Wednesday, December 9, 2015

More Green Gifts

Only $14! humangear's  GoBites Trio includes a knife that actually cuts, an extended-length spoon, fork, & toothpick, all in a slim plastic travel case that you can carry anywhere - great for lunch, backpacking, travel!

WHAT BETTER GIFT?  Kiva gives you the chance to make a loan to people in over 70 countries so they can start businesses, go to school, and change their lives. Support a borrower of your choice. When you give a Kiva Card, you give someone else the chance to make a loan to a borrower who inspires them. When that loan is repaid, they can lend those funds again and again to make an even bigger difference. It's truly the gift that keeps on giving!

Kiva connects millions of people around the world through lending to make the world a better place. Every day, hundreds of loans are funded to help borrowers start and grow businesses, send their kids to school, switch to clean energy, and more — all with a nearly 99% repayment rate. Just go to, find a story that speaks to you, and do a little bit of good!

YOGO Mat to Go: $88 but ON SALE today for 68. at Touch of Modern.

6' feet and super-wide. Features an origami-style clean, compact folding to the size of a newspaper to fit in small bags, and stays cleaner as the top never touches the bottom. Made with dense, biodegradable tree rubber, with a high-traction, grounded surface, it secures with durable straps and buckles that easily clip out of the way when the mat's in use.

For every mat sold, YOGO plants one tree in Central America through their sustainability partner, Sustainable Harvest International. The communities that plant and care for these trees also receive training in organic farming, providing them with a sustainable alternative to deforestation.

EASY Sushi Maker: Combines the 3.5 cm Easy Sushi and a booklet of twenty-five simple recipes, offering a range of surprising tastes and refined blends. Also includes 3 replacement films. Made in France. A cylinder comprising two molds made from dishwasher-safe food grade ABS, and a flexible food grade polypropylene traction film. $26.99 for small, and click around, as there are other sizes and replacement films. At TOUCH OF MODERN.

Purifying Himalayan Salt Lamps $15 with Neem wood base. You've seen them, but what do they do?
Besides being soothing to look at (and each is a slightly different amber hue), these organic salt lamps release negative ions into the air, once heated,  similar to the purifying done by an Ionizer. Very nice for meditation rooms, on your alter, in your bedroom, or treatment space if you are a healing arts practitioner.

MATCHA TEA Bowl: The newest thing in health - even Starbucks is selling it. But a traditionalist knows you need to get good tea, then pick a sacred tea "bowl" and use a wooden whisk, making a ceremony out of the ancient tea, as it would be done in the  You can buy the tea bowl from artisans on Etsy:

One site for Matcha tea is PANATEA. TIP: USE CODE PANATEA10 for 10 % off this holiday

Google around to find the whisk and the bamboo measuring spoon. This one is offered for $15 at 
PANATEA I have seen them on Ebay and Amazon and everywhere. 

TIP: Oh, there are many, many more Green Gifts. 
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