September 28, 2008

Wearable Works of Art

dragon onesieAt the beginning of this year, my friend and I launched Fierce Hugs Organic Baby Clothing to the world.

Fierce Hugs packs imagination, sustainability, and an eco-friendly lifestyle into remarkably soft organic baby clothes. These fair labor onesies and cool baby tees feature unique graphics by international indie illustrators from Italy and the Netherlands and come packaged in an adorable gift box, perfect for baby showers.

In our first year, we sponsored the Silver Spoon Celebrity baby event, and the incredible first annual Feel Good Film Festival in our continued pursuit to support independent artists. All the movies have happy endings and inspirational themes, and Rainn Wilson from "The Office" MC'ed the gala.

We've been lucky enough to get a lot of great press and celebrity exposure. Fierce Hugs baby clothing is worn by many celebrities' babies including the children of Sex and the City's Evan Handler, Oscar nominee Jason Reitman, 90210's Tori Spelling, Oscar winner Halle Berry, Hairspray's Tony Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur, Scott & Renee Baio, Entourage's Constance Zimmer & many more.

Fierce Hugs has appeared in gift sets for People, X17, Life & Style, Extra! and US Weekly.

Buy one for the coolest baby you know at Fierce Hugs is a member of the Organic Trade Association.
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September 26, 2008

Election 2008 | powered by Twitter

This is just so cool. Twitter added a separate election feed. And people are tweeting.

Election 2008 | powered by Twitter

September 09, 2008

To Eat or Not to Eat

Export iPhoto Albums to Folders

After loads of searching on the web, I finally found the software I need to export my iPhoto albums or events into separate folders. Yes, it can be done, it's super simple, and best, the software is free.

[UPDATE: Since I last wrote this, I have found an easier way that requires NO software download. You just get to the files in your drive and copy them over.]

Apple's current iPhoto only allows export of individual .jpg files to a single folder that you create. If you're like me, with literally tens of thousands of photos (my flickr stream has 47,000+) and hundreds of photo albums and events, then the option of creating individual folders, renaming them, and figuring out which jpgs go where is about as appealing as picking your friend's nose.

Export iPhoto Albums into Folders

The latest download version is here: Version 0.94: Mac OS X Image.

Proper credit and lots of thanks go to the creators of this software:
iPhoto to JAlbum Exporter is written by Felix Fischer. Please contact him about bugs, enhancement ideas, or any other suggestions.

iPhoto to JAlbum Exporter is Freeware. You may use this software at your own risk. The author is not responsible for any damages caused by direct or indirect use of this software.
This product includes software developed by

* JGoodies Karsten Lentzsch (,
* David Ekholm, Datadosen (
* Gregory Guerin (MacBinary Toolkit 2 for Java)

Originally created for Jalbum, I simply use it to export my photos into folders for storage on my external hard drive. The only problem is that you can't go above your apple's hard drive level. I have 30GB of images at the moment, and only 9GB available on my ibook's hard drive. I can't export to a folder on my external hard drive because of this limitation, so I ended up exporting in batches of folders and transferring those batches to the external. Then, of course, secure deleting all the newly created files on the ibook. Still, this has saved me a lot of time and frustration.

The creation of events into folders is key for backing up your photos onto external drives, burning to cds or dvds, or just plain organizing or distributing your jpg files without all the iPhoto mumbo jumbo support files.