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There are fruit snacks and then there are CHUM Fruit Bites. They are like fruit snacks in that they are fruit-flavored but unlike the fruit snacks you know because they are ONLY fruit. Also, despite the fun colors and animal designs they are not just for kids because I can’t get enough of these myself. I love these as a mid-day working snack.
I feel like I should tell you all about these CHUM fruit bites so you know what they are made of but the ingredient lists are literally just fruits. That’s it! 100% wild without the fake stuff!
I can tell you that when you buy CHUM Fruit Bites you are helping them make a difference. They donate 15% profits to Wild Aid, protecting wildlife.
You can find these REAL fruit bites online at the CHUM Fruit Bites shop and on Amazon. Right now they are having a #StaySafe sale and shipping is free on their site!
The amount of plastic that reaches our oceans each year is hazardous. Shore Buddies does a few things to help the plastic footprint left behind. They donate $1 from every purchase to non-profits that share our vision to save marine life and keep plastics out of the oceans.
They also make adorable plush with animal sounds from recycled plastic bottles. It takes 6 plastic bottles to make 1 complete Shore Buddies plush. The plastic is sorted, melted and turned into plastic flakes for the stuffing and yarn for the outside.
Meet Finn! He is my Shore Buddy. Finn is a dolphin who’s arch enemy are plastic straws. He worries about how they don’t biodegrade and many of them ending up in Our Oceans. I also have this Straw Buddy Stainless Steel Straw set. These are reusable straws that are ocean and eco-friendly.
There are 4 other Shore Buddies to choose from – Stephen Seagull, Shelly the Sea Turtle, Sammy the Seal and Emma the Whale. Order your Shore Buddies today for the Holidays. They make excellent gifts for kids who love learning about animals and the ocean. Also available is Shore Buddies And the Plastic Ocean – the new children’s book.
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Conducive to exertion, exploration, and relaxation is a Nordic style built in Europe and made for all weather and lifestyles. We may differ a lot in style from Scandinavia, but we are the same in our love of the outdoors. But in many parts of the US we have many more sunny days to rely on in the year.
So, on the days where the sun is absent and temperatures drop we may want to stay inside and relax or we may be eager to hit our slopes and clothing will be the difference in a long, cold day or an enjoyable one.
Aktiv style- Sustainable Scandinavian Brands
AktivStyle.com is the website and brands you once could only find in Europe are now available to us here in the USA. The brands Aktiv makes available are sustainable and made for the worst of weather. You will find the jeans to run errands in but stay warm and the backpacks to take hiking to keep things dry. Those sustainable Scandinavian brands we want are now available to us!
Thule has always been a European brand I love especially for the outdoors. I have (and love) the women’s Stir Hiking Backpack 28L by Thule of Sweden I can order from Aktiv. It has pockets in all the right places to easily access my phone, water bottle and more. It only weight 1.61 lbs empty making it lightweight to start. For extreme hikers and climbers, it even easily secures trekking poles or ice axes on loops that stow away when not in use.
Below are the Bjork reDEW8 jeans for women, another of the sustainable Scandinavian brands. For men, the Ravin are a perfect, every-day denim in stunning colors that deliver the style of a straight leg jean with the comfort of a relaxed fit. The Råk is a skinny jean that has so much built in stretch that it feels like you are wearing sweat pants.
For women, the Örn has the stretch of the Råk with a more feminine cut, a true skinny jean. The Bjork is a straight jean with a heavier construction and continued comfort and fit. These jeans, no matter the style are made for comfort above all!
reDEW8 contributes 25% of all profits to projects designed to foster environmental responsibility and sustainability.
There is so much at the Aktiv Style website for your outdoor (or indoor) adventures from any corner of the world. But for here in the USA, you get to shop Aktiv! Sending a child off to college and want them to go with quality apparel and gear for all weather conditions? This is your online shop of sustainable Scandinavian brands!
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We all remember the pressures of growing up, experiencing puberty and constantly comparing ourselves to others. Sadly, tweens and teens do that especially as kids hit puberty and experience change sooner than others or later than most. How we talk to our tweens (boys and girls) through puberty is important. If we feel awkward so will they. If we avoid the topic they may get the wrong information elsewhere from others.
Finding tools, advice, books and videos help tremendously. Then there are brands like Bleuetwho know how to help us through the ‘firsts’ with our tweens such as their first bra. Bleuet knows that girls bodies are unique. Their apparel should give them both comfort & confidence and they offer sizes for all girls. Now they can feel good in a bra that works with their bodies = confidence!
Each bra comes packaged with beautiful colors and extra touches. But it’s in the bra itself and you have to feel it to know its comfort. I immediately wanted one for my adult self. The material of this Bleum Bra for everyday wear is made of 90% Polyester / 10% Spandex and so soft and double-lined for smooth coverage.
For your girls first bra there is the Bleum First Bra. The sizes start at 7/8 up to size 18. When she starts to bud and is looking for self-confidence in her changing body, it’s time for a Bleuet First Bra.
Double-lined for smooth coverage
Reversible: two colors in each bra!
Adjustable straps for the perfect fit
Minimal seams and tag free for comfort
Performance, moisture-wicking fabric
Ultra-soft and stretches to fit her growing body
Because we need to get to know and feel confident in our bodies there may be trial and error in finding the best fit for her body so Bleuet offers free returns and exchanges. You will find that they want to stay in this all day. It is minimally stitched and no tags for comfort for that reason.
Aside from finding the best bra for your daughter, Bleuet offers Parenting Resources for you both. Their blog, Blueprint is for her also. If you are ready to take her bra shopping, take her to Bluet online and she will love all the organized information and images to guide her into shopping for her first bra and you get that topic help you need.