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September11th

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Knowledge is power! Get excited with our must have picks for Back to School. From Kindergarten, Middle School to College we have included items for fashionistas to bookworms.

1. Striped Sporty Tee – For your little soccer champion! This sporty graphic tee is cool and comfy. Your little one will be a crowd pleaser on the field. Made with 100% cotton jersey and quality yarn-dyed for long lasting wear and tear. Nicely finished with a faded print and patch letters for a casual and fun look. $10 at ChildrensPlace.com

2. Babiators – A line of BPA-free aviator style sunglasses giving children 100% UVA and UVB protection. With 10 stylish colors and 2 sizes, Babiators will make your little ones the coolest kids on campus. $19.99 at Babiators.com

3. Graphic Henley – Little football fans and junior players will love this classic henley. The sporty graphic adds a fun design he’ll adore. Comfortable to the touch, made with 100% ultra soft cotton. Pre-washed to reduce shrinkage and maintain quality. Pair with carpenter jeans and sneakers for that cool school boy look. $12 at ChildrensPlace.com

4. Mini Melissa Ultragirl – The classic Melissa Ultragirl has finally debuted in Mini Melissa! With a delicate bow, stylish strap and contemporary colors, this shoe is the perfect balance of charm and style for any mini fashionista. Each pair of Melissa shoes is sustainably crafted in Brazil from MELFLEX, a technologically-engineered injected thermoplastic that easily molds to feet for the most comfortable fit around. Plus, they’re totally hypoallergenic, water-resistant and recyclable! $50 at Shop601.com

5. Sports Backpack – This backpack is definitely cool for school! Pack up your school essentials in style. The sporty design makes it perfect for all sport lovers. Great for all seasons since its made with water-resistant polyester. Features lots of pockets to fit all his supplies. Easy to grip handle and padded shoulder straps for carrying books at ease. Front pocket is roomy to fit your water bottle or lunchbox. Also, comes with a do-it-yourself ID label so your backpack doesn’t get lost. $9.09 at ChildrensPlace.com

6. Itzy Ritzy Snack Happened – From keeping lunch and snacks fresh and spill-free, to toting school essentials like pencils, erasers and even eye glasses. Itzy Ritzy’s award-winning Snack Happened and Snack Happened Mini reusable snack bags are a back-to-school must! Available in two sizes and in an array of prints and patterns like hearts, stripes, plaids, airplanes and whales, these take-along reusable bags fit conveniently into any backpack, are BPA-free and are great for the environment too! $9.99 – $12.99 at ItzyRitzyStore.com

7. Sharkies Organic Fruit Chews – The perfect portable snack for back to school. A healthy treat that contains 100% Vitamin C. Each box comes with 5 packets of assorted and fun-to-eat shark shaped flavors. Both Berry Bites and Fruit Splash bursts with intense flavor. Parents can say “Yes” knowing that Sharkies are free of high fructose corn syrup, wheat, gluten, nuts and fat. Sharkies makes it easy for kids to enjoy a delicious snack anytime, anywhere. $3.99 at SharkiesInc.com

8. Contigo Autoseal Kids Trekker Cup – A really fun and cool cup for kids who have outgrown their sippy cups but not accidents. These cups use a special AUTOSEAL technology to prevent spills and unexpected leaks. Just press the button to sip and release the button to automatically seal. Easy-grip shape makes this kids cup easy to hold for little hands. This fantastic kids cup is perfect for school, car rides or play-dates. $6.99 at GoContigo.com

9. Nature’s Path Crunchy Granola Bars – A healthy treat that your child will enjoy during snack time lunch. Take a trip down memory lane with with these decadent snack bars. With every bite of Apple Pie reminds you of your Grandma’s homemade dessert. This flavor will satisfy your sweetest sweet tooth. Macaroon Crunch delivers a rich chocolate experience like no other. Bits of chucks and sweet coconut mix in luscious harmony. $3.99 at NaturesPath.com

10. Little Citizens Afterschool Kit – The gift of tea is calming and healthy for the mind. Surprise your little one from a hard day at school with this exciting tea gift set. This welcoming afterschool treat comes with a fun story of Zak the Yak, a colorful spill-proof cup and 3 tasty teas. All three flavors of Little Citizens Herb Teas are sure to please any child’s palette. Every child will sure love this back to school reward! $41.50 at RepublicofTea.com

11. Mabel’s Labels Ultimate Back-To-School Combo – A brand-new, limited-edition school combo pack that includes all the labels needed to keep kids’ stuff out of the lost and found. Teeny Tags, Skini Minis, Tag Mates, and Shoe labels easily designate everything from pencils and notebooks to sports gear and team uniforms, and can be personalized with names and fun symbols; over 100 in a pack. $42 at MabelsLabels.com

12. Brads Raw Chips – Pack a healthy snack in your kids lunch instead of the ordinary potato chips. It can be a challenge to get your child to eat right but these raw chips will satisfy even the pickiest taste buds. Blended with raw vegetables, sprouted flax seeds, buckwheat groats and spices, dehydrated at 105 degrees. This process ensures the natural richness in proteins and enzymes. Comes in a variety of delicious flavors including Hot! Red Bell Pepper, Indian, Hot! Kale, Red Bell Pepper, Beet, Sweet Potato, Kale, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Cheddar. At only 120 calories per serving, no trans fats, high in protein and fiber. Feel confident without the guilt when giving your child this snack that’s full of lifetime benefits! $6.99 at BradsRawChips.com

