spring-green-2015The Green Moms Network is welcoming Spring with the Spring Into Green Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner, from March 3-17.

Participating in this giveaway hop is a great opportunity to introduce your readers to new Green and Eco-Friendly products.

Event Details

Begins: March 3, 2015 at 12:01 AM EST
Ends: March 17, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST
Price: FREE!
Giveaway Requirements: Min $25.00 prize value; anything Green/Eco-Friendly – Open Theme
Hashtag: #SpringGreen

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valentines-day-gift-ideasAs the Valentine’s Day season approaches, why not consider giving a handmade gift this year? Handmade gifts are more personal, and can really show your sweetheart how much you care. If you are unsure about where to begin with picking a handmade gift, take a look below at 7 handmade Valentine’s Day gift ideas you can try!

1. Make a Bucket Full of Kisses

Take a small jar or metal bucket from the dollar store and decorate it to your liking. Fill it with foam hearts that you have placed a kiss on. When your child needs a kiss from you and you are not around, they can take one of the hearts and hold it. Does it get any sweeter than that?

2. Craft a No Sew Heating Pack

Take a Valentine’s Day themed sock (dollar stores carry these) and fill it with rice. Tie the open end closed with some ribbon. Present it to your Valentine to help soothe sore muscles. To use, just heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds. [click to continue…]

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9 Alternative Uses for Salt Around the Home

by Chrystal Johnson January 28, 2015

Salt is in just about every home. It’s essential to many baking and cooking needs, and I consume it regularly to help regulate my blood pressure. But what else can it be used for? Check out the below ideas for using salt around your home! Put Out a Fire If you have a fire place, use […]

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars

by Chrystal Johnson January 26, 2015

I’m always looking for gluten free snacks that are both yummy and on the healthier side. Easy preparation is a huge plus too! I had gotten into a bad habit of buying more snacks lately. We mostly snack on fruit and nuts, but I have been buying more crackers, granola bars and chips than I […]

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Health Tips For Parents

by Chrystal Johnson January 26, 2015

Sponsored Article There are many things that parents must do in order to keep their children healthy. The majority of these things are relatively simple to implement that do take discipline in order to be effective. Building a strong immune system in children is one of the most important things parents can do to help […]

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3 Tips for Finding the Perfect Marriage Celebrant

by Chrystal Johnson January 26, 2015

Sponsored Article There are going to be very few events in your life that are going to be as important or as memorable as your wedding. You will be surrounded by the people you care about the most, and they will watch as you and your soul mate merge your life together and start a […]

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30 Luxurious DIY Body Scrubs

by Chrystal Johnson January 23, 2015

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about making one of these 30 Luxurious DIY Body Scrubs for your friends, family or teacher. Not only will these body scrubs be a great budget friendly gift item, they are going to leave the receiver feeling special and loved. They make […]

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Get Your DIY On – Even if You’re Too Busy

by Chrystal Johnson January 21, 2015

There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With work, helping the kids with their homework, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let alone DIY and crafting! But do you look at that bare wall in the den and that […]

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How to Label and Organize Your Essential Oil Roller Bottles

by Chrystal Johnson January 19, 2015

I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Brother and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own. Since getting involved with essential oils, I have accumulated a ton of roller bottles. I am constantly mixing up blends (like Mama’s Stress Buster). It’s so convenient to have everything pre-diluted, and […]

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Green Glow Power Punch Smoothie Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson January 17, 2015

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites. All opinions are 100% mine.  My whole family loves smoothies. We drink them a couple times a week. It’s such an easy meal to make if we’re in a hurry or just want something really tasty that’s also light. The one […]

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