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10 Things We Love, Made in Hawaii

Hawaii is a unique state, and not just because it is a tropical island chain and the birthplace of surfing. The state is literally in the middle of the biggest ocean in the world.   In terms of manufacturing and production, this means that anything that is manufactured here would either need raw materials grown here or imported.Then, the manufactured items would need to be sent back to the mainland for distribution.  Due to the high cost of land to grow raw materials combined with an expensive or inadequate labor force, it is usually going to be cheaper to...

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10 Things We Love – Made in Iowa

Iowa, in the heart of America’s heartland, is sometimes referred to as the “corn state,” but look past our famous cornfields, and you’ll find so much more. While our top ten made in Iowa list reflects our reputation as the “Food Capital of the World,” some of our favorite Iowa products may surprise you. Read on… 10 Things Made in Iowa Amana Furniture and Clocks  The Amana Furniture Shop has been continuously handcrafting American-made furniture and made in USA clocks produced in Iowa since 1855. Their attention to detail starts with experienced craftsmen hand-selecting every piece of solid hardwood and...

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10 Products We Love, Made in Delaware

I love the idea of buying Made in the US products whenever possible. Coming from a small state, I was delighted to learn how many important things are made in Delaware.  It may take a few more minutes to check a label, but it is totally worth it to keep our money in our country and in our economy. On a local level, it makes even more sense to me to purchase as much locally as possible. Spending our money at local small businesses keeps our own local economy moving forward. Since I've lived in Delaware all but one...

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10 Things We Love, Made in Colorado

Colorado guest post by Ana Bogusky of Mrs. American Made and Jennifer Taylor Colorado is the Wild West of historical mountain towns where slopes are shredded and home-brewed beer is guzzled. It’s the land where people from everywhere come to challenge ski slopes. With time their lungs adapt to a mile high altitude. People are Rocky Mountain high on the amazing outdoor living here in Colorado. It boasts as being one of the healthiest and sunniest places in the USA. Our state not only has natural beauty, but has man-made products worth shedding light on. Fortunately, we have been able to narrow it down to 10...

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10 Things We Love – Made in Oklahoma

Ooooooo-kla-homa where the wind comes sweeping down the plains and products are shipped across America. This state shaped like a pot has been referred to as the Heartland of America. Sooners, Cowboys, Okies, whatever you want to call them, they truly have hearts of gold. These people pulled together after the Oklahoma City bombing and many horrific twisters. They are hard workers and put their hearts into those things that are made here. In 1889 people staked their claim in the Oklahoma Land Rush and it has developed strong roots of productivity ever since. My teen years were rooted...

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