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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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Guide to Buying an American Made Car, SUV, or Truck

You've decided to buy an American made car, truck, or SUV. First, thank you for investing in America and American workers. But, now comes the hard part: finding one. This guide will help you navigate a complicated category: American Made Cars, SUV's & Trucks. Manufacturing in the USA has changed a lot since the days of Henry Ford and his famous saying, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.” In the 21st century you can have any color you want, but there's a good chance it's not made in...

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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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How to Keep Clutter Under Control; Get Organized & Buy American

Out of control clutter can take over your life, resulting in more stress and more mess. The trick to clutter management is to limit the amount of stuff in your home while developing better organization strategies for the things that remain. Here are some tips and a source for Made in USA labels to help you get organized. Label Everything Labels make everything easier to organize, especially if you share your home with more than one person. Here are just a few ways labels can help you: Label your food. Labeling everything in both the freezer and fridge with...

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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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