13. Boo Boos Happen First Aid Kit with Topricin Junior – The perfect kit for all your Back to School accidents. Attention Moms Everywhere!! Look no further for the most reliable, safe, fast-acting and natural pain relief product made Just For Children. Now, there is Topricin Junior! It is the most soothing, gentle, moisturizing pain reliever for the skin and is very good for eczema. It has no odor and is a safe alternative to chemical products. The best feature is that it has no dangerous side affects. The kit contains a tube of Topricin Junior, self adhesive bandages, and comes in a lovely blue zippered bag perfect for storing other necessities. $19.99 at Topricin.com

14. CamelBak Eddy Water Bottle – Keep your water icy cold with this unique water bottle that never lets a drink get warm. Perfect for on the go when you don’t have time to keep liquids refrigerated. This bottle allows for fast flow with each big bite from the valve and protects against dirt and unwanted leaks. 100% BPA Free, has lifetime guarantee, easily fits most car’s cup holders, dishwasher safe and spill proof. It makes drinking water fun and easy and will keep you cool and hydrated all day! $15 at CamelBak.com

15. Gum Crayola Timer Light & Gum Dinosaur Train Manual Toothbrushes – Make brushing teeth a fun experience during morning and bedtime. Your little one will be elated to start their day cleaning their teeth. This toothbrush teaches smile maintenance with a 60 second time feature to ensure better oral health. The ultra-soft bristles are extra gentle on little gums. Comes in 4 fun colors for both Boys and Girls, two color illuminated lights and flash for 60 seconds and a suction cup base to keep toothbrush clean. If you have a child who is restless add their favorite characters Buddy and Tiny from the Dinosaur Train to their daily routine. Brushing can be extra fun for kids. They feature: tiny toothbrush heads that easily fit into small mouths, ultra-soft bristles, suction cup base, 2 toothbrushes in case you want to switch up. $2.99 – $3.49 at GUMbrand.com

16. The Tuneables – The Tuneables’ ‘I Love Music! 2-disc DVD/CD is a multi-award winning children music educational series designed to teach the fundamentals of music. The Tuneables fun and interactive platform engages children ages 3-8 years old and teaches key music fundamentals such as: listening skills, tonal and rhythmic patterns, the singing voice, and a basic music repertoire, through which children will develop a solid foundation in musical understanding. The DVD and CD is a perfect companion for children on long car rides or flights to your next destination and provides hours of educational entertainment. $29.99 at TheTuneables.com or MusicIntelligenceProject.com

17. Maty’s Kids All Natural Cough Syrup & All Natural Vapor Rub – Never miss day of school again with this all natural cough syrup and vapor rub. With its great taste of caramel and banana your child will look forward to taking it. It includes real antioxidant rich buckwheat honey and nine of Mother Nature’s most powerful immune support ingredients. Unlike traditional cold medicines, this product is food based; there are no harmful side effects. For chest colds use the natural chest rub for immediate relief. Not like your ordinary petroleum formula that is menthol based. A mixture of soothing blend of essential oils to boost immune function while it calms the child. You can have peace of mind that your child will have a healthy school year! $6.99-$8.99 at MatyShp.com

18. Baby Mantra Shampoo and Body Wash & Baby Mantra’s Calming Massage Oil – Pamper your child with ultimate spa inspired experience. Make bath-time a fun time for both mother and child without harsh chemicals but rich antioxidants. This 2-in-1 formula is refreshing and convenient adding a burst of clean and lemon scent to your daily routine. This is the secret to getting through those hectic mornings. Getting ready for school can be a challenge but this oil will relax fussy children. Each drop is soothing to the touch and invigorating . Not only does it calm but is also good for rashes, eczema and prevents dry skin. This lush formula is made with Avocado, Apricot, Grape seed, & Jojoba, skin stays moist and supple all day. Also can used as a bedtime massage oil so your little one can get a good night sleep. $12.95 – $14.50 at Baby-Mantra.com

19. GeoSafari Laptop – Let the adventures begin! Bring academics to life with this interactive laptop.Your child will love spending hours of ongoing fun with the GeoSafari Laptop. Engage in science, language arts, math and social studies with internet style game play that reinforces key topics across the curriculum. Explore learning about cultures around the world to historical inventors. Perfect for elementary levels who want to gain or refresh their skills. Includes 63 double sided lesson cards that challenge the brain and enhance critical thinking. Offers 3 modes of play and 2 players can go head-to-head for intense competition rounds. Features lights and sound that guide game play, track scores and provide feedback. Let your child experience history in an exciting way. $74.99 at EducationalInsights.com

20. Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega Junior – Keep little ones healthy all year round with a dose of cod liver oil. No icky taste, comes in strawberry flavor so your kids will enjoy. Two soft gels deliver 640 mg omega-3s, making it an excellent way to give children their omega-3s. This formula double-strength fish oil in an easy-to-swallow soft gel. Safe, effective and fresh, without the worry of that unpleasant burp-back. $29.95 at NordicNaturals.com

21. Omyst – A “must have” for children going back to school because it is healthy, highly effective and portable for after school events. The spray was formulated by Noreen Mulvanerty: a certified herbalist and nurse practitioner with over 25 years of emergency room experience.  Most importantly, Noreen is a mother of 5 children. In order to achieve full U.S. patent status, Omyst was clinically tested and found to be safe for children, expecting and nursing mothers, adults and even pets. $20 at Omyst.com

