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Trashion is in!

16 Dec

Vaho Works, Melassa bag I just received my Melassa bag from Vaho Works, the company based in Barcelona.
I love this bag because of its flashy colours …
And guess what ? It’s 100% made from the outfits of the garbage collectors in Barcelona!

Vaho Works, Melassa bagEach bag is of course unique and coming from the street.
The Melassa is lined and comes with 2 handles lengths and a small inside pocket.
Love it!

Get your own on the official Vahoworks website for the price of 56€.

Vaho Works ships worldwide!

Vaho Works, Melassa bag

Discover the story behind Vaho Works.

The manatee not only from Florida but also from GreenSpan

27 Jan

I’ve seen a manatee for the first time this summer in Seaworld Orlando.
Impressive !
Manatees are very large herbivorous marine mamals sometimes called the sea cow (up to 13 feet and 1,300 pounds).
They like to hang in the warm and shallow waters.
It’s an endangered species protected by Federal and Florida government.
But manatee is not only a sea cow but also a bottle tote !
Not just a tote, an eco-friendly one !

Eco-friendly because GreenSmart does use a water-based material instead of regular neoprene.
Its production process use less petroleum and energy.
The neogreen (not neoprene) is made from recycled PET water and soda bottles.
The Manatee tote comes in 4 bi-colors and 3 sizes (short, medium or tall).
GreensSmart also produce

  • MacBook and laptop sleeves,
  • backpacks and messengers,
  • wine and water totes.

10% of the profits goes to non-profit organizations.

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PeopleTowels, towels by people for people

9 Jan

What does your mom always say to you since you were born? “Wash your hands when you go to the bathroom”, “Wash your hands before coming to diner, wash your hands, wash your hands, wash you hands !!!
So either you have very very dirty hands or your moma is right and we should all wash our hands more often.
Lots of bacteria are crawling on your hands, so the smart move is to use the anti bactericid gel or to bring your personnal towel everywhere with you. Why ? Because you spare paper towels and don’t touch the dubious public towels !
Why carry my own towel with me ? Like the klean kanteen or Tervis Tumbler I bring to the office or picnics? YES!
The little american company called TowelPeople brought back from Japan the centenial use of the personnal towel that japanese people carry with them all day long.
This eco-habit is cool because it reduces paper waste and recycling costs; it leaves the tree alone and on top of it you got your very own and customised clean towel (it can be a nice gift for your moma).
The PeopleTowels are available in the US as a 1 day supply up to a 5 days supply.
It’s a great idea, moma would like it and the planet is interested too 😉

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Tervis Tumbler

14 Nov

Tervis Tumbler is a Detroit company founded in 1946 that invented the double walled insulated tumbler.
I discovered those glasses 2 years ago and I love them !

Why ?
First, I like the fact that you can personalize each glass you buy (it reminds me of where I was when I bought it. Check out my collection and you’ll be able to map my visits in the US 😉 )
I discovered then the specificities of the Tervis Tumbler:

  • the double-walled insulation, no more sweaty mugs when you drink your ice tea by 110F, no more “ouch …ouch … it’s too warm” when you drink hot chocolate on the way to the office
  • the insulation will keep your warm/cold beverages longer warm/cold

The Tervis tumbler exists in 5 different sizes that you can accessorize with lids (travel lids, straw lids or sipping lids for the little ones). It’s handy to keep the flies away from your beer and to reduce the spilling on your desk to a minimum 😉
The lid changed recently (before, there was just a little hole that may cause some accidents in your bag like spilling if you were shaking it …). Now the hole is better placed and it’s almost zero-spilling !
The lids come in 13 colors. No problem to find the one that will match your tumbler design.
The design is also a plus: Tervis propose to you designs from Disney , MLB, NHL, NBA, John Deere, Marvel … and if you don’t find what you want, you can always make it (personalized fonds are available)!
If you like the Tervis tumbler, you should like the ice bucket or the shaker too.
By the way, the Tervis tumbler are

    • lifetime garanteed
    • unbreakable
    • dishwasher-safe
    • microwave-safe
    • made in USA

and holliday mugs are in !!
Since the entry of the TT in my life, I threw away all my old glasses and my cupboard is full of 16oz TT.

ChaseIt or BChased?, ChaseIt because

  • the Tervis tumblers are BPA-free since January 2011
  • it’s fun and useful
  • you’ll get a free delivery for online orders above 75$
  • you’ll diminish your consumption of plastic mugs which is good for the planet

More infos on
Tervis Tumbler official website
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Tervis Tumbler Twitter

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