Eco Friendly Mother’s Day Crafting with Elmer’s Naturals

I participated in this Elmer's Naturals campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Elmer's. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.

Both of the boys are really into crafts right now.  It doesn't matter what it is, if it involves any kind of paint, makers, glue, etc, they're super excited.  That's why when we received our box of Elmer's Naturals eco friendly glue, this was the genuine expression on the Captain's face:

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Organic Shopping Doesn’t Have To Be Painful

When I first started buying organic, researching foods, and reading labels, I had a really hard time venturing from my couponing, cheapskate  ways, trying to find the best deal on "food," but what I realized quickly was that what we had been buying wasn't really food at all.  Sure I could find cheap junk food, cereals with food dye and dangerous additives, and get great deals on fruit straight from other countries, but when I started examing where our food came from and what was in it, I realized that sometimes paying a higher price now is [...]

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The Mosquitos Are Coming..Prepare Your Yard With These Mosquito Repelling Plants

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Last year, the West Nile Virus was a daily topic on our local news.  The CDC reports that as of December 11, 2012, 48 states had reported cases of the West Nile disease in people, birds, or mosquitos.  A total of 5,387 cases in people were reported, including 243 deaths.  [Continue reading The Mosquitos Are Coming..Prepare Your Yard With These Mosquito Repelling Plants

What Does Being Green Mean?

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There are a LOT of variations of the term "green," I've come to find out.  It's popular to be green in today's society, but what's funny to me is that people who all claim to be "green" can think other people going "green" are not "going green" at all!  But, there are different variants of "green" and making little changes are all that matters, in my opinion.

You've heard me talk about how some companies love to use the word "natural" [...]

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Wordless Wednesday: Dyeing Eggs

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The Captain and Baby D loved dyeing eggs with our eco-friendly kit

Get Green For Spring! {giveaway closed}

  The "Get Green For Spring" Giveaway Hop, hosted by Mommy's Favorite Things and Mama's Baby Cupcakes, is here!  This event is focused on items that are either green in color or green/earth friendly for the environment. After you've visited my giveaway, visit other blogs in the linky below for more great prizes!     Be sure to check out the Grand [...]

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Eco-Friendly Easter Gifts

 

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Since becoming a parent, I've become amazed at all the candy and gifts we parents give our kids at every possible opportunity.  We like to celebrate Valentine's Day, Easter, birthday, Christmas, Halloween, and more, all with candy and stuff our kids don't really need.  Here are some of my suggestions for the best eco-friendly Easter gifts this year!

1.  Rainbow Plush Fabric Alphabet Letters from Crunchy Farm Baby  - $38 – handmade with 100% cotton fabrics – super cute, educational [...]

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Grab Great, Green Discounts with GreenDeals and GoGreen Marketplace!

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I'm sure you're already familiar with all of the daily deal sites, but I want to introduce you to a daily GREEN deal site, GreenDeals.  If you want consistency in a deal site offering products that are eco-friendly and good for you, this is your one stop shop.  New deals are added every week, and they have plenty to choose from.  For instance, if you're looking to save on organic tea, check [...]

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Green Kid Crafts

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Captain Fussybuckets loves to get mail and he loves to do crafts.  And his mommy likes for him to learn about reusing, recycling, and not being wasteful.  What's the perfect gift for him?  Green Kid Crafts, the discovery boxes for kids ages 3-8.  GKC is a socially responsible, green company that provides educational crafts for kids while being eco friendly at the same time.

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Clean Your Home with non-toxic Surfy!

Natural House is a company that is changing how we clean our homes.  The make probiotic cleaning products that are non-toxic, safe, gentle, but yet still actually work to remove dirt, grime, and nastiness from your home.

I have used and continue to use Flushy, Trashy, and Sinky from Natural House, so I was excited when I heard that Natural House was coming out with new products, including Surfy, a surface cleaner that is safe [...]

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