If you’ve ever tried to track down earth-friendly party goods, you know it can be a chore. The mission at EcoPartyTime.com: to offer green alternatives for everything you need to get your party started, from bamboo tableware and reusable felt decorations to organic party favors and recycled gift bags.
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Leakproof Water Bottle
Water stays where it should (i.e., in the bottle) with the Nalgene on the Fly water bottle. It’s BPA-free and has a silicone stopper that, well, stops any leaks from seeping through.
Now that you’ve once again traded in your flip-flops for “real” shoes, keep your feet fresh with Chu Shu Silver Linings. The superthin, one-size-fits-all inserts are made of soft moisture-wicking material that keep feet dry, while a silver-based antimicrobial helps ward off odor-causing bacteria.
Leave the bulky diaper bags at home and use the all-in-one (and adorable) Joyababy bGreen Diaper Clutch. The PVC-free bag holds two or three diapers in its pouch and has a roll-up machine-washable changing mat. Plus there’s a pouch for a travel-size baby-wipes pack.
Fans of sample sale websites will love the all-new SnappyTuna.com from the amazing curators of CharlesandMarie.com. The free site features 72-hour sales events offering kitchenware and tabletop goods at up to 70 percent off. To snag an invitation, click here.
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Bathroom Finder App
Your child needs a bathroom. Like, now. This free app—available for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and BlackBerry—leads you to the closest and cleanest public toilet in a user-generated database of 90,000-plus bathrooms. You can also add your own recommendations.