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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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DIY Valentine's Day Bag
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I’m all about the pinks and reds right now. Full blown Valentine fever. I have to admit that I haven’t yet tried the freezer paper trick, but this time it looks really easy in this tutorial for painting dots into a heart shape for a tote bag. This is just

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We at In The Know Mom, love re-usable, earth friendly items. Small changes make some of the biggest differences. Did you know the average American school kid generates 67 pounds of discarded school lunch packaging waste per school year? That’s an insane amount, especially for just one child. Multiply that

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I love finding that the items that make me drool in Land of Nod and Pottery Barn magazines are actually pretty easy to make. Not only make them, but make them in a fabric that is your own and perfectly matches your kid’s personality. There’s just so much to be

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For years I have been a huge advocate of reusable grocery bags.  I think they are an absolute no-brainer must.  Plastic bags and containers have become a problem of epidemic proportions.  My mother was doing the cloth bags before it was cool, back in the 80’s.  I think she instilled

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Since January 2009, Lunch Skins by 3greenmoms has saved an estimated 1.2 million baggies from landfills.  The average American school kid generates 67 pounds of discarded school lunch packaging per year. Those numbers are absolutely astonishing to me. Imagine the impact if we all made even the slightest changes. 3greenmoms decided

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kidsmust havetravel

Every once in a while, something happens in my crazy, busy life that makes me think “there’s got to be a better way.” The other day we went swimming over at my parents house and my husband was sweet enough to pack all our gear up while I gathered the

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