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Summer Break by Mahik’s

As we begin the school year, Mahik’s delights us with a poem of a appreciation for summer break.

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How to Save on School Supplies

Everyone wants to go back to school feeling cool with decorative notebooks, colorful pens, mechanical pencils, novelty erasers, and sturdy binders, but the price of school supplies themselves can leave you in a bind – especially if you’re a parent supplying two, three, four, or more children.

In fact, the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that families will be spending record-breaking amounts on “back to school” shopping this year, with the average household that has K-12 students spending $696.70. Households with college-aged students plan on spending $976.78, the highest amount ever recorded by the NRF.

However, you don’t have to drop hundreds – nearly a thousand – to send your kids back to school in style and equipped with the tools they need to succeed.

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Favorite Memory by Marshall James Kavanaugh

“Favorite Memory” is a poem written on the spot by the ‘dream poet for hire,’ Marshall James Kavanaugh, in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelpha, Pa.

This poem will also be featured in the seventh issue of The Burgundy Zine on July 28th.

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Shark Attack at Lush

The handmade cosmetics company, Lush, known for their vibrant, fragrant, delicatible soaps and bath bombs, is holding the ‘Shark Attack’ campaign to support the Sharkwater Foundation from June 8 through the end of the month.

Last week, we visited Lush at the King of Prussia mall to get an inside scoop on their campaign. We also learned a bit more about their company as well as their products.

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Digging Our Heels into Pashion Footwear with CEO Haley Pavone

Heels. They’re an elegant, classic wardrobe staple. Yet, in spite of being a a $34.1 billion industry, they are quite possibly the most impractical and unsafe style of footwear out there.

After personally falling victim to the dangers of stilettos, 23-year old entrepreneur Haley Pavone took matters into her own hands and started Pashion Footwear, the company that produces heels designed to transform into flats in seconds with a simple twist.

Yesterday, we reached out to Pavone via telephone to learn a little more about the launch of Pashion Footwear.

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