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Green DIY: Mini Succulent Wine Cork Planters

I wanted to celebrate Earth Day this year with a simple project (it’s a Tuesday, and school nights are super busy over here) that we could enjoy in our home year-round. Eben and I went to work transforming a handful of leftover wine corks into a trio of super sweet mini succulent planters. They are now hanging on our fridge and bring a little bit of the outdoors and happiness whenever we see them. Jump over…

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Stubby Pencil Studio Earth Day Giveaway

Yay! I have a giveaway today that I have been really looking forward to. I know you will love it! It’s sponsored by Stubby Pencil Studio, my go to spot for creative, eco-friendly products for the kids. The prize is a very generous $50 gift certificate!

The reason that I have been looking forward to this giveaway, is two-fold. First, summer is right around the corner, and Stubby Pencil Studio has all of the essentials necessary for a creative summer. Second, this is our first giveaway since the new website launch – hooray!

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Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day + We Have a New Website!

Hello, Friends! After a long break due to many changes going on over here, including hiring a team to help keep everything running smoothly and a brand new website, I am ready to jump back into blogging. Thank you for your patience, I really appreciate it – I am very excited for this next chapter at Sweet Greens.

Today is Earth Day! Hooray! We worked feverishly to get the new website up and running in time – and here we are. How are you spending Earth Day? Did you do a special activity over the weekend? Since today is a school day, I have planned a couple of fun laid back projects, so watch for the step-by-step instructions! Also, later today, I will be hosting an Earth Day giveaway…

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7 Steps to Creating an Organic Garden with Your Children this Spring

Gardening is a fantastic activity that everyone in your family will enjoy, regardless of age. It is the perfect way to spend several days a week working together outside in the fresh air and sunshine. Gardening is also great for instilling a sense of responsibility, cooperative learning and excitement in your child. Not to mention, when all is said and done, you are left with a beautiful bounty of fresh, organic foods that your family grew together – and will consume together. Read on to learn how to create an organic garden with your children this spring, you will reap the rewards all year long.

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Ecocentric Mom Box Offers Eco-Friendly Goodies for Winter

The winter Ecocentric Mom Box was full of wonderful goodies perfect for this time of year! If you are considering joining a subscription box service full of eco-friendly goodies, Ecocentric Mom is for you! If you subscribe before February 15th, you can get 10% off with the coupon code ECOMOM10%OFF – Yay! Here’s a peek […]

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Family Room Rug Makeover with FLOR Carpet Squares

When we moved into current home – my favorite part was the open kitchen, dining and living room space. Since our home is tiny (1,000 square feet) this is our main living area that we spend almost all of our time in. Eben likes to snuggle up on the rug with the dogs and his […]

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Rika Reclaimed Robot Toys are Fun for Green Kids

I have always loved children’s toys – especially fantastic vintage ones. Believe it or not, I still have a lot of my childhood toys stored away in my cedar chest. Which reminds me, I should really go through it one of these days – it has been years! Anyhow, I came across these reclaimed cardboard […]

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