Category Archives: Eco-Friendly Reviews

April: Top 5 picks for Natural Beauty and Skincare Products that Work!

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This morning I was reading a great article on the Broke Girls Guide “10 under $10: Our Favorite Natural Beauty Products” and it inspired me to share some of my own findings this month. In April, I have been extremely

Holiday Cheat Sheet: Recycling Resource Guide

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My Thursdays always begin with the wonderful weekly ritual of sprinting out of bed at 5 am to take out the trash and recycling as I race to beat the garbage truck to my curb.  This morning was a success

Recycle for Charity: 10 Surprising Household Items Collected for Cash

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Happy Halloween everyone!  The day is finally here when we can all act like children, get dressed up in something silly and indulge in our favorite sweet treats!  And the best part is, I just found a program where you

Why Series #1: Post baby body changes no one tells you about

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I would like to start out by saying that I am completely in love with my son Kayden and truly feel like being a mother was the best decision I have ever made. I would also like to give tons

Video Product Review: 5 New Mom must haves

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Below I have reviewed 5 of my most treasured baby products that have helped Kayden and I tremendously these past 5 weeks! Please leave your favorites in the comments section below! Thanks so much! 1. Boppy Newborn Lounger 2. Double

Natural Remedies that kept me stretch mark free during pregnancy!

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One of my biggest fears when first learning of my pregnancy back in October was the dreaded arrival of stretch marks. I read a ton of articles and researched every miracle cream on the market and I am proud to

7 Free Apps to Help You Plan your Summer Vacation

7 Free Apps to help you plan your summer vacation

It’s official, my husband and I will be moving to Texas later this year when he finishes his time in the Navy!  We are very excited to begin our new adventure and earlier this month enjoyed a week in Galveston

Sustainable Summer: Eco-friendly Flip Flops

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The summer season has barely begun and I have officially already broken my first pair of flip flops!  I don’t know what it is about me that always manages to destroy my favorite pair of flops but I have definitely

My Favorite Eco-Friendly Baby Brands and Products

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Now that I am 33 weeks and coming down the home stretch I feel truly blessed that the bubs has so many people that already care about him so much. Every time I go into the nursery it is filled

Guide to Natural Laundry Detergent

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I must apologize in advance but I have a feeling the next few weeks may be full of articles researching the last few things I need to get done before the baby comes, don’t worry Vanessa will be balancing the

5 Free Apps to Help you Eat Healthier and Get Fit

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I can’t believe it has already been a little over a year that I have been married and I still feel fresh in that honeymoon stage!  I am very happy about this fact except for one thing: I have been

Sustainable Summer: Eco-Friendly Swimwear

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With the limitations of my big belly increasing, I have been investing more and more time into a hobby I like to call “post-bubs clothes hunting, ” where I find a great brand or outfit I cant wait to fit

Green Product Review: iSolar Backup Charger

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I happened to stumble upon this product when I was visiting a dear friend in Traverse City, Michigan and I will admit I wasn’t sure how well it would work.  Upon returning to Florida, we happened to be graced with

Eco-Friendly Baby Shower Gift Ideas

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It seems like overnight all of my dearest family and friends are either sporting beautiful baby bumps or toting adorable newborns in baby bjorns!  And with all of the baby showers in my near future I have been having a

PaperKarma: Free App that Stops Junkmail

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This weekend marked the official start to spring with the changing of the clocks which means it’s time to start the annual spring cleaning!  One of the biggest contributors to my household clutter is the never ending pile of junk

Pocket Size Personal Trainer: Fitness Buddy

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This year, since my husband and I are now responsible for a new mortgage and are planning for a baby we are much more conscientious about spending on the extravagant luxuries like gym memberships and training sessions. We have downsized

Green Product Review: Burt’s Bees Replenishing Lip Balm with Pomegranate Oil

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What is the one product that is a must-have in your purse at all times during these cold winter months?  For me it is a good lip moisturizer! I have been using one by Burt’s Bees, one of my favorite

Green Beauty Product Review: EcoTools

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Are you a budget savvy girl trying to find eco-friendly products at the supermarket?  You are in for a treat because today marks the day I begin the reviews of my favorite products that will help you save green on

Healthy Recipes: An App to satisfy all tastes

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This year presents me with a unique challenge I have never faced before.  Still just a newlywed, my husband who is active duty in the Navy has been slated to be gone for the majority of the year.  I have

Eco-Friendly Savings for Man’s Best Friend

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If  you are a friend of the Lindner Family, or even an acquaintance, then you are well aware that we treat our dog Ranger like our true first-born son. We picked Ranger out in January 2008 at 9 weeks on a little