a t-shirt costume for Halloween. This glow-in-the-dark ladies t-shirt has a skeleton on the front.

Ships same day if ordered by 3pm EST.

Costumes and Masks
Clothing
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Calabrese Olives from Italy

Calabrese Olives from Italy now available in Specialty Foods.

These small green olives from Italy's Calabria region have a sharp taste. They come seasoned with wild fennel, garlic, vinegar, red chili pepper.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Gourmet Chocolate Chip Cookies from Brick, New Jersey.

Gourmet Chocolate Chip Cookies now available direct from the baker in Brick, New Jersey.

These gourmet cookies are a perfect blend of fresh, top quality ingredients with no preservatives. Each cookie hand-scooped cookie is oven-fresh and golden brown to perfection for that home-made taste.

Sold in one-pound air tight containers that yield approximately 16 cookies. Available in Chocolate Chip, Low Sugar Chocolate Chip, Mint Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip and Walnut Chocolate Chip.

Cookies
Baked Goods
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Aeropostal Hoodie with matching T-Shirt and Wallet in Jackets and Coats

Aeropostal Hoodie with matching T-Shirt and Wallet now available in Jackets and Coats.

This Zip-Front Sherpa Hoodie promises cozy warmth with its faux fur lining, while stretchy side panels keep it comfy. The shell is made of 70% cotton, 30% polyester; the faux fur lining is 100% polyester.

A V-Neck Floral Graphic T-shirt. and Aero's Tri-Fold Logo Wallet with a removable wrist strap are included.

Jackets and Coats
Clothing
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Monday, October 18, 2010

Organic Apple Cider Vinegar from Santa Barbara, California

Organic Apple Cider Vinegar now available from Santa Barbara, California

Highly regarded throughout history, apple cider vinegar was used for natural detox cleansing, healing, and energizing qualities inn 400 B.C. by Hippocrates, the "Father of Medicine."

This certified organic apple cider vinegar blended with honey and pure distilled water makes a refreshing drink. Sold in 16-ounce bottles.

Cider
Specialty Foods and Beverages
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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Magazine Stand: National Parks

National Parks is now available on the Magazine Stand in the Nature and Environment section.

Published by the National Parks and Conservation Association, this quarterly periodical peports on the environment of national parks and problems of national administration.

Nature and Environment Magazines
Magazine Stand

Friday, October 15, 2010

Here's How To... Turn Your Hobby into a Profitable Business

Do you have a hobby that leads to the creation of a useful and possibly salable product? Pottery, perhaps, or pies or pesto?

Ever wondered how much you could profit from selling the products you make?

You can test the market for your goods in an inexpensive yet far-reaching manner by leasing a Booth at Farmer’s Market Online or a basic Listing on the Buy Direct Directory, where more than 3,000 shoppers a day come to look for handmade, home-grown, custom-crafted and farm-raised products available direct from the producer.

Selling or taking orders for your product online has three distinct advantages:

1. Low Overhead. You do not need to invest in a large quantity of your product, as you would in preparation for an on-site market or a wholesaler.
2. High Return. At Farmer’s Market Online, we charge no commissions on sales. Shoppers buy directly from each vendor, who receives 100% of the sale price.
3. Carbon Neutral. Sales can be made directly from your home or office. You do not have to travel unless you want to, and deliveries can be made directly to the buyer’s location.

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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Have You Tried... Rechargeable Light Bulbs?

With increasing demand for affordable, earth-friendly lighting solutions, retailers have been stocking their shelves with a multitude of impressive, energy-efficient light bulbs.

None are as unique as the Magic Bulb, the world's first and only rechargeable light bulb. Developed in Norway, this is the only light bulb that stays illuminated for hours, even without
electricity.

This Magic Bulb has a build-in lithium battery and it can act as a flashlight with 3 hours of additional portable light, which makes it exceptionally useful during blackouts and emergencies.

The award-winning, patented LED light bulb is now being marketed in the U.S. by LED International.US, a division of the Norway-based LED Electronics International AS that developed MagicBulb. "MagicBulb is extremely green, pays for itself many times over, and can be used in the event of a power outage, when it instantly turns into an emergency, portable light and operates as such for hours," says LED International marketing director Ron Yiu.

Avaiable as an energy saving replacement for 40-50 watt bulbs, the Magic Bulb will ast up to five times longer (20,000 - 50,000 hours) than conventional bulbs. Its shock proof bulb will continue working even after a shock to the bulb.

Magic Bulb currently retails at $25-$60.

Have You Tried...?
Rechargeable Light Bulbs
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Magic Bulb

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Hand Carved Wood Quena Flutes via Fair Trade from Peru

Hand Carved Wood Quena Flutes available via Fair Trade from Peru

Hand crafted by Francisco Quispe, these flutes are made in the traditional way using "carriso", a bamboo-like plant that grows at the edge of rivers and mountain lakes.

Francisco has made his flutes since he was a little boy growing up in Cuzco. In the Andes of Peru children use the quena flute to interpret tunes.

All flutes come individually wrapped in plastic sleeves with a story card. Colors are assorted, purple, red, blue, green, yellow, orange, pink and sage.

Carvings
Handmade
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