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Repost: Meet Happikins

I posted this earlier in my blogging days, but in honor of "being green" this Saint Patrick's day, I wanted to share again!

One of my girlfriends is a fabulous mompreneur with several successful businesses under her belt. Her most recent endeavor reaches past general consumerism and takes a creative and fun approach to the impact we make on the environment.

Meet Happikins:
There are 18,760 pounds of unnecessary lunchtime waste generated by the average elementary school each year. Paper napkins contribute to this waste — and they're also a drain on expenses. Did you know most kids use $200 worth of paper napkins a year? Happikins are reusable cloth napkins designed specifically for kids. They can even be used as place mats for children who have food allergies. Happikins™ are a fun and easy way to teach your child the importance of making smart environmental choices. Oh, and wiping the crud off the corners of their mouths. You can choose from 3 sets of Happikins:

Each set of Happikins comes with five napkins and a durable pouch that makes a nice home for the napkins and fits nicely in a lunchbox. You can even write a message to your child on the inside of the pouch with a dry erase marker. You can order your Happikins online here.

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  1. what a great idea! I'll have to check out that site. thanks for sharing!

    Welcome to the SITStahood!

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  2. Those are awesome! I love the first ones, so pink and girlified!

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  3. What a great idea!

    Stopping by to welcome you to SITS! Happy St. Paddy's Day!

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  4. That's such a good idea, when you relize how much paper we really waste it kind of makes you sick.
    I came by to say Welcome to SITS! I'm with the Welcome Wagon and we are so glad you joined us. As I'm sure you already know, it's a fabulous group of ladies!
    Enjoy your day,
    Mandy
    www.gourmetmomonthego.com

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  5. $200...really? Wow.

    Those seem like an excellent idea.

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  6. This is a really cool idea. I love new green ideas!

    BTW, thank you SO much for sharing about the Maybelline foundation. I bought some on Sunday and it is just as great as you said!!!

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  7. Love it. These are adorable! And, so is your blog! I spotted you on SITS and am so glad I stopped by. I have a Southern accent...BIG TIME! Tennessee gal here.
    Take care and thanks for sharing this post.
    I will certainly be back!

    Love,
    Taryn

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