Top Ten Posts of 2014 on Made in USA Challenge

Another year is coming to a close. I hope you and your families enjoyed a wonderful Holiday season, and top it off with a very Happy New Year’s. To commemorate the New Year, this annual review covers the top ten posts on the blog for the year.

Top Ten Posts of 2014 on Made in USA Challenge

 Here are the top ten posts on the blog this year. Check out these popular posts you read this year, and others you may have missed! Let me know if you have a favorite post that didn’t make the list too.



  1. The American Made Holiday Gift Guide along with the Made in America Holiday Challenge were once again this year’s most viewed posts. This year’s version featured carefully curated made in USA gift ideas.

The Six Items Challenge Made in USA Challenge2. The Six Items Challenge for the USA was popular, thanks in part to some great media coverage. The initiative raised awareness of our dependence on the fast fashion industry and raised money to support garment workers.

How to Get New Girl Style Made in USA

3. I am not alone in my love of Zooey Deschanel’s style. The guide to getting “The New Girl” look with made in USA clothes and accessories received nice attention.

How to Choose Disposable Made in USA Diapers

4. Thanks to all the readers who happen to be Moms, the guide to choosing a made in USA disposable diaper continues to show interest. It features options and what specifically to look for in evaluating a diaper in terms of sustainability and safety.

Vote With Your Dollar Made in USA Challenge Infographic on How to Be a Conscious Consumer

5. The first Made in USA Challenge infographic, How to Make Ethical Shopping Choices, was a hit! The graphic includes several factors to consider to vote with your dollar. The success of the infographic encouraged me to create others.

Made in USA Watches Guide

6. This Made in USA Watches post was another popular guide this year. The companies featured are described in detail for a comprehensive education on the topic.


7. American Made Kitchenware is obviously an item of interest with consumers. The American Made Kitchenware: Guide to Made in USA Products for Cooking and Baking, continues to drive traffic from web searches.

Infographic Top Ten Reasons to Support Small Businesses and Buy Local

8. I was even more please with my second infographic, Top Ten Reasons to Support Small Local Businesses. Much of the traffic came from small businesses themselves, in the form of shares on their Facebook pages.

Made in USA Mother's Day Gift Guide

9. Mom would be so proud that so many readers looked a the Made in USA Mother’s Day Gift Guide! Perfect for other Holidays as well, these gifts were hand picked to pamper and delight Moms of varied interests.

fourth of july essentials made in usa

 10. The Fourth of July post was popular this summer. The guide to essentials to celebrating the Holiday included a call to action to celebrate our Independence from imported goods by buying made in USA.

What was your favorite post on the blog this year? Did I miss one of the pieces you enjoyed most?