Posts Tagged ‘vacation’

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The Eco-friendly alternative to atrocious plastic utensils.

I’ve had the pleasure of using their wooden cutlery in our away-from-home lunches. What a treat! They are made of sustainable harvested birch wood and they are 100% natural with no coatings, waxes, or chemicals. They are very smooth and sturdy with no splintering or roughness.

I love that they are biodegradable, renewable, and sustainable. Definitely  more stylish than plastic. So, besides using them for casual outings, they would be a refined choice for a wedding reception, holiday party, or any other get-together when you need a disposable and want an up-scale look. Good for kids play kitchens, too.

Eco-Gecko’s wooden cutlery won’t leave footprints; just a lasting impression.



I received wooden cutlery from Eco-Gecko in exchange for an honest review. No other compensation was received.

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The noblo was designed for beach umbrella safety. Use this simple product to keep your beach umbrella from blowing away. 

Knowing how to properly install a beach umbrella on the beach is the first part of beach safety and the noblo website shares a terrific link on how to properly install a beach umbrella.  When you use the noblo to keep your umbrella anchored, you’re all set for a fun and safe day at the beach. 

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Great things about the Noblo Umbrella Buddy

~Manufactured in New Jersey, USA
~Affordable for people and families retails at $14.99
~Packaged in Eatontown, NJ by CVR;  a local non-profit organization that hires mentally and physically handicapped individuals
~Portion of each bag sold to be donated  to USLA – United States Lifesaving Association
~Invented by moms
~It’s super easy to use
~Available in yellow,prink, turquoise, blue, black, and bright green

What a great working idea. This “umbrella buddy” folds small to easily fit into a beach bag. For those of you who don’t have little kiddos with beach toys, remember to take a small beach shovel to fill the bag with sand.


I prefer a beach shelter when I’m on the beach and although the noblo was designed for umbrellas, I tried it with the shelter and loved it. It was a huge help especially during set-up. I used it like a sandbag since I didn’t need the velcro strap. It was just the thing to prevent the gusty breezes from ripping the shelter stakes right out of the sand.


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I received an umbrella buddy from noblo to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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