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One Day Without Shoes 2015

What kind of difference can a single purchase seriously make? PLENTY. If that purchase is a pair of shoes from TOMS the answer is global impact. Today, until midnight EST tonight, you can provide TOMS Shoes for up to 1 million more people around the world WITHOUT EVEN BUYING ANYTHING. All you have to do is take a photo of your bare feet and post it to Instagram to raise awaress for One Day Without Shoes.

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Beyond Beans: Trendy Food Gifts From Boston

The other day in the office, I was absolutely shocked to find out that not everybody knows about Marshmallow Fluff — that there are actually children in America growing up without knowing the simple joy of a Fluffernutter sandwich: soft bread (corners cut off or not) sandwiching together sticky swaths of sweet Marshmallow Fluff and salty Teddie Peanut Butter.

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Sustainable Swimwear Under $100

Ever spent the weekend at the beach? After a few days in a bathing suit, chances are you experienced that not-so-fresh feeling. But despite what your mother told you, the discomfort may not be caused by a damp suit, but rather the fabric itself.

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Fair Trade Cupid: Fabulous V-Day Gifts Under $50

In this day and age, it’s more frustrating than ever to find the perfect gift for someone — especially one that’s also guilt-free on the green tip. We need things that are sustainable, clever, classy, and won’t make a huge hole in our budgets, the search for which can sometimes take a lot of time and energy we just don’t have.

Not any more!