Category Archives: Eco-Friendly

She {hearts} Kiss My Face Suncare

Summer is in full swing which means the sun will be beating down on us on a daily basis (hopefully) and we will all be outside enjoying it! But don’t forget to protect the skin of those kiddos (and do’t forget yourself there to Mom!)

Kiss My Face has an entire line suncare products for the whole family. The Kids Mineral Sunscreen with SPF 30 is a thick, full coverage lotion that is paraben and phthalate free, with no artificial fragrances. I love how safe it is for my kids bodies and it certainly does the job by protecting their fair skin. My only complaint is it is almost TOO thick, and after some time in the pool you can see the white lotion on their skin. But if it keeps them covered, then I’m okay with that.

A good alternative to the Mineral Sunscreen that Kiss My Face makes is a Sun Spray Lotion. It has all the same great qualities of the Mineral Sunscreen, it is just easier to apply on to the kids. I just spray it on my hands and rub it in. Since it is a bit thinner, I can get it on the kids faces without having to work too hard, which in turn makes my life a little bit easier, and what mama doesn’t want that?!

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she {hearts} we-wood

WeWood Australia

Have you ever worn a wooden watch?  I love the earthy-ness that it gives to my wardrobe.  Not to mention it is lightweight and comfy.  Some watches roll around my wrist and are loud when they touch other surfaces- not my We-WOOD watch.  We-WOOD is a fabulous company that crafts beautiful watches out of wood.  They have several different woods, styles, and colors.  It is such a unique way to style your wardrobe.

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We-WOOD runs on a great philosophy that we should love and improve what we have been blessed with.  For every watch they sell, they plant a tree in its place.  What a great way to give to our planet’s future!  This is what We-WOOD has to say about their superior product:

“Completely absent of artificial and toxic materials, the WeWOOD Timepiece is as natural as your wrist. It respects your skin as you respect nature by choosing it. Your WeWOOD Watch breathes the same air that you breathe and may awaken memories from another time and place. Your WeWOOD Watch records your sensations and shares your experiences as the perfect natural mate, whose story also becomes yours to wear, smell and feel.”

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“Collect” time by purchasing your very own We-WOOD timepiece!

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We-WOOD is giving a We-WOOD watch to a lucky She{Hearts}It reader! ($120-140 value!)

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A winner from the U.S. will be chosen on July 4, 2013 at 7PM CST. Please see our Giveaway Rules for further details. Product Sample Provided

she {hearts} proof eyewear

Wooden Sunglasses

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Tell me you don’t love the idea of pairing fashion with the use of sustainable materials!  Proof sells one-of-a-kind eyewear made from wood.  I fell in love with all the shapes, colors, and sizes that Proof has to offer.  The lightweight feel of the wood is unlike any pair of shades I own.  They also offer optical eyewear for those who need it!

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This amazing company not only does good by reusing materials, but

A large portion of each sunglass /eyewear sale goes to a
charity in India that provides sight–giving cataract surgeries to those in need.

 

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Proof was born from the innovative genious of a small sawmill family.  The family worked hard to create special products while also giving back to their planet and community.  The glasses are truly amazing and they will be a staple in my wardrobe for years to come!

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Give Proof some love… visit and purchase your very own pair of Proof eyewear!

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Proof is giving away a pair of their amazing sunnies!  Winner’s Choice!!! ($200.00 value!!!)

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she {hearts} aiden’s hope body butter

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Today is a special day.  I am privileged to get to introduce you to a very special company.  Aiden’s Hope is an ORGANIC body butter company whose funds are used to help with one family’s adoptions.  Erin, the owner and mommy who runs Aiden’s Hope, started this company to raise funds for the adoption of their little boy they were blessed with from Uganda.  They are continuing to sell their special butter blend to raise more funds for a second adoption of another precious child.

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Aiden’s Hope sells several different scents of body butter, and is now offering a sugar body scrub for those who need a little extra exfoliating.  I got to try the Cocoa-Butter blend, but Aiden’s Hope also offers lavender, orange-sicle, peppermint, cinnamon, sugar & spice, and many more!  This body butter is a natural, organic way to moisturize your skin, or your baby’s skin.  It is super hydrating and works for all skin types: sensitive skin, skin of all ethnicity, and skin of all ages.

The body butters retail for $15 (it is a large jar!!), but there are deep discounts if you order more than one jar.  

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Head over to Aiden’s Hope and support this sweet cause.

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One lucky She {hearts} It reader will win a jar of Aiden’s Hope Orange-sicle ORGANIC body butter!

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A winner from the U.S. will be chosen on 6/28/13 at 7PM CST. Please see our Giveaway Rules for further details.

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She {hearts} Little Green Pouch & Eco Ditty

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I am sure anyone out there with a little one beginning to eat, has experienced the “baby food pouches” available at almost any store around. These pouches are filled with a large variety of baby food’s and most of them are organic…. the one thing about them though that isn’t fantastic is their steep price tag. At over $1.20 a pouch, the cost of keeping these around can add up.

greenpouchWith my youngest Reed, who is just now 8 months, I have experienced some “eating” challenges. He honestly has very little interested in any sort of baby food. I have tried all sorts and even tried some sweeter types in order to “get his attention.” Nothing worked. If I fed him with a spoon he’d gag and refused to eat another bite.

One way I found he would eat, is by using these pouches. As long as he was given the ability to “feed himself” – he was good to go. He makes a royal mess but he enjoys it and has fun.

I love that Little Green Pouch gives those who enjoy making their own baby food an option to use it in this way. With a 6 ounce pouch to fill that is BPA free, freezer safe and dishwasher safe, it was an awesome item to have on hand or stored for convenience sake.