22. I Could’ve Bin a Container Collection – $4.95-$65 at LandofNod.com

23. MathShark Electronic Game – Take your math skills to a whole new level! Your child will love playing with the MathShark for hours while building their math skills. It features over 7,500  quiz questions covering addition, subtraction, fractions, and percentages. You choose 1 of 8 levels of play and then solve the problems appearing on the screen. Challenge yourself with exciting quiz games complete with lights and sound effects. If your in the mood to study or work on homework, MathShark can also turn into a brilliant calculator. $42.95 at LakeshoreLearning.com

24. Word Lab Quiz Games – This educational games offers hours of fun and will turn your child into a “Wordmaster”! Explore the beauty of words and test your knowledge along the way. It has 36 skill building games and over 2,000 questioning quizzes on synonyms, antonyms, plurals, homophones, contractions and spelling. It also has flashing lights and sound effects making the Electronic Word Lab even more exciting. $69.95 at LakeshoreLearning.com

25. Children’s Oxylent – Effervescent daily multivitamin/mineral drink that nurtures, strengthens, and protects growing minds and bodies, specially formulated for ages 4 years and over. Children’s Oxylent uses the revolutionary effervescent delivery system, which offers exceptional absorption of vital nutrients. Children’s Oxylent powder can be added to 4-6 ounces of water, with or without ice, for a great tasting, nutritious, hydrating drink in delicious Bubbly Berry Punch flavor. Each box of Children’s Oxylent contains 30 stick packets that are the perfect size for lunch boxes and little hands. $24.95 at Vitalah.com

1. Safari Ventures Tube Top – The Safari Ventures Tube Top is a must have item for every girl’s Back to School Wardrobe. This cream ruched tube top features orange and blue stripes, a peplum hem, and a smocked back perfect for any trendy girl! $28 at ThreadSence.com

2. Melissa Patchuli II – Melissa introduces a gorgeous wedge named after its design inspiration, the Patchuli flower, found in the Amazon jungle. This platform peep-toe wedge features a 4″ heel, feminine contrast ankle strap and an edgy contrast stripe up the back. Each pair of Melissa shoes is sustainably crafted in Brazil from MELFLEX, a technologically-engineered injected thermoplastic that easily molds to feet for the most comfortable fit around. $95 at Shop601.com

3. Baby-G Watch – This new Baby-G features a stainless steel bezel with chaton-like protectors to handle life’s challenging moments. White resin band analog and digital watch with a white face. Not only does the timepiece feature a convenient, dual way to tell time – analog and digital, but it also showcases shock resistance, 100 meter water resistance, 27-city world time, countdown timer & stopwatch capability, five daily alarms, 12/24 hour formats and LED lights. $110 at Baby-G.com

4. Adidas Adizero Tempaia 2.0 – All eyes on you, these shoes will have you shining on the tennis and volleyball court. Adizero Tempaia 2.0 tennis shoes makes a stunning impression right out the box. Not your average classic white tennis shoes, these add a pop of color to get you in the zone. Includes a SPRINTSKIN single-layer synthetic upper, ADITUFF on medial toe to protect from abrasions during high-speed movement and ADIPRENE+ insert for forefoot propulsion and efficiency. Tempaia 2.0’s are micoach compatible for the player interested in tracking their every move. This shoe is light, sturdy making it perfect for players of any level. $125 at Adidas.com

5. Tribal Print Maxi Dress – This tribal print maxi dress is definitely a statement when going out on the town to a fine restaurant with your beau. It’s sheer sexy overlay is so soft and feminine with just enough flair at the top for an accentuated bust line. This number is perfect for those cool summer nights. $22 at Dots.com

6. Aztec Fringe Tank – When stepping out in this aztec fringe tank, you will be grooving to the beat. This one is alot of fun for wearing to a club. It dances with your body with its evenly trimmed fringes that swing with your every move, swaying in the cool night breeze. $16 at Dots.com

7. Reuse Mid Rise Flare Jeans – Eco-friendly chic! These white jeans are uber luxurious and extremely comfortable. Add a hint of sophistication to your wardrobe with these knock out jeans. The perfect summer or fall jean that pairs up nicely with a flowing tunic. These white flares offer style versatility making them a must have in your school wardrobe. $95 at ReuseJeans.com

8. Dr. Scholl’s Women’s Laser – Perfect for a serene and calming stroll on the beach with the one you love and adore. The laser sandal shows off a gladiator look with metal discs, and a round open front that puts your feet in the spotlight. Add a pop of color to your  toenails for a more glamorous appeal. Not only are they handcrafted with the very best materials, Dr. Scholl’s technology attributes extra comfortable memory fit foam and non-pressure with massaging gel insoles. This shoe can be worn from day to night. $53.99 at DrSchollsShoes.com

9. Sheer Sweetheart Tank – This sheer sweetheart  tank spells elegance out in a few words, simplicity at its best! A burst of tangerine color flowing innocently while complimenting every women’s silhouette. When paired up with a pair of white sheer palazzo pants, it makes beautiful piece of evening attire for those special occasions. $18 at Dots.com

10. Rhoana’s Chunky Green Threaded Mixed Bangle Set – An incredibly stunning bracelet that’s a must have for your wardrobe. When you see green jewelry you think of sparkling emeralds. Not an expensive emerald but is still a knockout. The vibrant green tones and details are flattering on many skin tones. Made of beautiful clusters of bangles ranging from crystals, threaded and green bangles. This luxurious piece will have you glowing with confidence! $49.95 at FantasyJewelryBox.com

