Starting back up where I left off: 13. Buy from local farmers! There are so many times that I’ve gone into the grocery store and found grapes trucked in from Chile, or who knows where.. Trucking in those fruits and veggies costs the Earth some valuable air from the emissions! If you buy locally, you… Read More 9 Days until Earth Day!
I hope you all had a super Easter Weekend!!! So, we started with clothing, and then reusable coffee cups… This post is going to be all about a cool little cutting board we found while out shopping a couple of weeks ago. Yes, I did say a cutting board. We recently got a new knife… Read More 17 Days until Earth Day:
Out of the blue a little while ago, I received a message on Facebook… You know I hardly ever use facebook, but this message just spoke to me. It was from Lindsay of Marcal Manufacturing LLC. asking me if I’d be interested in reviewing some of their products. I had heard of the name “Marcal”… Read More Review: Marcal Small Steps
If you’re looking for a great gift, that also helps the planet, consider some of these gifts! 2009 Mommy Brain Reports Eco Friendly Gift Guide âœ”= Personally reviewed Â â™¥= Mom Owned Business Contigo offers a full-line of spill-proof, leak-proof drinkware with an option for every member of the family, including kids. Contigo is the… Read More Gift Guide- Eco Friendly Products
As you all know… the Mommy Brain Family recently (a month ago) moved from California to North Carolina.. We knew that we were hiring a professional moving company to take our belongings across the country, but we had planned on packing most of our house by ourselves. We weren’t too sure about how the Rubbermaid… Read More Cardboard vs. Rubbermaid in a cross country move
On Saturday November 8th, Walmart stores across the nation will be teaming up with Mattel and Barbie to begin teaching kids about sustainability. Be on the lookout for your invitation in the mail if you have girls age 3-10!Â Walmart and Barbie are asking each little girl to bring in a “previously loved” doll that… Read More Barbie Cares at Walmart
This month, my girls turn 3 years old. I can’t believe it, but it’s true. So, here I am planning a birthday party for them, and I wanted to do things a little different this time around. I’ve done some research on how to throw a more environmentally friendly birthday party! I think I’ve done… Read More Green Monday – Throwing a Green Party!
We all know how bad plastic grocery bags are for the environment. Have you ever been driving down the road and seen a little “ghost” floating up from everyone’s tires as they drive by it? I’ve seen that several times in my city, and it’s just sad! I hate seeing garbage out there, especially these… Read More Green Monday- Reusable Grocery Bags
So i’m actually being drawn into this whole “green” movement that’s been going on. I’ve done more and more research about things that can be reused, recycled, etc, and I’m starting to think a lot more about what I do here at home. I’ve decided that I’m going to implement Green Mondays… until I can… Read More It's not easy… being green…