Have you ever made your own handmade upcycled treat bags? All you need is a few basic items and a sewing machine. If you shop from Amazon, you probably have plenty of crumpled, used packing paper. This basic brown paper does a pretty good job of delivering our orders without damage and it makes awesome unique upcycled treat bags! Related Post: How to Make Easy Upcycled Gift Envelopes Upcycled Halloween Treat Bags These fun upcycled treat bags are made from paper package ... Read More about DIY Upcycled Party Treat Bags
Do green eco-friendly products really work? Have you considered trying a new “green” product or DIY recipe and wonder if it’s worth your money and if it will even work? Yeah, me too! A lot of the time, they are a great idea and worth every penny, but at other times, we give it a try and find out it was a waste of both time and money! So how do you know which one is which? How do you decide if it’s worth trying or skipping? Sadly sometimes we just can't know. But, if you’re on the ... Read More about 5 Green Products to Forget & 5 You Can’t Live Without
When I first sat down to write this post, I was pretty frustrated — with the mom who stood near me at the cross country meet on Saturday, my Sister-in-Christ who sat in front of me at Mass on Sunday, and even my poor Father-in-law when he came over to visit on Sunday night. I was frustrated and annoyed with their highly-scented ‘perfume clouds’! These three people just happened to be my ‘last straw,’ but I quickly recognized that my frustration isn’t really with them. The same frustration ... Read More about Please Stop, Your Fragrance is Killing Me!
Have you tried castile soap yet? It’s one of my favorite “green” things and my family uses it every single day. AND we use it for almost every cleaning job — bathing, washing dishes, shaving, washing our hands, and so on and so forth. So when Quinn’s brand asked me to review their new unscented and peppermint scented castile soaps, I jumped at the chance! What is Castile Soap? Castile soap was originally made in the Castile region of Spain and was made from olive oils. Today, the name ... Read More about Quinn’s Castile Soap – A Greener Cleaner!
Back to school prep is in full swing for our family with our youngest getting ready for kindergarten. He’s reusing using his preschool backpack, ordered new uniforms, and is very excited about packing his lunch! But, as a green mom, I also want to make sure his lunch is as eco-friendly as possible. So before we chose a lunch box and system, I did some research on all the green or at least green-er options I could find. Green Lunch Box Options I looked into all of the different ... Read More about What’s in Your Eco-friendly Lunch Box?