11. Free People Cropped Colored Skinny Jean – $88 at KarmaLoop.com

12. Adidas Clima Xtreme – Take athletic style to the Xtreme! Vibrant aqua blue, you will be the center of attention during practice. These trendsetting running shoes provides a fast-paced style with endless hours of comfort. Lightweight at the foot makes it the perfect track shoe for school. Clima Xtreme features a mesh and synthetic upper for maximum airflow. Includes a sockliner to keep your feet cool, non-woven fabric in the lining, Adiwear+ technology and 360 degree ventilation. Be the star on your track team and take your training to next level! $100 at Adidas.com

13. Fiesta Hopping Dress – The Fiesta Hopping Dress by ThreadSence is a red sundress with embroidered accents  and features an elasticized waist, adjustable straps, and a back zipper closure. A dress this cute is definitely first day of school worthy! $40 ThreadSence.com

14. WeSC Overlay Sweatshirt – $54 at KarmaLoop.com

15. Wet Seal Ruffle Eyelet Tube Top – $13.99 at WetSeal.com

16. Reuse Mid Rise Flare Jeans – Inspire your classmates to become a Eco-friendly fashionista! Make a fashion statement on the first day of school with these recycled jeans. Sexy and form fitting to your curves, you can easily pair with a fitted tank or tube top. These gray flares are a fashion staple that you must not live without! $95 at ReuseJeans.com

17. Athalia’s Blue Threaded and Gold Metal Stacking Bangle Set – Bust out Bollywood with fun and fantabulous style! This colorful bangle set can be worn with everything from jeans dressed up or down to your beautiful soft feminine fabrics worn day or night. The blue and gold jewelry design creates a luxurious feel. You will fall in love with the gleam of the gold tone bangles, and the artistry of the blue threading. A versatile piece that can be worn in a combination of ways. Wear just one for a more simple look or all when you want to go chic. $49.95 at FantasyJewelryBox.com

18. Beyond The Seaside Slit Dress – The Beyond The Seaside Slit Dress by ThreadSence is a teal chiffon dress with an oceanic print. Features an elasticized top and waist with side slit detailing that will be perfect from 1st all the way to 8th period! $54 at ThreadSence.com

19. Reuse 5 Pocket Mid Rise Bell Bottom Jeans – Indulge in the green denim trend! When your not in the mood to be in the fashion spotlight, slip on a pair of classic blue flares. These jeans are ultra cool to the touch and sleek in fit with just the right amount of 70‘s flavor. From fashion forward wash treatments and handcrafted detailing, each perfected with a splash of unique signature. $95 at ReuseJeans.com

20. HoodieBuddie – Fun, functional, and wearable garments that embody a carefree and vibrant lifestyle. HB3 Technology is the patent pending innovation which integrates full device connectivity into sweatshirts and other apparel through an input jack in the pocket and machine washable drawstring earbuds. From simple solids, to brights and bold patterns, HoodieBuddie is a must-have at the game, on the plane, and everyday — from mainstreet to downtown. Not only is HoodieBuddie a revolutionary product that will forever change apparel in its most traditional form. $48 at HoodieBuddie.com

21. Sunrise Bahamas T-Shirt – This trendy guys’ t-shirt illustration was designed by “lennyari”. With the title of “sunrise bahamas t-shirt”, this navy blue grand t-shirt is just a small sampling of the large number of stunning cruises ideas available on Zazzle. Zazzle’s classic American Apparel t-shirt will be an amazing complement to this paradise island artwork. Created with 100% fine jersey cotton and finely combed for the most incredible softness, this tee is available in vivid colors. $41.95 at Zazzle.com

22. London London London Shirt – The perfect shirt for the world traveler who wants to show off their live for culture and amazing design. Enjoy the feel of 100% fine jersey cotton against your skin. This unisex shirt, by American Apparel, is the softest, smoothest shirt we sell. It’s medium weight and made from combed cotton for your added comfort. Gives a flattering and stylish fit to virtually any body type. $48.95 at Zazzle.com

1. Sit on It Original – Turn your dorm into a cozy study haven. This multi-functional beanbag offers hours of pure relaxation and supreme back support. When your not calculating intense mathematics, use as a plush bed or entertaining sofa. The Sit on It beanbag is water-resistant which makes it perfect for occasional hang outs with friends. If you spill food or drinks you can easily wipe it off. Designed with only the best materials, the filling consists of flame retardant EPS beans. Unlike other beanbags, it will retain its shape immediately to that of your body. On those cold winter days you will appreciate how the beans bring warmth to your body, ideal for sore muscles. Comes in 16 vibrant colors that will add just the right amount of joy to your busy day! $229 at LoopeeDesign.com

2. Bedding in Paisley Meets Plaid – The Reversible Comforter set is a colorful way to head back to school! Each set is made of soft 250-thread count cotton percale in three new vibrant colors. The allover design on the front brings any bed the perfect pop of color and has a coordinating reverse side. Also included are two standard size pillow shams with a wide flange trim and overlap closure. Sets are available in twin/twin XL or full/queen sizes for a limited time. $149-$189 at VeraBradley.com

3. JAWBONE – BIG JAMBOX is lighter than a backpack at 3 pounds, and lets you fill the any space with bold sound. The “dueling DJ” aspect that lets two people control the music on one speaker. Take it with you to sports practice for some musical motivation on the field, or throw an impromptu outdoor party for all your friends. $299 at Jawbone.com

4. Kindle Fire – Lighten your load this year with Amazon’s Kindle Fire: the ultimate companion for back to school! Kindle Fire’s compact, light-weight design will save your back pack and locker space, allowing kids and college students to download e-books instead of trekking around heavy books (books conveniently download in 60 seconds or less). With over 20 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines and books and thousands of popular apps and games, Kindle Fire opens the spectrum for students everywhere—with the chance to play educational games, download literary classics, help with research projects and more. $199 at Amazon.com

