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Green Your Home with Essential Oils [+ a 4 Pack of Oils Giveaway!]

Green Your Home SEBG

Welcome to the Home for the Holidays Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network! We are right in the middle of the Holiday Season, stockings are hung by the Fireplace, the smell of an Evergreen fills your Home… I’ve teamed up with a great group of bloggers that want to fill your home with even more! The Home for the Holidays Giveaways are all centered around the perfect products for your home – whether it’s decorative gifts or appliances, each blogger has something for your home! Don't miss the amazing Grand Prize for this Event - a $150 Gift Card to The Ultimate Green Store - enter here. If you were to visit my home this Holiday season you would notice the scents that are wafting through the air.  Nope, they're not from a real Christmas tree... we'll probably go that route next year... they're from my essential oils that I'm … [Read more...]

bumGenius 4.0 Cloth Diapers Giveaway

bumGenius-Giveaway

Welcome to the bumGenius 4.0 Giveaway, sponsored by Cotton Babies and hosted by Thrifty Nifty Mommy & Viva Veltoro! Cloth diapers have come a LOOOOOONG way over the last few decades. Pins and prefolds are a thing of the past. If you don’t believe it, check out bumGenius 4.0 One-Size Cloth Diapers! bumGenius 4.0 is a reusable diaper that is just as easy to use as disposables (except it's way better for the environment — and your wallet). From its “stretchy, butterfly tabs" that provide a comfortable, personalized fit to the trim pocket design, bumGenius 4.0 is a practical option for anyone — especially those who may be resistant to cloth. Features One of the great things about bumGenius is that you have options. With exclusive colors and prints to the closures and absorbency, YOU can customize your diapers to meet your … [Read more...]

New Baby Prize Package for Your Santa’s Littlest Helper – #SantasHelper #Giveaway

Santa Helper SEBG

Welcome to the Santa’s Little Helper Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network! We all know that everyone could use a little help around the Holidays, so for this Event I’ve teamed up with more of your favorite bloggers to be your Santa’s Little Helper… giving away prizes that anyone would want to see under the tree! You might find the perfect gift for a little one on your list – or even for yourself, so hop around to all the blogs on the linky at the bottom of this post and don't miss the Santa's Little Helper Grand Prize from Step2! Here on SEBG, I have your present covered for the littlest one in your life... This prize package includes a Bamboo Baby Bottle Tree from OrganicKidz, a set of Organic Cotton Bamboo Velour Little Wipes from Gina's Soft Cloth Shop, a Born Free Classic Bottle and Bottle Insulator, a set of … [Read more...]

A Look at Bummis Cloth Diapers: Flannel Fitted, Simply Lite Diaper Cover, and Potty Pant

Bummis Cover

Hi, I'm Tasha! A forever 29 year old, born and raised in the south, wife to Mr. G, and mommy to two sweet boys, Weston and William.  After working in the banking industry for 10 years, I recently resigned and accepted the highly demanding position of SAHM.  Cloth diapers, monograms, smocked clothing, consignment sales, make up, sweet tea, crafting, cooking, baby snuggles, and toddler giggles are just a few of my favorite things! I'm excited for the opportunity to contribute to the mommy blogging world, and I look forward to sharing some of my experiences with you!   I have always wanted to try a Bummis cloth diaper, so I was super excited for the opportunity to do a review on a few complimentary items from Bummis. I received a Flannel Fitted diaper, a Simply Lite diaper cover, and a Potty Pant. FLANNEL FITTED This diaper … [Read more...]

A Review of the Lily Cup Compact: The First Collapsible Menstrual Cup

First collapsible Menstrual Cup

It's been awhile since I last talked menstrual cups, but they're still one of the most popular reasons people come to my blog.  I never imagined that I would write about such a subject like this but when something changes your life, literally, you have to share it.  So here I am, continuing to share my love and freedom that has come to my life, all courtesy of menstrual cups. I say those words, of course, with a little tongue in cheek behind them.  I try to make light of a sometimes gloomy subject - our period.  But the thing is, once I started successfully using a cup, I stopped dreading my period so much.  Of course I'm not going to go so far as to say I am happy when Aunt Flo comes to visit, but I don't wallow in self pity because I know the horrible cramps and endless amounts of tampons and bathroom trips. I've been a happy … [Read more...]

You’re Invited to Attend the Ultimate Online Baby Shower

UOBS_RSVP flyer

It's official - I’m extending the invite to you now!  So all you have to do to attend is RSVP now! Go ahead, click on over to the So Easy Being Green Facebook Page and RSVP for the #UOBS, I'll wait.   Seriously, I will... RSVP'ed?  Alrighty then... Welcome to the Party!  Now I'll share everything you need to know about the rest of this fabulous event! There are 3 Main Components to the Ultimate Online Baby Shower:  RSVP Gift Baskets [2 Winners], Flash Giveaways, and Sampling Events.  Let’s examine them all so you’ll be ready to for everything the Ultimate Online Baby Shower offers!  RSVP Gift Baskets RSVPing is super simple – so simply that you've already done it... wait, you did RSVP, didn't you?!  Well not only are you now an official UOBS attendee, you've been entered to win 1 of 2 of these AMAZING Gift Baskets below [each … [Read more...]

