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Womom March 2013

For the woman behind the mom.

Rachel Kalina

Terrific Tote

For the on-the-go mom, Hadaki supplements busy schedules with stylish, carry-all bags. The Cosmopolitan bag has enough pockets for quick access to essentials, such as keys, wallets or a phone. Available in an array of patterns, the tote is sure to please your eye and your need for a roomy handbag.

Outstanding Organization

Do your desk drawers need a little order for their chaos? The Barcelona Bag is a cute and vibrant pouch that’s perfect for holding scattered pencils, wayward paperclips, errant erasers and other office supplies that need wrangling. These nylon bags feature a mesh pocket so you can find what you need at a glance. Choose from various sizes for the ideal fit and yummy colors like lime and orange. Visit www.intlarrivals.com to declutter.

Wonderful Wood

Strap on natural wood accessories that look sleek and are kind to the planet. WearPanda’s Panda Wood Sunglasses are ethically and sustainably handcrafted from bamboo and recycled materials. Purchase a pair of shades and WearPanda provides a person in need with an eye exam and prescription sunglasses. And if you’re looking to match your spouse, check out Wooden Watches from WeWOOD. The watches are lightweight, and each one sold translates to one tree planted in exchange. Find all the forest-found items you need at www.redenvelope.com.

Sinfully Smooth

Pamper yourself with exfoliators that soften and revive the skin. Indie Lee The Body Scrub and Indie Lee The Foot Scrub are natural products that will prep your appearance for spring. Find the skin savers at www.indielee.com.

On the Run

Make your workout routine more efficient with Nite Ize’s Action Armband. The arm candy allows you to remain hands free while your cell phone, credit card, license and some spare cash tag along. Check out the available sizes and colors at www.niteize.com.

This column appeared in the March 2013 issue.