5. HAAN’s Power & Finesse – Keep your dorm simply clean without the hassle of bulky vacuum cleaners. HAAN has revolutionized the way we clean by using the power of water. In one easy-to-use steamer you can blast away dirt and grime. Low-profile swiveling head, extra long cord and carpet glide attachment gets your house chores done fast leaving you stress free. Sleek, chic and incredibly multi-functional, your cleaning time is dramatically cut in half. Perfect solution for those with allergies or sensitivities to chemicals. This powerful steam mop cleans up to 99.9% of household germs, bacteria and dust mites without chemicals. Sanitize and disinfect vinyl and laminate floors, carpet, bathtubs, toilets, counters and much more! $159.95 at HaanUSA.com

6. Honeywell True HEPA Tower Allergen Remover – Honeywell True HEPA Tower Allergen Remover – Back to School and Back to Germs! Keep the germs out with this powerful air purifier. A great gift for college students living in dorms or their first apartment. Let’s face it, small spaces are breeding grounds for all kinds of sickness. Everyone should own an air purifier, especially the Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover. It will definitely purify and capture all the microscopic airborne allergens and odors. It’s sleek tower design doesn’t take up much room and even adds a bit of mod to your decor. Size doesn’t always matter, this purifier proves little things can blasts away the most toughest particles and odors. It circulates air in the room up to 5 times an hour and can purify up to 170 sq. ft. Simple and easy to obtain clean healthy air, three levels of air purification can handle anything at any level. The filter only needs to be replaced once a year and even reminds you when it needs to be changed. $189.99 at Honeywell.com

7. HP ENVY 110 e-All-in-One Printer – Cutting-edge design and premier printing—plus photos and more in a touch. This wireless, Web-connected e-all-in-one with a large touchscreen fits perfectly almost anywhere in the home, and offers a variety of mobile printing solutions. Print vivid photos, make color copies, scan photo reprints, produce prints from the Web and fax without a phone line. $249.99 at Shopping.HP.com

8. Air Crazy Corn Popper – Nothing but fun, fun, fun, on the weekend with this popcorn popper! Great for a theater inspired snack during movie night or a study date. Deliciously popped kernels everytime just like at a live show. You can even get creative and add special topping to your popcorn for the ultimate gourmet experience. No need to fuss with messy cooking oil when making this healthy snack. The Air Crazy Popper pops the corn using hot air in just 3 minutes! It has a butter cup that when filled measures 1/2 cup of kernels. It is also easy to store away with an easy wind cord. Let your popping skills take you to an unforgettable journey in the kitchen! $29.99 at WestBend.com

9. Toshiba Excite 10 Tablet – Need a powerful, durable and super lightweight tablet to take to class or study meetings? Check out Toshiba’s Excite 10 Tablet. Powered by Android 4.0, this tablet has all the ports you’ll need to stay connected and with its NVIDIA Tegra 3 Processor and scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass display, it’s great for reading and watching movies on the go. $449.99 at US.Toshiba.com

10. Scent-Light Fragrance Diffuser by Yankee Candle – Refresh your dorm room with this no-mess fragrance diffuser. It provides a glowing light with scent without the hazards of a burning candle. The atmosphere will be filled with invigorating fragrance and dim light when turned on, and a soft continuous fragrance when the light is turned off. It automatically turns off after 4 hours and fragrance lasts for over 45 days. Also, comes in handy for an emergency or quiet storm! $24.99 at YankeeCandle.com

11. VH Apparel Lavender Capsule Infused Chenille Socks – When your feeling a bit under the weather or stressed get cozy with these push socks. Melt away the tension and let the senses calm and relax. These lavender infused chenille slouchy socks ease the mind from a days stress. Ultra soft fabric soothes and comforts the soles so you don’t suffer from achy feet. Take your feet on a quest to unforgettable comfort and pampering. $14.99 at VHApparel.com

12. Modella 3 Piece Train Set – Inspired by the latest runway styles, Modella’s latest collection puts a spotlight on your personal care essentials. The cosmetic and travel accessories feature chic patterns, bursts of magenta, mod florals and striking exotics. Great for storing your beauty must haves. Exotic paisley print grace the Medallion and Daisy Dot flourishes with bright flowers. These hip patterns allow fashionistas to flaunt their personal style, while keeping organized. $13.47 at Walmart locations nationwide

13. REACH Toothbrushes – Do you want a glowing smile? Well, if the answer is yes, then you need to grab a Reach Toothbrush. Collaborations with REACH, Fashion Designer Shoshanna Gruss and BRAVO TV’s “Flipping Out” star Jeff Lewishave created patterned toothbrushes that blend in with the latest trends. Shoshanna took inspiration for her brush designs from her 2012 Swim Collection and favorite cities around the world, while Jeff was inspired by his recent home design projects and his favorite streets in L.A. These fashionable toothbrushes will help make your bathroom super chic and inspire you to keep brushing your teeth! $3.99 at ReachBrand.com

14. Joy Mangano’s “My Little Steamer” – This super-compact steamer easily fits in a carry-on or tote and is ready to blast wrinkles away with steam when you need it. Just fill it with ordinary tap water and turn it on. In just two minutes, it’s ready to tackle even the most stubborn creases. $19.95 at HSN.com