Also, just as a side note. You can even fill these pouches with YOUR SMOOTHIES!! So even if you aren’t a baby or kid, you can totally use these, freeze them with your healthy organic smoothies… then pack them up for lunch and by lunch time they will be thawed and ready to enjoy.

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ecoditttylogoNow! to go with these adorable green pouches, you of course need a cute eco-friendly lunch bag to store them in while traveling… or if you are like me and have older kids, some reusable pouches to store sandwiches and other snacks is a must.

Eco Ditty is a great company as well that specializes in reusable sandwich and lunch bags.

Their bags are made of 100% organic cotton. Even the tag is organic! They are printed with low-impact inks and dyes. The liners are un-dyed with no synthetics, plastics or chemicals touching your food. You can wash them by hand or throw them in your dish washer and even washing machine.

ecoditty2Eco Ditty even has a fun option that allows you to personalize your own pouches with fun stencil print outs and fabric markers (they provide for you).

One of my favorite items they sent was their “lunch ditty.” It is a great size and stores A LOT yet isn’t to big or bulky that you couldn’t shove it in a diaper bag along with your other every day items.

The Lunch Ditty I honestly have used more for carrying Reed’s baby items more than anything. I love how I can attach it to a clip on my bag and be on my way, keeping his things organized… but I also love how it has a divide inside it to store food on one side and drinks on the other.

I hope to update this post with a photo of mine in use. It currently is waiting to be washed after using it on a pool playdate the other day and Reed deciding he’d spit up all over it :) – cool thing is, its totally washable.

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littlegreen2The Little Green Pouch pays for itself in about a week. Enjoy the convenience and fun of these yet save and enjoy using your homemade baby foods at the same time. The Little Green Pouch even has a silicone attachment that makes it even easier for your kids/babies to eat from.

Eco Ditty offers snack, sandwich and lunch bags all in great organic fabrics. Reduce the use of plastic in your home but still enjoy the practicality of these great bags.

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The Little Green Pouch and Eco Ditty wanted to give away a few things on She {hearts} It.

ecodittyThe Little Green Pouch is giving away a 4-pack of their Little Green Pouches as well as a pack of their new Pouch Pops (4 pack as well). These items go hand and hand so you whoever wins will enjoy having both.

Eco Ditty is giving away one snack and one sandwich size pouch. In a winners choice print.

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A winner from the U.S. will be chosen on 6-17-13 at 7PM CST. Please see our Giveaway Rules for further details.

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she {hearts} norwex

I am a mom.  I have three kids and a hubby (he kind of counts as a kid, right?).  I have a house, which happens to be the stomping grounds for those three kids and the hubby.  With that being said- my house gets dirty fast.  And, if that weren’t enough, we live on a gravel road that is fairly busy, so it requires me to dust often.  I don’t have a ton of time to spend dusting, cleaning toilets, washing windows, wiping counters- oh, the list could go on.

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Even though life is busy, I love a clean house.  Not only do I love a clean house, but I also require cleaning products that are good for my family.  I get plenty of “help” when it comes to cleaning, so the products I use need to be safe for my littles to use.  I have found that Norwex cleaning products are the answer to so many of my problems.

“Norwex is committed to radically reducing the use of chemicals in personal care and cleaning to promote health.  

More than ever we feel the need to emphasize the positive environmental impact of reducing chemical use.”

When I opened my Norwex box, it was like Christmas.  I could not wait to use my products and share them with y’all.  I dusted my entire first floor with the dust mitt right away.  I loved how quick it was.  
 

Little fingers like to make messes of clean, sparkling glass.  Any momma knows this.  The Norwex window cloths- heaven!  They made cleaning my windows easy, fast, and the came out streak free!

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My stove gets used a lot.  I cook from scratch almost every day.  With all that cooking comes spills and messes.  Some of those messes don’t like to come clean.  The Spirisponge and Spirinetts were gentle and effective.  They worked great on my smooth top stove.  There were no scratches and the sponges were not abrasive in the least.

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It is time… time for y’all to run and grab yourselves some Norwex bliss of your own!  I believe in these products so much, I know you won’t be disappointed.

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Lucky for you… Molly Freeman, Norwex consultant, is giving one lucky reader a Window Polish Cloth & a $10 gift certificate!!! ($30.00 value)

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A winner from the U.S. will be chosen on June 7, 2013 at 7PM CST. Please see our Giveaway Rules for further details.

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she {hearts} dot and army

Vintage… florals… gingham… oh, my!   Dot and Army offers a delicious array of eco-friendly cloth napkins.  When I found Dot and Army, I was thrilled to see all the colors and patterns.  They are perfect for mixing and matching to get that eclectic “not trying too hard” look that is so popular these days.  Plus, they are not only perfect for those special dinners, but they are meant to be enjoyed every day!  I know my family can go through a lot of napkins and paper towels during mealtimes.  It is so nice to have a reusable option that also dips into my trendy side.

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Dot and Army offers a wide selection of options for cloth napkins: wedding and event napkins, kitchen starter sets, and lunchbox napkins of all different patterns and colors.  My family has been enjoying the yellow, vintage florals during our mealtimes.  And, my kids are going crazy over their lunchbox set that they received.  They feel so special having their own little napkins.  Not to mention, they love picking out their color for the day.  They love them!

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I am so excited to tell you all what Dot and Army is offering one of our loyal readers.  You can thank me later…

One of our readers will win a custom Kitchen Starter Set  ($125.00 value)!

Be sure to run over to Dot and Army and see what napkins you would want if you won this awesome set!

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Dot and Army is giving away a custom Kitchen Starter set to one lucky reader. ($125.00 value)

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A winner from the U.S. will be chosen on May 30, 2013 at 7PM CST. Please see our Giveaway Rules for further details.

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