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Bringing you affordable back to school items!

Glasses USA

With school starting up, it’s a good bet that a lot of students are going to need fresh glasses for the school year. Why spend hundreds of dollars, when you can save a bundle with Glasses USA? These are the same high quality you would find at your local eye doctor, for a fraction of the price. They have all of the “extras” you would normally be able to get. The top pair of glasses, believe it or not, are prescription sunglasses! Glasses USA has a great selection, so you won’t have to settle for boring glasses or sunglasses. You can virtually make any frame into sunglasses, prescription or not. That’s definitely better than wearing covers over your regular glasses! The second pair are bifocals! Do you notice a line? Nope. That’s because Glasses USA offers no line bifocals! At my local eye doctor, that would cost me around $200! That’s insane! Let Glasses USA help keep you on budget with high quality, affordable glasses for you family!

FriXion Color Sticks

I have to say, these are my new go-to pen! There is so much to love about these pens, and it starts with the colors. Pilot gives you a full range of colors to choose from with Color Sticks! The writing flow is super smooth, and the ink doesn’t bleed. My favorite part? I can erase! Now I don’t have to be afraid to write with ink! These are definitely a fun back to school pen!

Make Back-to-School less stressful and more fun with the new FriXion ColorSticks erasable pens. You can write in vivid color, and never make a written mistake again guaranteed, with the newest addition to the FriXion line of erasable gel ink pens. FriXion ColorSticks are available in a range of new vibrant colors, are an excellent value, and feature a modern, slim ‘non-rolling’ capped design. As with all pens with Frixion’s unique thermo-sensitive ink, you can write smoothly, erase cleanly and rewrite repeatedly without damaging your documents. So, stick it to written mistakes with the new FriXion ColorSticks erasable gel ink pens. Erasable pens are not recommended for use on legal or official documents.

  • Write in smooth, vibrant color and Stick it to Mistakes!
  • Write, erase and rewrite repeatedly without damaging documents. No wear or tear!
  • Unique thermos-sensitive gel ink formula disappears with erasing friction*
  • Delivers vivid, smooth writing in 10 vibrant shades
  • Streamlined, clipless, roll-free design

FriXion Light Pastels

Holy Bananas! A highlighter that erases?!?! I needed these FriXion highlighters when I was in school. I can’t tell you how many times I highlighted the wrong section…haha. Now my son has just started classes, so he will be using these. They have a lovely, smooth flow to them, and they erase like a champ! I was blown away when I erased them for the first time. You can’t even tell you had anything highlighted at all! These are definitely the BEST highlighters for the school year!

Pilot’s FriXion Light Pastel Series features soft, soothing, sophisticated highlighter colors designed to emphasize what you want without fluorescent pigments, and erase cleanly! The future of highlighting is here! While highlighting work, notes, or textbooks, we’ve all accidentally highlighted the wrong word, or ended up with a completely fluorescent over-highlighted page. It would be ideal if we could have more soothing highlighter color options, and be able to un-highlight certain sections. With the FriXion Light Pastel Series highlighters, that’s not a problem! Simply rub the ‘erasing tip’ at the top over the highlighting and the ink will disappear cleanly, with no eraser shavings. The FriXion Light erasable highlighter allows you to highlight, erase and re-highlight repeatedly without damaging documents. FriXion’s unique thermo-sensitive ink is formulated to deliver both smooth pastel color and complete erasing.

  • Highlights in pastel, erases clean
  • Pastel ink colors add subtle emphasis to important information
  • Highlight and erase repeatedly without damaging books or documents. No wear or tear!
  • Unique thermo-sensitive ink formula disappears with erasing friction*

FriXion Ball Clicker

My husband hijacked these pens very quickly! He loves the feel of them and how they write. He was super impressed by the fact that he can erase them. These are super nice  pens, and I love the color assortment that you get with them. They are easy to hold and write with and the ink doesn’t seem to bleed, which is great!

Never write a mistake again guaranteed! Pilot FriXion Clicker is America’s first retractable, erasable gel ink pen that allows you to write, erase and rewrite repeatedly without damaging documents. FriXion’s unique thermo-sensitive ink* is formulated to deliver both vibrant color and smooth writing. Great for editing, lists, scheduling and so much more! Now your writing can be stress free and mistake free.