15. Big Blue Live Wireless Bluetooth Speaker – Turn up the volume! This small but powerful speaker can pump out big sound anywhere. Listen to everything and stream from anything with one Bluetooth speaker. Enjoy crystal clear sound from any Bluetooth-enabled device from your laptop, tablet, smartphone and MP3 player. Super convenient for college students who are always on the go. Up to 6 hours of playing time and even take calls on speakerphone with its built-in mic. Give your device a larger voice for presentations, music, movies and games. $99.99 at Brookstone.com

16. LYTRO – The Lytro light field camera is the perfect camera to help anyone capture all their college memories. The world’s first light field camera captures all of the available light within a scene, meaning you can focus your pictures after the fact.  Snap a shot and easily upload and share it via Twitter, Facebook, and email to allow friends and family to see and interact with your special moments. $399 at Lytro.com

17. TimeSmart Self-Setting Alarm Clock Radio – No need to worry about ever waking up too late for school or work. This multi-functional clock sets everything right on time ensuring you never miss any important exams or events. If an electrical storm hits the clock automatically resets back to the correct time when the storm is over. And this includes anywhere in the world. It can even remember alarm settings so you wont be tardy. It’s easy to read during day or night with its bold bright digits. The actual alarm starts off softly and gradually becomes louder. If you want to wake up to your favorite music it has a  6 am/fm radio station presets, auxiliary port for headphones, mp3 and cd players. $69.99 at Brookstone.com

18. Joy Mangano’s “Huggable Hangers” – These acclaimed 1/4″ thick hangers virtually double your closet space and instantly give your clothes a tidy makeover.  They’re also a celebrity favorite, including Katie Lee, Sharon Osborne, Ryan Seacrest, Whitney Port, and style expert Jill Martin! $8.95, 12 hangers – $36, 36 piece set at HSN.com

19. Waterpik Traveler – Keep your smile healthy and in tip top shape. If you are a college student you must have the Waterpik Traveler. This is perfect for those who are on a budget and can’t make it to the dentist office every 6 months. It is clinically proven to be more effective than your regular string flossing and improves gum health plus reverses gingivitis. The Waterpik Traveler utilizes pulsating water to clean deep between teeth and below the gumline where traditional brushing and flossing cannot reach. Since its very quiet and energy efficient you won’t have to worry about waking up your roommate. It stimulates gum circulation and guarantees fresher, cleaner, healthier gums in just 14 days. $69.99 at Waterpik.com

 1. The Happy Student: 5 Steps to Academic Fulfillment and Success – Are you a happy, motivated student? Or do you drag yourself to class every morning? In The Happy Student, Daniel Wong describes the five key steps you need to take in order to become a happy, fulfilled, and successful student. Daniel draws on his personal journey—from unhappy overachiever to happy straight-A student—to guide you through your own transformational process. Don’t leave your happiness to chance. The Happy Student can make the difference between frustration and fulfillment in your academics. $16.95 at TheHappyStudentBook.com

2. TI-Nspire CX Graphing Handheld – Are you a student who is about to enter middle school, high school or college? Well, with the TI-Nspire CX Graphing Handheld, you will be on their way to superior achievement in careers such as science, technology, engineering and math and become very successful in these areas. Perfect for helping with high stake exams including the ACT, SAT, AP, IB, PSAT/NMSQT, Praxis, and many other state exams. With a full color black lit display, you can make faster connections between equations, graphs, and geometry of real world concepts on screen. Students can learn with the handheld in class and continue studies with the software on a desktop or laptop at home with a virtually identical experience. Investing in this calculator will help you succeed in academics and lifelong success! Education.TI.com

3. Lab Test Games – Test your brain with these fun but challenging puzzles. Take the wooden particles apart and then try to rebuild it. Each measuring six inches in diameter, these science-inspired brainteasers are great for college students who want an extra brain boost. Once you’ve completed the Atom, the Molecule poses the next challenge, and then the Particle will stump you. Up for the ultimate challenge? $20 at UncommonGoods.com

4. Brad’s Raw Foods – Indulge in raw snacks from Brad’s Raw Foods. An addictive snack that will satisfy all your cravings and turn you into a raw foodie. Brad’s leafy kale is high in fiber, Omega-3′s, rich in vitamins and enzymes. The kale is dehydrated below 115 degrees to preserve the nutrients and enzymes that aid digestion and keep you energized. Comes in 4 delicious flavors including Naked, Nasty Hot, Natural Nacho and Vampire Killer. The mix of cashews, sunflower seeds and red pepper gives it a cheesy flavor that is super filling and tantalizing. If you want to get creative you can mix into soups, sprinkled on salad, or a baked potato. A great brainy snack to keep your mind sharp for all those important exams! $7.49 at BradsRawChips.com

5. Poppin. Soft Cover Notebook – Add a little bit of color to your school notes. This little notebook is great for storing notes and brilliant ideas. Comes in vibrant colors that make you feel fashionably chic. Handy interior back pocket is great for receipts or budget planning. Keep notes secure with a elastic closure and comes with a built in bookmark. $9 at Shop.Poppin.com

6. Rhythm Superfoods – Once you go raw the goodness wont stop! These kale chips are raw, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free kale chips are loaded with antioxidants, calcium, manganese, iron, potassium, fiber and Vitamins A, C, K and B6. Savor in 5 authentic flavors of Mango Habanero, Texas BBQ, Zesty Nacho, Bombay Curry and Kool Ranch. Crunchy with a cheesy flavor from being smothered in nutritional yeast. They are super crispy and taste great. Try a snack that will satisfy your cravings and make your lifestyle healthier. $5.99 at RhythmSuperfoods.com