Natural and Organic Bath and Body Products for the Whole Family from Pure by She She [+ Giveaway!]

Pure by She She Giveaway

Welcome to the Handmade & Eco-Friendly Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network! To help raise awareness about the importance of giving eco-friendly and handmade gifts, we’re offering giveaways to help you get started (or continue) with your holiday planning. We hope you’ll discover some brands that would make wonderful gifts during the holiday season. After entering my giveaway, be sure to hop around and enter all of the other giveaways listed on the linky at the bottom of this post for your chance to win more handmade and eco-friendly giveaways! I love finding products that blend with my lifestyle and my strives to be green-er and the company I'm sharing with you today is just that.  I was recently sent products, at no cost for review purposes, from Pure by … [Read more...]

Using a Handheld Steamer to Clean Your Couch [+ a review of the HAAN Handheld Steamer All Pro]

HAAN Steam Couch

I'm definitely still on a journey to be more green in my lifestyle choices.  That doesn't mean I'm totally and completely 100% eco-friendly in every choice I make, but that's why I'm striving for.  One of the best green choices I made in the past was to trade in my traditional mop and buckets for a steam mop. Since HAAN was the brand I trusted when I made that switch, I decided that HAAN should be the brand that I use when I made the next switch to cleaning with a handheld steamer.  In fact, HAAN sent me the HS20R Handheld Steamer just a few weeks ago [at no cost to facilitate this review] so I could prepare for an upcoming move! That's right - we've put our house up for sale in hopes of moving just a few miles away to get into a better school district for the girls.  It's a nerve racking experience and one that I was absolutely … [Read more...]

Make Bath Times Fun for Even the Most Sensitive Skin with Baby Mantra

Baby Mantra Conditioner

I participated in Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Baby Mantra. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. I've shared a lot about the struggles of finding personal care products that work with my girls' sensitive skin.  It's been a real struggle since they were both little when I would find small patches of eczema in creases of their elbows and the backs of their knees.  It made for sometimes boring baths, with no bubbles no matter how much they begged.  That's why, when I find a bubble bath that is sensitive enough for my girls, I have to share it with you! Baby Mantra is a new-to-me brand that I'm really loving more and more as I read about their products. With natural ingredients that have been allergy tested AND that are easy to read and … [Read more...]

Achieving Blogging Freedom with the Libman Freedom Spray Mop [+an Exclusive Libman #Coupon]

Libman Freedom Mop

 It may sound a little silly to say that a mop is helping me achieve blog freedom, but it really is.  You see, just a few weeks ago Libman contacted me about my blogging habits.  They recognized the fabulous effort that hubby and I put forth in ripping up our carpets and laying down hardwood floors this past Spring.  I'm also afraid they've been spying on me while I take photographs for blog posts too because they challenged me to share Where I Blog, both before and after using the Libman Freedom Spray Mop. It's a challenge that I didn't take lightly.  Honestly I don't want you to see what my house looks like really.  I like for everyone to see the pictures that make my house look totally clean and organized - you know, the pictures that lead you to believe my 2 girls silently walk around not disturbing anything.  All their toys are … [Read more...]

Why Choosing a Green School is Important for Your Future

Green School Future

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Adelphi University. The opinions and text are all mine. My girls are still very young, but the college conversation can never start too early. Rob and I are already putting money into accounts for the sole purpose of their continuing education so we've already discussed some aspects of college for both of them. Most of us know what goes into deciding on a school for ourselves and our children - Location, Majors Available, Ranking of Schools, Cost, etc. One area that may not top your list, but is something you should start considering when it comes to choosing a college is their sustainability policies. According to The Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges, "In 2008 alone, the U.S. Patent Office handed out over 300,000 trademarks to names that included "eco" or … [Read more...]

Fall Cleaning: Tips for Cleaning Out Your Closets

What do you do with your clothes

This conversation about Fall Cleaning and Organizing Tips was inspired by a collaboration with Savers.  All opinions expressed are my own. We often talk about Spring Cleaning, but don't give enough attention to the flip side - Fall Cleaning!  Making sure that your house is clean and organized for the upcoming Winter months is not only a great way to get ahead for Spring, but will make the transition to spending more time indoors a little easier to handle. Along with bringing more activities inside, the need for more space for living seems to come about too.  We clean up some outdoor toys and bring them inside so the girls still get plenty of gross motor play even indoors, but doing so means we need more free space.  We also need to make more space in closets for winter clothing, which tends to be thicker and bulkier than light … [Read more...]