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Celebrating Ten Years of the Best Eco-Friendly Products from Live Clean

While Canada is gearing up to celebrate its 150th birthday, one of my favourite Canadian companies, Live Clean, is celebrating a birthday of its own! 2017 marks ten years since Live Clean debuted its first six eco-friendly shampoos and conditioners to Canadians and while the product line has expanded, the company’s values have stayed the …

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Soothe Your Soul with Natural Scents of Avalon Organics Hair and Body Care-Giveaway

There are a lot of things that I love about organic products, but one of my very favourite reasons for choosing organic when possible is the smell. A chemically-created scent is very hit-and-miss for me; some smell great while others make me feel dizzy and nauseous. But the natural scents of organic products never make …

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Take the #SCJZeroWaste Challenge and See How Small Changes Can Make a Difference

Over the last few years, I’ve done a lot of work to minimize the waste that my household produces. It started with recycling my cardboard and plastic, and immediately I was amazed by how much waste I was keeping out of the garbage bin. Then I started composting and minimized the weekly garbage even more. …

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Children Will Love Washing Up this Summer with New Live Clean Kids Products-Giveaway

Warm weather is here to stay for another year and that means that my boys are spending a lot of time outdoors now. While I love all the extra physical activity that they’re getting, there’s something else that I have to deal with as a result of all that outdoor play…dirt! Like most kids, Zackary …

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Get Your Skin Summer Ready with the Live Clean Coconut Milk Collection-Giveaway

About a month ago I had the chance to review the new Live Clean Coconut Milk Shampoo and Conditioner. I’m a huge fan of coconut so it wasn’t a big surprise that I loved these products. But even if I hadn’t been such a fan, I’m sure I’d still love this shampoo and conditioner since …

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Green & Black’s Dark Chocolate Ginger Cheesecake Makes a Sweet Treat

I am a huge fan of organic chocolate and for years now, my all-time favourite brand has been Green & Black’s. From simple white, milk and dark chocolate varieties to exotic choices featuring sea salt, toffee and ginger, every Green & Black’s Organic chocolate bar I’ve tried has featured a rich, distinctive flavour that’s simply …

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Babies will Have Dishes for Every Meal with the thinkbaby Complete BPA-Free Feeding Set from Paperless Kitchen-Giveaway

Babies are so much fun to shop for, especially at Christmas. And this year, one of the best gifts for a new baby that I’ve found is the thinkbaby Complete BPA-Free Feeding Set from Paperless Kitchen. I’ve featured the eco-friendly cleaning supplies from Paperless Kitchen on the site in the past, but this online boutique …

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Keep Snacks, Crumbs and Mess Contained with Itzy Ritzy Resuable Snack Bags-Giveaway

When I was in Chicago recently, I had the chance to connect with some of the people at Itzy Ritzy. This trendy eco-concious company specializes in producing high-quality, eco-friendly reusable bags for everything from snacks to sandwiches and as a big fan of green products, I was eager to see what they were like. Itzy …

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Earth Rescue Cleaning Products Get Rid of Dirt Naturally

My love of eco-friendly cleaning products is something I’ve spoken about often. I don’t like poisonous chemicals in my house and so I’m always looking for great eco-friendly products that still power through dirt and grime. While I appreciate products that are safe for the environment, the truth is that I’m actually far more concerned …

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Get Ready for the Beach with the June LittleEcoFootprint Subscription Box

One of the highlights of the month for me is always receiving the latest LittleEcoFootprint subscription box full of eco-friendly products for mom and baby. In May, the company celebrated mothers with a great collection of indulgent goodies just for Mom and in June, LittleEcoFootprint decided to celebrate summer with a special Beach Time Fun …

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Make Time for Bath Time Bonding With Douce Mousse Products from La Coursiere-Giveaway

There are so many ways to bond with a new baby but my favorite is definitely bath time.  Baby’s bath is something you can easily rush through with an all-purpose wash, a quick drying and a fresh sleeper, but as a busy mother I like to make a special point of slowing the whole process …

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A Special Mother’s Day Subscription Box from LittleEcoFootprint Lets Moms Unwind

Us Moms work hard and that’s why getting to relax and indulge on Mother’s Day is always such a treat. LittleEcoFootprint, the company that delivers monthly subscription boxes of eco-friendly baby products right to your door, understands that. That’s why last month the LittleEcoFootprint boxes focused exclusively on moms for a change! I was so …

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Earth’s Best Diapers, Wipes and Training Pants are an Eco-Friendly Diapering Choice

For a busy mom, it’s hard to beat the convenience of disposable diapers. I used cloth diapers for Benjamin but there were still times that I found disposable diapers more convenient. Fortunately, there are plenty of great eco-friendly disposable diapers available now and Earth’s Best has a fabulous line of diapers and training pants that …

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Kids Love Playing with Timeless Wooden Games from Blue Orange Games-Giveaway

As much as my boys love fancy, electronic toys and games, it’s invariably the more simple and classic activities that become their favourites. I love seeing how much Zackary and Benjamin enjoy sitting down to play a board game or act out a story with their favourite toys and I always love finding new games …

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LittleEcoFootprint April Subscription Box has Green Cleaning, Organic Snacks and More!