7. Pure Bars – Indulge in the taste of pure joy with Pure Bars. Not your ordinary nutrition bar that is packed with junk but only the real good stuff. Pure Bars are full of omega-3‘s, high in fiber and have loads of antioxidants. The perfect morning treat for when you need a kick start of energy. They don’t contain refined sugar, artificial ingredients, preservatives, trans fats, cholesterol, dairy, GMOs, gluten or soy. Comes in 8 delicious flavors including Apple Cinnamon, Cherry Cashew, Chocolate Brownie, Cranberry Orange, Trail Mix and Wild Blueberry, Dark Chocolate Berry, and New! Banana Coconut. Please your sweet tooth in a nutritional way! $1.59-$1.79 at ThePureBars.com

8. Poppin. Signature Ballpoint Pens – Brighten up your writing tools with these colorful collection of pens. Essential for studying and classroom note taking. Smooth metal clip classes up the pen so you can ensure its safe keeping. Medium 1mm tip for an ultra smooth glide across the paper without any skips. Each box contains 12 glossy pens so you’ll always have a pen at your finger tips. $12 at Shop.Poppin.com

9. Pomology Mind Formula – Give your brain the super boost it needs! This unique pomegranate based formula is designed to keep your memory and mind sharp. Maintain your mental clarity, memory and creativity at school, home and work. Pomology Mind infuses memory-enhancing Ginkgo Biloba and Ashwaganda with omega-3 fatty acids for optimal brain function. A blend of Acetyl-l-Carnitine HCl, vitamin B-12 and folic acid also works to preserve attention, memory, mood and sharpness. $24.95 at Pomology.com

10. Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega D3 – Want to maintain healthy bones and immune function? When on the go and have no time for a glass of milk, grab a Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega-D3. Add this to your supplement regimen for a high boost of omega-3 and natural vitamin D. Ultimate Omega-D3 supports superior immune function and bone health. All Nordic Naturals fish oils surpass all pharmaceutical standards for freshness and purity. Now you can preserve your bones and stay cold & flu free! $28.95 at NordicNaturals.com

11. Nordic Naturals Arctic Cod Liver Oil – When its time to study for those difficult exams, feed your brain nourishing fish oil. This unique formula is made from 100% Arctic cod liver oil without synthetic additives. Arctic cod (Skrei) has the highest DHA, vitamin A, and vitamin D content of any cod species. Each teaspoon provides1035 mg of omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA. Perfect for those who don’t like to
swallow pills, and its so tasty you wont believe its fish. $24.95 at NordicNaturals.com

12. Vitalah Oxylent – Forget the sugary soft drinks and energy elixirs that leave you feeling heavy and lethargic. Oxylent provides important essential nutrients as well as enzymes, antioxidants and amino acids naturally, without sugar and artificial ingredients, giving you optimal energy and nutrition in one convenient little package. Simply add a packet to water to instantly make a great-tasting, energizing sports drink that oxygenates, hydrates, circulates and rejuvenates your entire body. Simply add a packet to water to instantly make a great-tasting, energizing sports drink that oxygenates, hydrates, circulates and rejuvenates your entire body. Make this year your best yet with the help of Oxylent, the award winning effervescent multi-vitamin. $34.95 at Vitalah.com

1. ‘tote’-ally bliss – Bring the world-famous bliss spa home with a carry-along combo of our most sought-after face and body formulas. Bundled in a convenient re-usable zip tote, they’ll make sure you’ve got clean, soft skin ‘in the bag’ when heading back to school. $35 at BlissWorld.com

2. Tanda zap – Tanda, a line of at-home skin devices, is launching a new, blue Zap just in time for back-to-school!  This blue Zap utilizes the triple threat technology of blue LED light, gentle warming and sonic vibration, which work simultaneously to remove acne-causing bacteria and clear skin in as little as 24-hours!  This particular (blue) device will benefit the national anti-bullying organization, STOMP Out Bullying.   For every blue Zap sold, Tanda will donate a portion of the proceeds to the organization. $49.99 at Tanda.com

3. Schick Intuition 2012 Limited Edition Razors –  These fashion inspired handles are glamorous and luxurious to the touch. The 2-in-1 razor lathes and shaves in one easy step. Eliminates the need for shave gel, soap, or body wash. You get a precise shave everytime without any nicks or cuts. Each handle was specifically designed and named after its inspiration. Kelly Framel’s “Le Love” handle was inspired by her love of fashion and the lines and movement of art nouveau. The heart shapes reflect the lines of the razor itself. The Pomegranate “Playful Pom” design signifies the fresh, fruity spirit of the anti-oxidant extract. Now you can personalize your shave routine and add fun to your shower! $9.29 at Schick.com

4. Lush Mint Julips – Sugar and chocolate and all that’s nice! Mint Julips sends a burst of fresh peppermint and sweet sugar to your lips. This lip scrub is truly refreshing and creates a flawless pout. The peppermint sends a ‘tingly feeling’ to your lips while adding intense moisture. A great exfoliant for dry and cracked lips during the summer and winter months. $8.95 at LushUSA.com

5. Bath & Body Works PocketBac – Spread love, not germs. This pocket-sized bottle contains natural ingredients and powerful germ killers that, wherever you go, get hands clean and lightly scented with a crisp blend of red delicious apples, pear blossom, and orchard woods. A powerful germ-killing gel enriched with Tahitian Palm Milk. Leaves hands feeling clean and virtually germ-free. $1.50 at BathandBodyWorks.com

6. Pureology Super Smooth Smoothing Cream – This styling cream keeps frizz in its place. No longer worry about unruly hair that is un-manageable. The moisturizing formula intensifies natural shine while protecting against humidity. This deep conditioning cream delivers specific density oils of camellia, sesame and shea butter for multi-layer balancing and conditions hair, with a natural botanical of geranium. $27 at Pureology.com

