A 2014 study of U.S. consumers found that the 28% of respondents who own of reusable bags forgot them on approximately 40% of their grocery trips and used them only about 15 times each before being discarded. About half of this group typically chose to use plastic bags over reusable ones, despite owning reusable bags and recognizing their benefits.[2] An increasing number of jurisdictions have mandated the phase-out of lightweight plastic bags to reduce land and ocean pollution. In order to provide an incentive for consumers to remember reusable bags more often these laws establish a minimum price for bags at checkout and require either paper, reusable fabric tote bags, or thick reusable plastic bags. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/6d/90/75/6d90751afabe190421a9ba53830fa2f2.jpg
I have been obsessed with Thirty-One products for a few years now, and I love the styles and many of their patterns. The only downside is that the products are made in (sadly) China, and that strongly disappoints me (especially for the kinds of prices they charge). If Thirty-One was made here in the States, then they might would get more business and support. However, I own several Thirty-One items that have been really good (and still use them quite a bit). I especially love their zipper pouches (both small and large) and Large Utility Totes. A few of my items have developed flaws (two of my LUTs have cracks on the insides and a couple of my purses have zippers that have turned rusty-looking), but it's nothing very serious. That being said, I will continue to purchase from them. Just wish they made their products in the U.S.A.... https://i.pinimg.com/236x/82/6e/2a/826e2a2f0e7c5d62ec89fe38345d312a.jpg
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization conducting relief, development, and advocacy activities in its work with children, families, and their communities in nearly 100 countries to help them reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. For more information, please visit www.WorldVision.org/media-center/ or on Twitter @WorldVisionUSA. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/60/b4/1c/60b41c2e257383de2cd0d6521d379358--uplift-eye-serum-eyes.jpg
2. To redeem this offer, Hostesses with a qualifying party of $600 or more may choose the Close To Home™ Caddy for $14.40, Close To Home™ Tray for $17.40, Close To Home™ Table Gallery for $17.40, Close To Home™ Décor Box for $20.40 or Close To Home™ Round Tray for $20.40. Includes personalization. Limit one per Hostess. Qualifying party sales exclude tax, shipping and all Hostess Rewards. Valid for qualifying party orders submitted April 1-30, 2019. Prior to tax and shipping. While supplies last. Customer Specials and Hostess Rewards cannot be combined. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/de/9b/9f/de9b9fb227ccce3c0eb371f1478c3990.jpg
I LOVE the Around Town Tote. I took this on a trip to the Smokies with me earlier this week and it worked perfectly. This roomy tote stored my laptop, planner, extra pens, chargers and travel brochures. It easily held everything I needed to sneak out of my hotel room and into the hotel lobby to work at night and I love the Skies for You Pebbles color. It is available in four different colors and many personalization options for $78. Personalization is extra. https://i.pinimg.com/280x280_RS/e4/8b/7f/e48b7fb18240e053d7bdd076f0dd9b07.jpg
My FAVORITE product from Thirty-One Gifts is the Fashion Games purse in Cognac Woods Pebble. I have used this purse exclusively for over a year and a half. It has doubled as my briefcase and carried my laptop on several flights to Atlanta and California and I use it around town as my everyday purse. I love the slouchy style, the roomy interior and the small inside pockets where I can put my phone or keys and not lose them. After near daily use, this product is showing very little wear.  Originally this item cost $98 but it’s now available as an online extra for $58 plus tax and shipping.
Why you’ll love it:  Let your style shine with a fashion-forward backpack purse! Our Boutique Backpack purse is a polished way to go hands free all day – then transition stylishly to evening. This small backpack purse in supple faux leather features an on-trend design, plenty of pockets and adjustable straps in coordinating cotton stripe.  Key features: Pebbled faux leather Double zipper closure One interior zipper pocket Two exterior zipper pockets Adjustable patterned cotton backpack straps and locker loop 13"H x 9"L x 4.625"D Straps adjust from 30" to 57" https://i.pinimg.com/474x/6b/8c/db/6b8cdb248314f2f714796ac882ba2187--the-notebook-guessing-games.jpg
When I’m out with my husband, hiking or taking a local day trip, I normally travel with my point and shoot and DSLR camera. While I have a heavy-duty camera backpack that I pack with my camera gear when I’m traveling, I don’t normally haul it all around for day trips which is why I was excited to receive the Sling-Back Bag. I can store my phone, battery charger, business cards, point and shoot camera and DSLR in this handy bag and hit the road. I recently went hiking with it and loved it. It’s very comfortable and can be worn cross-body or over the shoulder. If the large compartment where I stored my Canon camera was padded, I’d use this all the time as my go-to camera bag for day trips. This bag is shown in Black but is also available in other colors and patterns and sells for $48. https://i.pinimg.com/236x/53/8c/c0/538cc03ce76c1927987a00dc4fe3aafc--mascara-younique-younique-make-up.jpg

2. To redeem this offer, Hostesses with a qualifying party of $600 or more may choose the Close To Home™ Caddy for $14.40, Close To Home™ Tray for $17.40, Close To Home™ Table Gallery for $17.40, Close To Home™ Décor Box for $20.40 or Close To Home™ Round Tray for $20.40. Includes personalization. Limit one per Hostess. Qualifying party sales exclude tax, shipping and all Hostess Rewards. Valid for qualifying party orders submitted April 1-30, 2019. Prior to tax and shipping. While supplies last. Customer Specials and Hostess Rewards cannot be combined. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/5c/c3/f2/5cc3f2e61c3dd24f1f11298a5c47663b.jpg
I purchased a now discontinued bag only to have the nylon lining pull away from the zipper after only a few months. I later purchased the cross body bag to have the lining rip out in the same place in even less time. I did get the bag replaced to have the nylon lining rip out once again after less than 2 months. Obviously, the nylon lining is extremely cheap and continuing to replace the bag is not going to solve the issue.
1. Promotional offer valid 1-30 April 2019 only. Limited quantities available at promotional price. To redeem this promotional offer, Customers may choose the Fresh Markel® Thermal for $20 or the Tote-ally Thermal for $20 or a Mystery Bundle for $20 with every $40 spent. Prior to tax and shipping. No substitutions. While supplies last. Prices shown do not include personalization. Hostess Rewards not included. Customer Specials and Hostess Rewards cannot be combined.   https://i.pinimg.com/236x/6f/f5/34/6ff53454404e1f57578aad7597faae03--red-white-blue-glad.jpg
SEATTLE (November 27, 2018) – This Giving Tuesday, Thirty-One Gifts and World Vision are partnering together once again to double the impact to those in need. The company will match every donation to World Vision on November 27th with up to $2 million in product, helping families around the world with items to keep babies warm, deliver medical supplies, and keep girls in school. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/6a/b3/23/6ab323b78a425dff3a0e5cea2ffd2413.jpg
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