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Earth Day Changes – 3 Ways to Go Green in the Bathroom

DIY All Purpose Cleaner

Earth Day is quickly approaching. Every year I have people ask me what are some things they can do to be more green. I love giving suggestions on making small changes because those are the ones people are likely to stick with. As busy as we have become in our every day lives it's hard to add new habits. Things that don't take much effort and are easy to add to our daily routines get my vote, too. Over the past 7 years I've made small changes one … [Read more...]

Sealy Cool Comfort 2-Stage Cool Gel Crib Mattress Review & Giveaway

The Sealy Cool Comfort 2-Stage Cool Gel Crib Mattress

Mattresses are very important in getting sleep. As parents, we want the best for our little ones and we also want them to sleep so we can! ;) When Kolcraft gave me the opportunity to review one of their amazing new mattresses several weeks ago I was so on board! At that time, Annie was 14 months old and not sleeping through the night yet. I thought trying a new mattress might help. It was worth a try at least! Right!? Kolcraft sent me the Sealy … [Read more...]

Earth Week Feature: My Favorite Products Made with Recycled Materials

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This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and these truly are my favorite products made with recycled materials. When it comes to products made from recycled materials I get pretty geeky. I mean, I really get giddy and may husband often tells me to calm down. With being a true believer in small changes making a big difference, recycling is one small change that I love. It's a small change that can really benefit so many. … [Read more...]

Small Changes Can Make Everyday Earth Day – EcoFriendly Bathroom Solutions

EcoFriendly Bathroom Solutions

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias Do I live a 100% green life? No. My goal in going green is to make small changes, to inspire others to make small changes and together we can all make a big difference. Every April, since it is Earth Month, I reevaluate my green choices and make new goals of small things I can change. For my household, it's … [Read more...]

Reasons We Love gDiapers

Why we love gDiapers

Cloth diapering has become a big part of my life. I've now been using cloth diapers for just over four years and I've had challenges and I've had many, many successes and much happiness. gDiapers recently sent us some gPants and inserts to help promote their holiday print and they are the sponsor of Santa's Little Helper giveaway event!  Over the years I've often mentioned that gDiapers are one of our favorite brands. We used their newborn … [Read more...]

Sponsor Spotlight: LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls #FluffyXmas

Loohoo Dryer Balls

Can you believe it's been over four years since I started my cloth diapering journey? That's right, four years and three kids later and I can say that I've definitely had the chance to try numerous diapers and accessories. I, of course, have my favorites and that's why I'm thrilled to be partnering with LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls in the Merry Fluffy Christmas event! Wool dryer balls are a MUST for this mama, so let me tell you about … [Read more...]

The Best Chemical Free Disposable Diaper is Seventh Generation, Hands Down! #FreeYourBaby #MC

Seventh-Generation-Diaper

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Seventh Generation. I received samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating. When our now two and a half year old daughter was a baby she developed a skin sensitivity to most diapers. It was rough finding diapers that wouldn't affect her and cause her to break out in a serious rash. I felt so bad for her as she cried through almost all diaper … [Read more...]

Summer Must-Have: Sustainable Swimwear from Eco Swim by Aqua Green

Sustainable Swimwear

You read that right!! Sustainable swimwear! It is definitely a must have for this summer and every summer going forward! I was thrilled to learn of the efforts being put forth from Eco Swim by Aqua Green. A recent press release confirms all of the amazing reasons why Eco Swim by Aqua Green is a summer must-have: Past years have solidified ECO SWIM as the leader in sophisticated, luxury swimwear made from nylons and polyesters derived from … [Read more...]

Five Fun Eco-Friendly Activity Tips

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The time of year is upon us that has everyone ready to round up their family and get outside to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine. There are many fun activities to choose from during the spring and summer months. This year, you should consider planning family activities that are eco-friendly as well as fun for the entire family. 1. Go Biking This is a great activity for everyone in the family regardless of age. If you have one who is too … [Read more...]

The All New Funky Fluff Stay Dry 2.0 Cloth Diaper (Review/Giveaway)

Funky Flluff on a toddler

A NEW Funky Fluff diaper!? That's right ladies!! The all new Funky Fluff Stay Dry 2.0 is here! I was super lucky to be sent one for  review! I have reviewed a Funky Fluff diaper in the past so I was thrilled to check it out and see the differences first hand! What’s new about the Stay Dry 2.0? Slimmer design in the middle of the diaper for ultimate trimness Slightly wider elastics around the back for comfier fit Elimination … [Read more...]

Lessen Your Environmental Footprint with Help from Staples

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Earth Day is just around the corner and it's a great time to look at new ways your can lessen your environmental footprint. It's a great day to set new goals, to start new habits, and to make new resolutions all in favor of being green and making those small changes to make a big difference! No better (or more cost-effective way) to do so than with Staples eco-preferable products.  Made from renewable resources and recycled materials, Staples has … [Read more...]

Reusable Cloth Diapers from AppleCheeks: Hip and Adorable!

