Ditch the Baggies – 10 Uses for Zippered Snack Bags (Reusable of course)


This post is sponsored by Maxwell Designs.  Keep reading to find out how to enter to win your own reusable zippered snack bag like the one shown here!  Have you ditched disposable snack and sandwich bags from your life yet? What are you waiting for?  Disposables are such a waste of money, single use plastic, and destined for the landfill (if they made it that far).  Many disposable snack bags don't even make it to the landfill and end up littering the streets and eventually finding their way to our waterways and endangering wildlife.  There is a simple alternative - reusable zippered snack bags!!   With kids going back-to-school this month, it's a great time to add a few snack bags to your lunchbox arsenal and a simple step in "going green!"  These bags are latex-free, BPA-free, and do not contain DEHP, formaldehyde, brominated flame retardants, or lead.  I bet you didn't even think about what was in those disposable bags, did you??   These bags are fabric on the outside and ... [ Read More ]

Maxwell Designs 2014 Fabric Reveal & More

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Disclosure: Affiliate links and coupon codes below. Maggie at Maxwell Designs has some special offers just for you and a few surprises to be revealed on Monday, January 13th.  Maxwell Designs is Canada's leading designer of modern accessories for mom.  The products range includes some of my favorites like wet bags, clutches, sandwich bags and cosmetic purses.  I actually use the cosmetic purse as my every day wallet/purse.  My favorite one is from the Fall Fabric collection, a beautiful red chevron that was perfect for Fall and College football (Go Dawgs!!). If you follow me on Instagram (@TheEcoChic) you will see that it travels with me everywhere and makes regular appearances where ever I go. I've seen a glimpse of the new 2014 fabric collection and let me just tell you....wow!  It's beyond gorgeous.  I can tell you that Maggie has picked some popular colors like..... ...did you really think I was going to tell you before they were released??  Oh, don't be silly! ... [ Read More ]

Maxwell Designs Sponsor Spotlight & Giveaway

Maxwell Designs Hobo Bag

Do you like bags?  Purses, totes, diaper bags, diaper wallets, cosmetic bags, messengers?  Then you need to meet Maggie with Maxwell Designs. Maggie has been in business (Maxwell Designs) since 2006 and continues making quality, handcrafted bags and accessories in designer fabrics.  Maxwell Designs is located in British Columbia, Canada and ships within Canada, the US, and around the globe.  Many of the bags that Maggie makes are eco-friendly, made with sustainable hemp fabric and none of the bags contain toxic vinyl. I have the pleasure of owning a cosmetic case in Amy Butler Aqua and took it with us on our recent trip to Turks & Caicos.  I decided to use the cosmetic case as a small purse and took it everywhere! Product details: Measures 6" long, 2" wide, and 3" high Zipper top Detachable wristlet strap Wipe clean waterproof interior (food safe) Gorgeous fabric It is just large enough to hold everything I need for a quick outing, dinner, shopping, etc. ... [ Read More ]