Receiving a box of goodies from LittleEcoFootprint has quickly become one of the highlights of my month. Discovering new eco-friendly brands for my family is so much fun and the surprise of not knowing what I’ll receive makes the boxes even better! April was quite easily one of my favourite boxes thus far; I couldn’t …

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Celebrate Earth Day with Eco-Friendly GE Lighting Bright from the Start CFL Bulbs

It’s Earth Day and there’s no better time of the year to make changes to your life and your household that will help protect the environment for future generations! This year, GE Lighting wants to help you “see the light” when it comes to making your household more eco-friendly. And the best part is that …

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Tasty Snacks, Art Supplies and Gentle Skincare in the March LittleEcoFootprint Subscription Box

I love discovering new eco-friendly products for my family, which is why I love LittleEcoFootprint. Near the end of March I received my second box of eco-friendly baby products from LittleEcoFootprint and I couldn’t wait to open it. These boxes are an absolute steal at just $25 including shipping since each one contains up to …

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Green & Black’s Dark Choclate Orange Raspberry Tiramisu Makes a Delicious Easter Dessert

I am an absolute huge fan of Green & Black’s Organic chocolate. In fact, when I mention my love of organic chocolate to others, Green & Black’s is the brand I’m thinking of. It has a rich, complex flavour that I find absolutely irresistible. Recently, Green & Black’s contacted me and asked me to be …

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A Plethora of Eco-Friendly Surprises in the First LittleEcoFootprint Subscription Box

After months of anticipation, the very first LittleEcoFootprint subscriptions boxes have been delivered! I was so excited when I received my subscription box packed with eco-friendly goodies for Mom and Baby and I couldn’t wait to rush home and open it. LittleEcoFootprint is a Canadian-based subscription box service that delivers eco-friendly seasonal products especially selected …

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Sign Up for the LittleEcoFootprint Eco-Friendly Monthly Subscription Box Service-Giveaway

Since I always love finding new eco-friendly products for my family, I am incredibly excited about being one of six fabulous Canadian women chosen to be a featured expert for LittleEcoFootprint. This unique company is making it easier than every for women to find eco-friendly products with its monthly subscription box service. Each month, mothers …

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LittleEcoFootprint Will Let You Discover New Eco-Friendly Products for Mom and Baby Every Month

For the most part, I always try to make eco-friendly choices when I’m choosing products for my boys. I do this partly because I like to try to minimize my family’s impact on the earth but even more because I want to make sure that I minimize the toxins that come into contact with my …

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Find Unique Hostess Gifts at Lavish & Lime this Christmas-Giveaway

While gifts for friends and family are a big part of the holiday season, with all the entertaining that goes on during the holidays, remembering a gift for the hostess is important too! A little token for the special woman that organized a wonderful party can really help a hostess feel appreciated. And if you’re …

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Baby Organic Joy Offers Signature Custom-Made Gift Sets for Your Little One-Giveaway

Over the last few weeks I’ve shared a bit of information about Baby Organic Joy and its eco-friendly products for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Now Baby Organic Joy want you to have the chance to check out some of its products for yourself, so the company is hosting three amazing giveaways of some of its …

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Find Eco-Friendly Products for Children of All Ages at Baby Organic Joy

Recently I discovered an incredible Canadian online boutique called Baby Organic Joy. Despite the name, Baby Organic Joy doesn’t just contain products for babies. It has a huge selection of the best and hottest eco-friendly items for toddlers, preschoolers and older children as well! Since I’m always on the lookout for new eco-friendly items for …

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Your Entire Kitchen will be Eco-Friendly with a Little Help from PaperlessKitchen-Giveaway

My love of eco-friendly products is pretty well known. Any time I can replace a poisonous product with a natural, non-toxic one or eliminate a wasteful paper product with a reusable one, I’m a happy woman. That’s why I was so excited to learn about a new Canadian store specializing in providing families with eco-friendly, …

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Thirteen Easy Ways to Get Your Family to Go Green

With Earth Day just behind us, there’s no better time to sit down with your family and pop in the Discovery Channel’s breathtaking documentary Planet Earth. It follows fascinating, breathtaking and intimate views of animals and the natural beauty that our earth has to offer. While watching is probably the best part, these documentaries should …

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