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Below you'll find every article on USA Love List that mentioned this brand's American made products. Click through to see what we had to say!

USA Love List’s Weekly Recap: First week for our new Fashion Editor!

If you are stopping by on the weekend, we're glad to see you. We had a big announcement on Monday, a guest post on Tuesday, introduced a product we love on Wednesday, and had lots of review/giveaway action on Thursday, so take a moment to click around to see anything you may have missed.  Your comments and questions are always welcome! Our HUGE news for the week is the introduction of our new Fashion Editor, Jill Homiak of Presenza.   She did a guest post for us last week that was met with wild enthusiasm. We were thrilled when she agreed to join the USA Love List team. She will create a new all-American-made style palette for us every week. We're calling it Made in USA Monday Fashion and we hope you'll help us spread the word.  In case you missed it, this week's post was called “Gold Rush”.Guest contributor Skip MacKenna of MadeinAmericaSC.com gave us his take on 10 Great Products Made in South Carolina.  Calling all South Carolinians: stop by and tell us what we missed. Quality is especially important for products like vitamins and supplements. We were tickled when we discovered that our favorite brand of vitamins for kids and adults are made in the USA. And they are gummy – can't beat that.   Finally, we have two Made in USA giveaways going on and we want to make...

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USA Love List’s Weekly Recap: Guest posts and giveaways galore

If you are stopping by on the weekend, welcome. We had an exciting week with lots of action so take a moment to click around to see anything you may have missed. First, we have two Made in USA giveaways going on and we want to make sure you don't miss either of them.     One is a beautiful Made in USA iPad2 case from BeaconCase, handcrafted of leather, birch, and cherry. We did a complete review and the giveaway is ending this week.  The other is a stylish Made in USA collegiate hoodie sweatshirt of your choice from School House, an exciting company with a great story you'll want to read about.  The School House giveaway runs to the end of the month.   Keep an eye on the Giveaways section on the right-hand menu bar for the latest info. If you have never entered a giveaway before or if you have any questions about how it works, feel free to send us a note via our Contact form and we will reply right away.  It is true that sometimes American-made products can be slightly more expensive. These giveaways are our way of letting you have a chance to experience some of these wonderful items.  We encourage everyone to show some USA love to our giveaway sponsors and to enter early and often.  With multiple entry options, you have...

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Made in USA Giveaway & Review: Beacon Case for iPad2

The Beacon Case for iPad2 had a reputation that preceded its arrival. I knew that it was entirely made in the USA. I knew that the outside cover was handcrafted by a family-run bookbindery in outside Chicago. I knew that the interior featured a unique design, carefully constructed of cherry and birch to hold the iPad firmly without rubber bumpers to wear out. I had heard that all of the openings were perfectly positioned and that every detail had been attended to, including a hidden magnet to wake the iPad upon opening. I knew that the birch frame was constructed by cabinet makers in South Carolina and then sent to the designers of Beacon Case in North Carolina where they hand finished, assembled and tested every case. And finally, I was aware that $5 would be donated for each case sold to fund clean water projects around the world. This all sounded like the kind of product USA Love List loves to love but it is also the kind of product that I couldn't fully appreciate until I was holding it in my hand. There is something odd about encasing the sleekness of an iPad in materials like wood and leather, but every bit of the case was so carefully crafted and smoothly finished that the tablet instantly settled in and the hinged side panel securely snapped shut.  The...

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