  • Writes smooth, erases clean
  • Erase and rewrite repeatedly without damaging documents. No wear or tear!
  • Combines the convenience of a retractable with incredible FriXion erasable gel ink
  • Available in Extra Fine (0.5mm) or Fine (0.7mm) point sizes
  • Unique thermo-sensitive gel ink formula disappears with erasing friction
  • Eraser is at the top of the pen, tip is retractable by pressing clip down
  • Refillable

G2 Mini

These are super cute pens! They are a mini pen, so they take up less room in your bag or pouch. They are great for on-the-go studying or list making. We take ours to the grocery with us, to mark items off our list. They fit great in my bag and because of the size, I can fit them into a pocket in my bag to find easier. They write very well, and despite their size, they are easy to grip and use.

The G2 Mini Retractable Gel Ink Pen is a compact version of the well-known G2 Retractable. With all the same high quality features, it is just a more compact version, perfect to go anywhere! Good things can come in small packages. Everything you love about G2 in a small but mighty format!

  • Small but mighty!
  • Fun & compact size ideal for pockets, purses or notebooks
  • Super smooth writing available in 10 vibrant, gel ink colors
  • Comfortable to hold with a contoured rubber grip

JBL Jr Pop Speaker

This is the cutest little speaker! It hooks right to your belt loop, or backpack, for easy transport. Because of its small size, it isn’t heavy and won’t weigh you down. Don’t let the small size fool you, though, because it puts out great sound!

Big sound for little music fans

Kids can party like a Popstar with the JBL JR POP Bluetooth speaker. Parents don’t need to worry because it is built with durable materials and is even fully waterproof. Packed with a rechargeable battery to enjoy up to 5 hours of playtime. The fun built-in light mode will engage young music fans with the music. Ultra-portable with strap and sized for little hands. Plus, JBL JR POP delivers great JBL signature sound and is tough enough to handle the playground with ease.

JBL Everest 310GA Headphones

These are my new favorite headphone! They fit very comfortably on my ears, and they don’t make my ears hurt after a while like others do. They are super easy to set up and use, and it only took me a couple of minutes to start enjoying. I like that they have a cord with them, so they can be wired headphones if needed, but I love using them wireless! It’s so nice to not mess around with wires while you are trying to be productive. The sound quality is amazing, and even though it says they aren’t noise canceling, they do quite a bit of it, so there’s minimal interference in what I’m listening to. These are perfect for studying!

Slip on the JBL Everest™ 310GA and you’ll experience up to 20 hours of wireless freedom, the thrill of mind blowing, Legendary JBL Pro Audio sound and the ergonomic comfort offered by premium material finishes and a snug fit. Now optimized for the Google Assistant, you can take full control of your music experience using your voice and receive notifications without glancing at your phone. Simply get help from your Google Assistant using the touch sensors on the earcup. ShareMe 2.0 technology allows you to connect and share your music with friends, via Bluetooth. A quick 2-hour recharge, a sleek flat-fold design and a compact hard carrying case make these headphones the perfect companion for your busy lifestyle. A built-in microphone facilitates crystal clear hands-free calls. Dare to listen.


Softsoap Luxury Hand Soap

School=germs. This is why you need Softsoap! Softsoap luxury hand soaps have amazing scents, and they are great at keeping germs at bay! These come in larger sizes than the regular Softsoap bottles, which means they will last longer. The attractive bottles make it easy to blend with any decor, so you can be protected from germs and your room will still look great!

Cold Bee Gone

Have you ever had to bribe your child to take cold medicine? Or better yet, hold them down and force them to take it? If so, you need Cold Bee Gone! It’s a nasal swab, so there’s no forcing medication. This is also great for families with special needs. A lot of times, new tastes and such are not ideal for those with sensory issues. Cold Bee Gone takes that ick factor out of the equation. It’s a small tube, so it can easily be stored out of the way, or in a bag.

Pet Recovery Hemp Oil For Pets

Everyone is busy getting students ready to go back to school, but what about our pets? Pets can get anxiety from their little friends leaving them all day. What better way to prepare for the start of the school year, than with Hemp Oil from Pet Recovery! This hemp oil will help your cats and dogs with the anxious feelings. It’s an easy dropper dispenser, so you can put it right into their food, or if you are brave, drop it right into their mouth. It will help them be calm and relaxed while waiting on their buddies to get home from school!

