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Okabashi Shoes – Great Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Whole Family (Giveaway)

Okabashi Shoes – Great Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Whole FamilyThe Healthy Moms Magazine Christmas Wish List (Giveaway)


If you are looking for an affordable environmentally friendly gift that gives back for Christmas this year a pair of Okabashi Shoes is the right choice for you! These shoes are comfortable, and contains 30% recycled material, supportive with a massaging insole that helps relieve foot and back pain, guaranteed for 2 years, made in the USA, dishwasher-safe and machine washable, antimicrobial and odor resistant, anti-slip, completely water proof, and the ONLY shoe endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association. If that is not enough reasons to purchase a pair of these great shoes there is more!

Okabashi shoes has teamed up with Better World Books to celebrate Holidays with Sole starting on November 1, 2011. For every pair of Okabashi shoes purchased online through December 31st, Okabashi Brands will donate a pair of shoes to an Atlanta area homeless student in need. Better World Books will also be conducting a parallel program by donating an age-appropriate book for every book sold on their website. All donations will be distributed to Atlanta area schools in late March.

I had the opportunity to try out a pair of Okabashi shoes. I don’t normally wear flip-flops because I like to have support around my ankle. Regular flip-flops feel like they are going to fall off of my feet and are uncomfortable. Okabashi shoes are made with Microplast which is blend of plastics has been specially formulated to provide maximum comfort, durability, and recyclability. The material forms to my feet and the shoes don’t feel like they are going to fall off. I can wear these shoes around the house, when I am out for a walk with my kids or when my feet are sore after a vigorous work out.

Okabashi shoes were tested and endorsed by the American Chiropractic Association. The ACA concluded that Okabashi shoes provide superior foot support and massaging comfort, are durable and flexible, water and slip resistant on wet and dry surfaces, excellent use of micro-check, an antimicrobial agent, which keeps shoes dry and repels stain and other deterioration and are affordable.

“Because footwear plays such an important role in the functional biomechanics of the human body, choosing the right shoe can help eliminate pain in your back, hips, knees and feet. Okabashi’s product line provides wearers with a shoe that is designed for comfort and support at a very affordable price.”
ACA President, Richard G. Brassard, DC

“The endorsement from the ACA means a lot to our company since we designed our shoes to alleviate the type of back, leg and foot pain that plague people seeking chiropractic services. We feel that doctors of chiropractics will be excited to offer a comfort shoe to their patients that is both cost-effective and long-lasting.”
Okabashi Brands, Inc. President and CEO, Bahman Irvani”

I love my Okabashi shoes and they come in a wide variety of sizes, styles and colors so you will be able to find a pair for everyone in your family. Okabashi shoes can be purchased online at www.okabashi.com. Healthy Moms Magazine readers can enter to win a pair of Okabashi shoes by following Okabashi brands on Twitter, liking Okabashi brands on Facebook and leaving us a comment.

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For every entry including extra entries please leave a separate comment. Winners will be chosen randomly from the comments and e mails that I receive. The contest ends on November 25 , 2011 at 8am PST and is open to anyone in the US and Canada. Please leave your e mail address in your comments. The winner will be notified with an e mail from talbertcascia @ yahoo dot com with “Hello from The Healthy Moms Magazine” in the subject. All comments without e mail addresses will be disqualified.

*Disclosure: I received a pair of Okabashi shoes in exchange for this review. All opinions are accurate and 100% mine.

Cascia Talbert is a busy blogger, publisher, freelance writer, online merchant and mother of five children, living in The Pacific Northwest. With a B.A. in history and law and a passion for writing and staying healthy, she started The Healthy Moms Magazine in 2007. The Healthy Moms Magazine is currently ranked the top health blog for moms and features several health expert writers and mom bloggers. Ms. Talbert believes that if mothers are well educated on health issues and how to stay healthy, they can pass that information down to their children and reverse the childhood obesity statistics in the U.S.

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Cascia Talbert is a devout Catholic, mother of five children, health and fitness enthusiast and positive parenting supporter. She is also the founder of the award winning online health, fitness, parenting and Christian faith magazine for moms, the Healthy Moms Magazine. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, five children and one spoiled cat. Her hobbies include gardening, country music, running, and playing her flute. Check out her first book, "Taking Care of your Family's Health and Well-being, Saints to Turn to and the Catholic Faith," available anywhere books are sold.

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