Applecheeks Logo

If you've been a follower for a while, you know that we started cloth diapering part time when LA was an infant about three and a half years ago. I've mostly loved the journey but have had my moments. Hosting a baby event just couldn't happen here without fluff because in our house, it's a must-have! Courtney and I were so excited to include AppleCheeks in the Winter Wonderland of Babies event! They are incredible reusable cloth diapers by the … [Read more...]

Eco Friendly Baby Care with Live Clean Baby #WonderlandOfBabies

Live Clean Baby Care Items

I'm always on the look out for some eco friendly baby care products for our little ones and their sensitive skin. With baby A set to arrive in 2 weeks or so, I've been looking into this again to have some great, safe, eco friendly baby care products on hand. Live Clean Baby is a company that has been high on my list of favorites for a while so Courtney and I were thrilled to include them in the Winter Wonderland of Babies event! They sent us each … [Read more...]

gDiapers are Our Eco Friendly Disposable Diapers & Perfect for Sensitive Skin

Eco Friendly Disposable Diapers

We are a cloth diaper loving family. With that being said, there are times that we have to use disposable diapers. We chose to use eco friendly disposable diapers for many reasons: we care about the Earth and want to leave the least amount of waste possible, we want to prevent chemicals from reaching our baby/toddler's bum, and with Addy's super sensitive skin we really don't have a choice in going with many other diapers. We've selected gDiapers … [Read more...]

Thanks Mama Has Eco-Friendly Gifts for Baby (Giveaway)

Eco-Friendly Gift for Baby

Having little ones around, we are always on the look out for exciting new eco-friendly gifts for baby. This holiday season we are hoping to not only give our own children eco-friendly gifts, but also our nieces and nephews. Thanks Mama is a fabulous store that has some great ideas for eoc-friendly gift giving this holiday season! Eco-Friendly Gifts for Baby from Thanks Mama I partnered with Thanks Mama for a review of the new bumGenius … [Read more...]

Planet Shoes + Patagonia = Heaven this Fall (Giveaway)

Patagonia Better Clog Fall 2013

I admit it: I am addicted to sandals. I really don't like anything on my feet in the warmer months and I get so comfortable with slip on shoes/sandals in the spring and summer that I have the hardest time adjusting to fall and wearing shoes. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE shoes. It's just an adjustment since I adore sandals! I recently partnered with Planet Shoes on a review of Patagonia shoes and now I have a reason to love fall, too! Patagonia is … [Read more...]

Ten Ways to Reuse Wipes Containers

So you know that we use disposable wipes in our home so you can imagine we have lots of wipes containers laying around. We do care about the amount of trash we leave behind (err... sit out each week) so we are always trying to find ways to reuse the containers. Our baby wipes tubs from Earth's Best make great containers for so many things! We love Earth's Best wipes but don't want to throw away all of those tubs! Take a look at how we've been … [Read more...]

Earth’s Best – An Eco-Friendly Diapering Choice

Earth's Best Diapers

When I was pregnant with LA I wanted to cloth diaper, but I was scared. There were so many unknowns. I am so incredibly thankful that I did go through with it, however, we do not cloth diaper 100% of the time. For those mamas who do not use cloth 100% of the time or you just don't feel it's the right choice for you please know that Earth's Best has a fabulous eco-friendly alternative for you. Earth's Best Chlorine Free Diapers are a great … [Read more...]

Celebrate Spring with Lunchtime Butterflies

Lunchtime Butterflies

I am an Earth’s Best blogger and was not compensated for this post, however I am sent products from the company. Full disclosure at the bottom. Spring has finally arrived, although here in Michigan the weather isn't convincing! LOL I wanted to share this adorable idea for lunchtime butterflies to give the kids a bit more of a "fun" lunch! Take a look at how I made these! Here are the materials you will need to make the butterflies (we … [Read more...]

Link Up and Enter Your Green Giveaways Galore

Welcome to another terrific Tuesday with a whole new list of Green Giveaways! Eco Baby Mama Drama and I love sharing GREEN Giveaways and are thrilled to bring this weekly list to you! Please feel free to link up your green, eco-friendly giveaways and make sure to leave the end date for entrants! This linky will be open until next Monday night so feel free to stop by and add any giveaways you post throughout the week! These are our only … [Read more...]

Make Sensible Choices with Conscious Box (Giveaway and Discount)

Conscious Box Package

Have you heard of Conscious Box? I have to be honest and say I hadn't heard of them until they contacted me recently asking to work together. They want to send me some boxes in exchange for posting a giveaway for my readers! After reading about them and learning that Conscious Box helps us discover the purest, healthiest natural products in the world from the most ethical companies, how could I say no?! Take a look at this information from their … [Read more...]

Five Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Green Cleaning Tips

Spring is almost here, thank God! I know the past few days it's been a bit warmer and it's created some energy in me! After being cooped up in the house during our cold winter here in Michigan, I've been wanting to get busy with spring cleaning. When those thoughts first came to my mind, I also asked myself "where will I start?" Take a look at these tips to get you started on your journey with spring cleaning! De-clutter your wardrobe. … [Read more...]