Bee & You Raw Honey Throat Spray

Do you suffer from throat irritations, sore throat, throat dryness, cough, colds, flu, persistent bad breath and throat infections.?

A remedy is hidden inside mother nature…Sometimes in the root of a plant, sometimes inside mineral water…And one of the most potent forms of that remedy is hidden inside the bee hive…

Propolis, a natural bee product that bees gather from plant stems, leaves and buds has powerful anti-bacterial and antioxidant effects, is used to kill germs inside the hive and to keep the bee colony healthy. The main function of propolis for bees is to provide and maintain the antiseptic environment in the hive. Honey bees use propolis for protecting larvae and themselves against microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, fungus) and they use it as a source of disinfectant in the hive. It has a high antioxidant capacity due to its rich content of flavonoids and phenolic compounds.

BEE & YOU Propolis Raw Honey Throat Spray is processed by a team of experts using state of the art technology, knowledge, equipment and technique to ensure all polyphenols, terpenoids, amino acids, volatile organic acids, ketones, coumarin, quinones, vitamins and minerals are preserved during processing. Our Propolis Throat Spray contains no alcohol!

Bee & You Royal Jelly Bee Pollen Propolis

BEE & YOU chewable tablet is a natural mixture of propolis, royal jelly and pollen and is the best way
to consume these natural bee products daily with its unique taste.

It is rich in proteins, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, carotenoids, bioflavonoids and more*. This product may support the immune system, physical growth and mental development of your child*.

Bee & You Propolis Raw Honey Syrup

The word propolis is reputed to have been coined by Aristotle, from the Greek words “pro” (before) and “polis” (city), meaning “Before the City” or “Defender of the City”. Honeybees use propolis to protect hive against any diseases. Propolis is as old as honey, and it has been used by people for ages.

BEE & YOU Propolis Raw Honey Syrup is developed by a team of experts using state of the art technology, knowledge, equipment and technique to ensure all polyphenols, terpenoids, amino acids, volatile organic acids, ketones, coumarin, quinones, vitamins and minerals are preserved during processing. It is an award winning processing technology and makes propolis completely soluble in any drink! Its smooth taste makes it very easy to consume regulary in daily life either by kids or adults.

BEE & YOU Propolis Raw Honey Syrup is only composed of 3 natural ingredients: orange juice, propolis and raw honey. That is it!

Made Good Crispy Squares

MadeGood® Crispy Squares are reminiscent of everyone’s favorite childhood snack. Wherever you grew up, there are fond memories of crispy rice treats for school recess and lunch. But MadeGood® treats are a little healthier than the traditional version, with the nutrients of a serving of vegetables in each one. And, just like our Granola Bars and Minis, the Crispy Squares are free from the 8 common allergens, organic and non-GMO with just rice crisps and cane sugar syrup for snacking perfection. MadeGood® Crispy Squares come in four delicious flavors – Vanilla, Chocolate Chip, Strawberry and Caramel.

Made Good Granola Bars

We make granola glorious!

Whether for breakfast or for a snack, our MadeGood healthy granola bars offer a nutritious and flavorful taste that you will love. Choose from 5 enjoyable flavors of our vegan granola bars including Apple Cinnamon, Chocolate Banana, Chocolate Chip, Mixed Berry and Strawberry.

It starts with the all-natural ingredients we use in our granola bars.  From dried fruits and whole grains, we select our ingredients to make a tasty and healthy granola bar.  We use pure sunflower oil that is low in saturated fat and has no trans-fat to help you eat and live a healthier lifestyle.  With one full serving of vegetables from six different sources our vegan granola bars are a great source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, which can help contribute to a healthy digestive and immune system.

Our healthy granola bars are made in a facility free from the 8 most common allergens; peanut, tree nut, soy, dairy, egg, fish, shellfish, gluten, and sesame.  You can rest assured that our MadeGood granola bars are an allergy friendly and school safe snack.

At MadeGood, our aspiration is to create tasty and healthy granola bars and cereals for your family.





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