Eco-Holiday Quick Picks 2010

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  Do you have an eco-junkie to buy for this year?   Know someone who doesn't like stuff?   Looking for something non-toxic to get a special child?   Here are my top eco-holiday quick picks - with something special for everyone on your list.   1. Itsabelly Guide to Going Green With Baby - By Melissa Moog & Jennifer Lo Prete   2.  aden + anais Organic Muslin Swaddlers - Lil's blankie of choice is now available in even more varieties and colors.  3.  Global Green Pals - These eco-friendly dolls will become your child's new best friend.   4.  Piggy Paint - Project Earth - Safe nail polish for that tween in your life - now is Glow in the Dark too!  Use coupon code ECO10L to save 10% on anything at Piggy Paint through December 31, 2010. 5.  One Life Jewelry - A personal favorite homemade from a friend down the street from me whom I don't talk to enough. XOXO!  6.  Recycled Koby Jewelry - Made special for TerraCycle from 100% recycled silver by Canadian jeweler, Arthur ... [ Read More ]

Packing the Perfect Beach Bag & Accessories – Diapers Included!

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With summer fast approaching – and your dream beach vacation already booked – what do you need to pack for your wee ones to make the beach fun and relaxing?  Being a Florida girl (at least for the last 5 years) I’ve found some important things you don’t want to forget on your next trip.   If you aren’t lucky enough to be staying ON the beach your bag might be a little more like mine – our beach is about 10 minutes away.  For those of you who are staying ON the beach you may need to modify the list slightly.   Me Top Beach Accessories:  -Beach chairs, blanket, and towels.  I’m more of a blanket/towel girl while my husband likes to lounge in his beach chair.  We found some great beach chairs at Target that are very functional – especially when you are toting a tot!  Our chairs have a backpack strap on them and a pocket for storing you towel, shoes, or wallet.  This type of chair costs a little more but it’s worth the investment so you can throw it on your back and ... [ Read More ]

Eco-Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway #1

Giveaway Alert! Franklin Goose is giving one loyal reader a $25 gift certificate to use at their online store.  ECO-ngratulations Alysia! Watch your email for details on how to claim your $25 gift certificate from Franklin Goose! Franklin Goose is an online retailer that sells just about everything you could want for your babies, tots, or kids.  Franklin Goose specializes in environmentally friendly toys, rattles, art supplies, organic plush, organic clothing, cloth diapers, feeding, furniture, books & CDs.  One of my favorite items is the Fruit Stained Stacker by TickiTackiToys.  Made from wood certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and stained with fruit and vegetable juices you can be sure that this toy is safe for your little ones.  Twitter:  http://twitter.com/franklingoose Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/FranklinGoose  Blog:  http://blog.franklingoose.com/ Holiday Savings!  Free shipping on all orders over $50 from now through Dec. 1st, 2009. Coupon ... [ Read More ]