7. Pureology Precious Oil – Damaged or chemically treated hair? Pureology’s Precious Oil can revive hair back to healthy. Mixed with sunflower, coconut, olive and jojoba oils to add intense shine. This versatile formula helps color-treated hair achieve maximum softness, shine and color protection. Not only good for your hair but also the earth, its paraban and silicone free. It restores manageability and replenishes the protective lipid layer to enhance overall vibrancy. $40 at Pureology.com

8. PRIVE Detailing Pomade – During the morning rush it can be difficult to get that perfect salon hair. When on the go add some pomade to the hair for a clean but sleek look. This styling product is enriched with a rich herbal blend of comfrey, aloe and jojoba. These vital ingredients deliver texture, definition and incredible shine. Hair is infused with moisture, softness and smoothness for a healthy and well defined style. $25 at PriveProducts.com

9. Healthy Hair Nutrition Conditioning Cleanser & Intensive Repair Masque – Achieve voluminous hair and say bye to lifeless hair! Healthy Hair Nutrition gently cleanses and rebalances the natural oils your hair needs. Now you can skip the over drying shampoo and still get healthy hair. Gently cleanse and condition every strand, leaving hair full of body and bounce. This innovative haircare has cut down the minutes you spend washing and conditioning your hair. Formulated with 5 natural botanical extracts that soothe and repair damaged hair. For an intense moisture boost use the Intensive Repair Masque for extremely unruly hair. Use as a  weekly deep conditioner, or after chemical treatments or excessive heat styling. Crafted with the most nurturing ingredients that are designed to deeply hydrate, nourish and protect dry and damaged hair. Restore hair’s brilliance and shine! HealthyHairNutrition.com

10. Cricket Ultra Smoothing Conditioning Comb – Comb with confidence without having to worry about your maine getting tangled. The Ultra Smooth Comb Collection is a must have for every women’s toiletry bag. This comb is made of special oils that consist of Argan, olive oil, and keratin protein and are designed to glide through your hair with ease. $6.49 at CricketCo.com

11. Goody Classics Tortoise Side Comb & Simple Styles Pony Pouf – Need a little hair inspiration? Add a side comb for an causal or stunning look for an evening affair. Are you tired of your non-voluminous hair? Add volume to your ponytail, with this multi-functional hair clip. Easily take your style from fun to chic. You can achieve a perky or sleek ponytail. Stay glam from day to night! Goody.com

12. Elite Model Fragrances – Paris, London, New York, Rio… You can now experience a flavor of life in these happening fashion destinations with Elite Model Fragrances. Each evoking a different city, the four contemporary fragrances take you on a journey through four exciting metropolitan lifestyles. For chic, eternal romantics who like to twist things up once in a while, revel in Paris Baby. Feeling in the mood for an effervescent party? Turn up the vibe with London Queen. Unleash the fiercely edgy urban princess within the New York Muse. Ready for a fiery sensual experience? Get gloriously glam with Rio Glam Girl. With the Elite Model fragrance collection, get ready to live life to the fullest. $10 at drugstores nationwide

13. Borghese Linea Precisa Liquid Eyeliner – Make your eyes pop with Linea Precisa Liquid Eyeliner. This lush formulate enhances and brings life to the eye area. Say bye to raccoon eyes, no smudge or running with this liner. Compliments the shape and definition to any eye shape. It’s easy glide felt tip makes every application go on precisely. Eyes are dramatically defined while leaving you looking simply fabulous. $19 at Borghese.com

14. Demeter Fragrances (Watermelon Lollipop, Mango and Pineapple) – Do you enjoy smelling like your favorite fruit? Indulge in this trio of tropical delight that will have you feeling like you just took a vacay to Tahiti. There’s nothing like spraying on these lovely rejuvenating fragrances after a refreshing hot shower. The watermelon is a mouth-watering contrast between candy-sweet fresh fruit and that unforgettable tartness. Magnificent mango is really fruity, with extreme sweetness. Pineapple opens with a bursting flavor of fresh fruit squeezed straight from the islands. Every where you walk after spraying, you will have everyone awing and capturing these juicy scents. $20 at DemeterFragrance.com

15. Aubrey Organics Organic Lip Balm – A must have for dry chapped lips during the hot summer and cool fall months. Not your ordinary lip balm that’s packed with petroleum. Only made with pure, organic oils that soothe and hydrate lips instantly. Comes in five healing  flavors. This super moisturizing lip balm contains rosa mosqueta oil, beeswax, coconut, olive, jojoba and hemp oils with a burst of vitamin e. It moisturizes your lips and really heals them beautifully. Also works wonders on children (especially those lip lickers). $2.95 at Aubrey-Organics.com

16. It Cosmetics Hello Lashes Natural 5-in-1 Mascara – Ladies all nonsense put aside!! Now you can have gorgeous and voluminous lashes without the hassle of falsies. Naturally increase lash volume by 430%, promote lash growth, enhance color and add a sexy curl. Works great for the most sensitive eyes and designed to reach every single lash without flaking or fading. This mascara contains vitamins, amino acids, jojoba, proteins, hydrolyzed collagen, peptides, and hydra-Luxe technology. Even after you take your mascara off all eyes will still be on you. $20 at ItCosmetics.com

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  • Comment by Jacqueline — September 12, 2012 @ 6:18 AM

    As a mother who loves to find healthy and organic solutions for my child i loved all the new finds in brands and website reading this blog!

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