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Living in the Californian desert, I am very aware of the plentiful, “free” energy that beams down everyday.  We have 360 full-sun days here and not having solar panels to harness that energy seems, well, silly and wasteful. It isn’t hard to embrace the clean energy here and most of

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WE'VE Built review
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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and WE’VE Built but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #GiftaStory  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO Back in 2009 when Erin and I started this blog, so much of our main goal was to find unique toys with

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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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This post about shopping for energy providers is sponsored by Choose Energy; all opinions are 100% my own. Living in the desert, sometimes things are very backwards.  Like when I grew up back East, winter was the off-season.  We were all huddled inside while the snow covered the yard and

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Faraway Tote
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Do you ever feel like the crazy bag lady/man walking into stores to shop because you have a mangled mess of bags with you? If you think you’re being smart by putting them into your cart, you will likely be taking up three quarters of the empty space with your

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I participated in this program on behalf of Seventh Generation and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Toxins.  They are everywhere, hiding in the most innocent of places.  It seems like every week I am throwing away products or taking new precautions, especially when it comes to my kids.

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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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Haba
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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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PramBox
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I always get excited when I find exceptionally high quality wooden toys for my kids.  Personally, there’s just something so pure and simple about wooden toys that make them desirable.  Plus, they seem to last forever and are able to withstand the abuse of being overly played with, without eventually

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I’m always on the hunt for visually stimulating and educational items for my girls. Learning Materials Workshop was founded in 1979 by an artist and early childhood educator. The creator understands the importance of open-ended play to help encourage your children to be creative. Open-ended play is a complex and challenging

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