Father’s Day Gift Idea – Conscious Step
Jun02

Father’s Day Gift Idea – Conscious Step

If you’re looking for something great to give Dad this year, I have an awesome suggestion. Why not revamp Dad’s sock drawer and create good karma with one simple act? Alright, I know socks aren’t the sexiest gift you can give, but what man doesn’t need new socks in his life? Honestly?! Being a green Mom means I worry about the environment and try to help others as much as possible, so when I heard...

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Ya Baby Wipes
Dec02

Ya Baby Wipes

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably found a million uses for baby wipes. Even now that my kids are 7 and 11, I still find myself reaching for gentle baby wipes for quick clean-ups in the car and on the go. The only problem is, it can be hard to find baby wipes with natural ingredients. That’s why I was jumping for joy when I was introduced to Ya Baby Wipes. This small family owned business created a unique,...

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Treehouse Green Gifts
Jul20

Treehouse Green Gifts

As a green Mom, I’m always in search of the coolest companies with big hearts and green missions. It can be confusing wading through a world of “organics”. That’s why I was so excited to be introduced to Treehouse Green Gifts. They offer unique organic, recycled, and handmade gifts while giving back to the environment and the community. About Treehouse Green Gifts Treehouse Green Gifts proudly...

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Indoor Air Pollution
Jun24

Indoor Air Pollution

As an asthmatic Mom with a very allergic son, I’m always aware of air quality and concerned about breathing clean, healthy air. We often consider outdoor air quality, when there are fires in the area I try to stay indoors. But what about indoor air pollution? Did you know that the quality of air inside your home could cause health risks? That’s right! Shockingly enough, the quality of the air in your home...

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Win a DC Kids and WB Kids Mystery Toy Gift Basket
Jun05

Win a DC Kids and WB Kids Mystery Toy Gift Basket

My son Alex has always been a fan of Superheros. Ever since he was a toddler, he collected every superhero he could get his hands on. That’s why I was so excited when I heard about this super cool DC Kids and WB Kids Mystery Toy Gift Basket Giveaway.  If your kids are anything like mine, you should certainly enter to Win a DC Kids and WB Kids Mystery Toy Gift Basket. They have some really cool videos your kids...

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MommyTrade is the New Craigslist for Moms
Jun05

MommyTrade is the New Craigslist for Moms

If you’re a Mom, you know how hectic life can be with little ones. You also know how quickly kids grow out of their clothes and toys. These growth spurts often leave our homes filled with perfectly good toys and clothes that our kids no longer play with or fit in. So, what do we do with all these left over toys and clothes? Craigslist is a great way to earn a few bucks selling gently used baby/kid stuff, but it doesn’t...

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The Natural Dentist
May18

The Natural Dentist

Did you know that if your teeth and gums are unhealthy, it can effect your overall health? That’s right! Think about it for a minute, everything in your body is interconnected. It’s important to find balance in your life and keep your entire body working properly. Your overall health is connected to everything from your mouth and teeth to your gut and skin.  I’ll admit, I’ve been a lazy Mom at times. My oldest son has...

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Baobab the Superfood
May15

Baobab the Superfood

Have you ever heard of baobab? The baobab tree is known as the “Tree of Life” in Africa. The baobab tree produces a wild harvested super food that’s high in fiber, potassium, antioxidants and vitamin C. It’s not something that’s readily available in supermarkets, but that’s where Bonga Foods comes in. Let me introduce you to Baobab the Superfood!  About Bonga Foods The idea for Bonga, which...

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Our Green House
May07

Our Green House

Are you always on the lookout for the best organic and natural products?  If so, then you need to check out Our Green House!  If you’re ready to make the switch to natural, Eco-friendly products, there’s no better time than now! About Our Green House Our Green House is an online boutique that has been helping people make the switch to eco-friendly products for over 12 years! It all took root when the owner,...

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Declutter with Next Issue
Apr22

Declutter with Next Issue

With spring officially here it’s that time of year to declutter our home—and life! Whether it’s inside your desk, car or handbag some items seem to multiply and before you know it you are overwhelmed with clutter. A key culprit in my house? Magazines.! Right now I’m surrounded by stacks of them – some I’m saving for a particular recipe, one for a weekend getaway idea and others because they’re filled with cool gift ideas.  Once...

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What is Aquaponics?
Apr02

What is Aquaponics?

Just imagine having a self-sustained food source right in your own backyard. Wouldn’t it be amazing to grow organic vegetables and fish with no pesticide and little maintenance? It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s something anyone can do. The technique I’m talking about is called Aquaponics, and the process has been around for centuries. So, what is aquaponics? Let’s talk about it!  What...

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Sustainable Living Hacks for Homeowners
Mar31

Sustainable Living Hacks for Homeowners

Whether you’ve owned your family home for years and years, or just joined the property ladder, you’re probably serious about your future. Making small changes to your lifestyle can help reduce your environmental impact and improve your health, but these are just some aspects of sustainable living. Energy costs – both financial and ecological – can be a huge source of stress for homeowners. To help you live more lean and...

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Is DEET Safe
Mar30

Is DEET Safe

Most of us have had the unfortunate experience of having an outdoor activity ruined by mosquitoes. Mosquito bites can be painful and itchy. Some bites swell and become irritated or even infected. To make matters worse, some mosquitoes carry encephalitis or the West Nile virus. This virus can cause serious complications for young children, the elderly or anyone with a compromised immune system. Ticks can carry other serious...

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Enhance Life with a Garden
Mar21

Enhance Life with a Garden

Home is where the heart is and it should be a place of happiness and joy. If you’ve ever wanted to improve your living space and really enjoy life, you may want to look outside your home. That piece of outdoor land, whether postage stamp or football field, is there waiting to connect with you and your home. You can truly enhance life with a garden. Create your own slice of paradise, right in your own backyard.  Health...

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GoCause
Mar17

GoCause

Buying natural products is a great way to care for your family. As a green Mom, it’s important to me that I treat my family with love, care and respect. I also feel good about helping others. Creating positive energy and karma by doing nice things for others is such a satisfying feeling. It makes my heart happy. That’s why I was so excited to learn about a new mission called GoCause. Together, I believe, we can make a...

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