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The Best Microfiber Mop to use with Kids Around

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When you have a baby who is about to crawl you want to make sure your floors are clean enough to eat off of. You don't want your precious little one getting germs (or the dirt your toddler brought in from outside) into his mouth  from the floor. If you are looking for the best microfiber mop to use with kids around, look no further. This post is done in partnership with Microfiber Wholesale, however, all opinions are 100% my … [Read more...]

Great Ways to Upcycle Mason Jars

Ways to upcycle mason jars

Great ways to Upcycle Mason Jars Giving something old a new use is something I enjoy doing. Almost every single household has some form of mason jar sitting around, collecting dust. Why not change it in a couple small ways and create some great new uses for those old jars? Here are some great ways to upcycle mason jars. Make a Terrarium Terrariums are a lot of fun and very low maintenance. All you need is gravel, sand, soil, a plant, and a … [Read more...]

What is the Lifecycle of the Plastic Bag?

Lifecycle of a plastic bag

Have you made the switch yet from the old plastic bag to reusable grocery bags? For us, it's one of those small changes we made that we truly feel makes a big difference. Did you know the orders for plastic carrier bags has decreased by a staggering 48% whereas the orders for 'bags for life' have jumped up to 120%? That's an amazing stat! When it comes to numbers, I am big on stats. The below infographic is full of stats and is a visual tool … [Read more...]

Help Yourself and Others with the “Hope” Project from SckoonCup

Hope from SckoonCup

I'm a big advocate of making small green changes. I'm an even bigger advocate if that small green change is also healthier for us as women! When it comes to menstrual products I have completely gotten rid of anything not reusable. I'm 100% using a menstrual cup and cloth pads and I've never been happier with my period. (Yes, that's possible.) ;) The SckoonCup is easy to use and is a product I trust. Sckoon Organics began in 2003 and they … [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...]

Get Your New Look with Maggie Bags! #MamasNewLook

A New Look with Maggie Bags

It's getting to be late January. You've set your resolutions/goals for the year. Hopefully you are succeeding! I also hope one of those goals was to be more  green and more aware. Well mamas, it's time to reward yourselves with a new look! You can start your new look with Maggie Bags while being aware and using products made of repurposed materials! I used to work with Maggie Bags quite often and I wrote for their blog for a while until things … [Read more...]

Ditch the Disposables with Glass Straws from Glass Dharma

Decorative Dots with Glass Dharma

You all know that my journey to going green started with my pregnancy and LA four years ago. I am a firm believer in making small changes and together we can all make a big difference. In our home we chose to make small changes, one at a time. We've come a long way since our journey began and one thing we are working on now is ditching disposable items in our home. We are also working on getting rid of all containers that have plastic in them … [Read more...]

Be Green and Make Green with Your College Textbooks

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I've been talking a lot about Monsters University and my excitement for the premiere of this movie. Truth is, it's taking me back to my college days and stirring up all sorts of memories, which is always fun! One not so fun thing I remember is the expense of college textbooks. They were crazy expensive so I can only imagine how much they are now, some 13ish years later! I'm so glad there are options these days to help college students, not only … [Read more...]

Campus Book Rentals and Operation Smile – A Winning Combination

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Attending college can be very costly, we all know that. Books for college courses are so expensive and rarely do we use them after a class is complete. I know I used a few, but not enough to validate the cost of the book. When I first heard of Campus Book Rentals I was in disbelief that something this wonderful could actually be available! Take a look at some of the benefits of using CampusBookRentals.com: You can save 40-90% off of bookstore … [Read more...]