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raising eco-conscious children
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This post about raising eco-conscious children and green Christmas tips is sponsored by New Leaf Energy; all thoughts are my own. Reflecting on the core values I want my children to own, being an eco-conscious adult ranks high on my list.  Respecting the Earth and appreciating this amazing planet, that

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I have been on the search for the perfect crystal necklace ever since crystals started popping up all over Pinterest. I didn’t want to just jump at the first crystal necklace I came across, I always seem to buy a cheap version and it breaks, so I held out. I

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Sarah and myself started In The Know Mom for a lot of reasons several years ago. About five and a half years ago we became friends from our similar likes and passions. We both refused to settle for plastic toys that everyone seemed to have. Melissa, has a very similar

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Holidays are right around the corner and photographs play a huge part.  Family Christmas photos, Christmas cards, photo decorations, ornaments, gifts… the list of uses for photographs are endless BUT you have to get them off of your computer first! A great place to have these important pictures printed is Mpix,

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Finding shoes that are both durable and comfortable for your child is essential. I found myself buying all sorts of pairs of shoes for my daughter. Shoes that she can bike, run and ride her scooter in and then cutesy shoes that are not so rugged looking and can be

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eco-friendly beach toys
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1.  Haba Sand and Water Workshop Beach Toys $19.79  2.  SandSac Canvas Sand Bucket $16 3.  Green Toys EcoSaucer Flying Disc  $6  4.   Zoe b Anti-Plastic Beach Toys $19.99  5.  Senda Athletica Fair Trade Rio Futsal  $35.99 

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With Easter passed, it’s time to de-bunny the house.  While a lot of your existing decor will still work for the next couple months, there’s a good chance a lot won’t.  It’s easy to put your bunny blinders on preparing for Easter festivities.  Now is the time to simply focus

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Anything that comes into my house that can be recycled, gets recycled.  It is a constant weekly thought–is it recycling day, did I put the bin out at the curb?  One can imagine, I have a lot of recycling that piles up over the week.  This means I really need

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Why should boys have all the fun dumping dirt and “fixing” (read: smashing things) with their tools?  Girls can get in on the fun too, and with Green Toy’s line of girly trucks and tools, even grandma will be tempted to pick up some tradition boy toys for the little

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When I first spotted Night Owl Paper Goods’ items, I stopped dead in my tracks. They take regular stationary items and transform them into extraordinary stationary items. They exude their passion for craftsmanship and environment in every single one of their products. Most of their items are printed on or

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