UNJUNK your Halloween with UNREAL candy

UNJUNK your Halloween with UNREAL candy

I was asked to participate in a blogger campaign where I would share an UNREAL treat with my local friends and family.  Late last week I received about 6 boxes of a new candy by a company called UNREAL that is changing the way we look at the candy aisle - FOREVER! For the entire weekend I was known as "the candy lady" around town!  Friday afternoon as I picked up the kids at school I dropped off a few goodie bags full of UNREAL treats with their teachers along with a quick fact sheet about what makes UNREAL different. NO corn syrup NO hydrogenated fats NO GMO's NO artificial flavors NO artificial colors NO artificial preservatives REAL milk REAL cane sugar AND they taste GOOD! Later that evening I invited some friends (and some hungry kids) over to the house for a little taste testing (and wine, cheese, and dinner for my friends) to see if we could please the toughest group of people ever - our kids!  I decided to buy some of our favorite traditional candies for the ... [ Read More ]

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Eco Chic

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How was your Valentine's Day?  Mine was very low key and relaxed.  I've been battling a cold for a few days and have lost my voice, can't breath through my nose, and am generally pitiful.  Hubby and I don't normally exchange big gifts on Valentine's Day but he always does something special.  Today was really cute and unusual.  He got me a candy bouquet in a small white vase.  Each 'flower' is a different hard candy in red, pink, or white wrapper.  He also sent me a tweet and a Facebook message at midnight so I would see it when I woke up.  He knows me so well. I am such a slacker (that combined with the way that I feel) that I didn't even get him a card.  But I did make breakfast for him...his favorite...grits, eggs, and bacon!  He didn't seem to mind that there was no card or Hallmark inspired gift. My son got some wonderfully yummy chocolate treats.  While I am very eco-friendly around the house our food selections don't really follow suite.  I only buy organic food on rare ... [ Read More ]