What’s on My Christmas Gift List for Everyone? (And my wish list too)

ecokaren's gift list

I am done with shopping for Christmas. We don’t usually go overboard and especially now that kids are older, we don’t have to go near the mall or toy stores where people become psychotic this time of the year. I shopped on Etsy, Uncommon Goods, and Amazon and I am done! So, What’s on my… 

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Holiday Gift Guide 2013

holiday guide 2013 by ecokaren

Seasons Greetings! As the holiday season draws near, I wanted to share my tried and true green holiday tips, crafts and recipes with you. I can’t think of more meaningful gifts than handmade crafts and homemade treats for the holiday season. So I created a Green Holiday Guide 2013, where you will find simple but… 

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How to Clean A Moldy Shower Curtain Without Bleach

clean moldy shower curtain without bleach from ecokaren

Does your shower curtain get moldy like mine? Am I the only lazy slouch who waits until it looks disgusting and then try frantically to make it clean again? Granted it’s made of nylon, not PVC vinyl so I don’t have to worry about pthalates or other toxins but mold is just as dangerous, according… 

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Is Walmart on the right track in eliminating toxins from their products?

Walmart announced it'll eliminate toxic chemicals by ecokaren

Back in April of 2013,  Safer Chemical Healthy Family (SCHF) started  Mind the Store Challenge and urged 10 biggest retailers, including Walmart, to change their policy on toxic chemicals and to create an action plan to address 100+ hazardous chemicals in their consumer products. And kudos to their persistent pressure with emails and petitions, Walmart recently announced… 

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Eco Etsy Baby Blanket Donation Drive for Enchanted Makeovers

Baby blanket for enchanted makeovers

When I was the Captain of EcoEtsy, a team on Etsy that’s made of eco-friendly sellers, we supported an organization called Enchanted Makeovers, an organization that helps homeless women shelters transform into inspiring space for families. I stepped down from the team due to my busy schedule last year but I am still one of… 

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Toyota Prius #PlugInForCharity #MPGChallenge 3rd Wave Results

toyota pluginforcharity ecokaren

Toyota Prius Plug In For Charity MPGChallenge ended a couple of weeks ago. The participants were kept in the dark as to who came in what place throughout the challenge and we weren’t allowed to reveal what mileage we got until the final result was announced on Monday August 19, 2013. And now, I am… 

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