Category Archives: Keeping It Green

8 baby shower gifts (under $60) for the eco-friendly mum-to-be

Deciding on a baby shower gift can be challenging, especially if you do not have a lot of  money to spend. It is nice to remember that thoughtful gifts, will surely be more appreciated than spending additional money on something a Mother may not use.

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Choosing safe and eco-friendly toys for your children

Play time is important for children to develop skills, to learn how to share and to use their imaginations. One way that young children explore the world is by sucking and chewing on those toys. Unfortunately, many toys have hidden hazards within them. Choosing the right toys that are fun but also safe is an important part of parenting your children.

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Moving home, the eco-friendly kind of way

Living in a different country, far away from where you spent your childhood is hard, to say the least. I know this firsthand, as I grew up in Australia and ended up falling in love and marrying a New Yorker. While my husband is very accustomed to New York City life, I admit to finding it challenging at times. Lately it seems more difficult with overwhelming feelings of missing my home, my family, my friends and just wanting to see familiar things. I think this is because my Son is growing so fast, and there is much I wish he could be experiencing living in the beautiful country I call home.

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Save energy in the home with no-cook chocolate coconut balls

There are many ways to cut energy usage in the family home, and surely taking the time to be more energy-efficient, not only helps our precious planet, it also helps cuts personal financial costs. Double bonus!

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Upcycling ideas for around the home

I am always looking for new ways to reuse or upcycle items, that are not needed for their original purchase, around my family home. My husband has been known at times, to call me a hoarder like when I keep pretty glass bottles or jars around the house. But, I don’t know, I just feel a little uneasy throwing out something that can be reused.

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Natracare – A natural take on personal hygiene (giveaway)

Welcome to our 48 hour Natracare giveaway, which is being hosted by a variety of awesome Mommy Bloggers across the United States.

We are very excited to be giving away green-inspired hygiene products to one lucky lady out there!

Natracare is forward-thinking mompreneur company, offering women organic & natural solutions for personal health, which leave a soft footprint on our precious Planet Earth.

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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Halloween

All Hallows’ Eve is an exciting time to share in the tradition of spooky decorations, dressing in costumes and large amounts of delectable candy. But come November 1st, we all have to deal with the aftermath. This year, have an all-green Halloween that’s easy on your wallet and the environment (not to mention your waistline).

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Let’s talk Facial Masques & Keeping it Greentastic with Balanced Guru

Facial masques have been used for thousands of years as part of beauty regiments by people the world over looking to better or maintain the health and appearance of one’s skin. Thankfully I have been hip to this since I was a little girl, using them mostly as part of a 2 step process, after steaming my face to open my pores. There really is no comparison when using a facial cleanser in the shower, to the super-clean rejuvenating feeling achieved after using a masque.

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