The shopping district of LinksAlive.com presents a categorized selection of quality online merchants. Being upright and honest, I mark stores that pay commissions on sales with a ++. These commissions support the web sites listed on Community Color.
Think Geek (*) - review Think Geek carries a fun selection of cutting edge products and gifts for the technically inclined.
Label Your Stuff (*) - review Label Your Stuff offers personalized labels that you can place on your clothes, shoes and other stuff.
StrapWorks (*) - review Strapworks is an online source for straps, webbing & buckles. One uses straps in applications from outdoor sports (rafting, climbing, camping), to apparel (belts), travel (shoulder straps, luggage, camera cases) to pets (leashes, collars).
Shopko (*) Shopko is a leading department stores with discounts on items for the home, clothes, electronics health and more. This links loads a free shipping on $75 or more plus any current BOGO sales.
Green Batteries (*) - review Green Batteries supplies rechargeable batteries and chargers. Their site has great information on battery technology.
Sundance Catalog (*) The Sundance Catalog has western lifestyle products including home furnishings and apparel.
Refresh Glass (*) - review Refresh Glass transforms used wine bottles into useful products includiing drinkingware, coasters, planters, gifts and decorative items.
Flagline (*) Flagline of Colorado Springs carries everything related to the flag. The selection includes US Flags, State Flags and International Flag. They also carry stickers, decals, banners, pennants, mugs, patches, lapel pins, maps and more.
Everyman (*) Everyman offers a line of durable everyday products including the grafton pen, a travel pillow, a travel case, a porter key and cable chain key ring.
Contigo (*) Contigo is a line of reusable travel mugs by Sunbeam.
Blender Bottle (*) - review Blender Bottle offers bottles with a internal device to make blending easy.
Goopping (*) Goopping, by ATS, is an international address forwarding system. International customers and people living abroad can order items to a Utah address. Goopping will then ship the items to your international address.
sals marine products. (www.salsmarine.com) We carry a wide range of natural and painted sea shells for hermit crabs at wholesale prices. Our painted shells are available in peel proof paints. You can also find accessories for hermit crabs at www.salsmarine.com
Small Business Saturday by American Express (www.americanexpress.com) Since 2010, American Express has promoted the first Saturday after Thanksgiving as Small Business Saturday. I hope you include small independent shops in your holiday shopping plans.