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April 2, 2015 4 Comments
Welcome Spring with 12 Natural Dyes for your Easter Eggs

Dye Easter Eggs Naturally With these 12 Alternatives People have been dyeing eggs since the medieval times when they celebrated spring and Easter or Passover. I know when I was growing up the way to dye eggs was usually get a box of colored discs from the grocery store and mix with water and vinegar. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Do This Not That, Food, Health, Kids
February 17, 2015 4 Comments
Little Things Matter: The Impact of Toxins on the Developing Brain

  The impact of toxins on children has been studied for the past 30 years; researchers have come to the inescapable conclusion that little things matter. They’ve discovered that extremely low levels of toxins can impact brain development and that subtle shifts in the intellectual abilities of individual children have a big impact on the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Kids
December 9, 2014 5 Comments
Eco Friendly Gift Wrapping

Eco Friendly Gift Wrapping In the spirit of the coming holidays, here are a few eco friendly ways you can wrap gifts and conserve resources too! Use what you already have – Find inspiration by repurposing things you already have lying around – attractive shopping bags, gift boxes you have saved, newspaper comics, store ads, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Kids, Reuse Recycle
December 2, 2014 4 Comments
Eco Friendly Gift Giving

In honor of our month of giving, some “eco friendly” holiday gift giving ideas and tips! Buy an experience – Rather than buying a “thing”, buy a gift certificate to a favorite restaurant, tickets to a show or to some event they want to attend. Quality, not quantity – Higher quality items will last longer […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Do This Not That, Kids, Reuse Recycle
September 16, 2014 5 Comments
Back to School: Pack a Waste Free Lunch

Back to School: How to pack a waste free lunch Bringing your own lunch to school or work is a great way to reduce unnecessary waste from eating at the cafeteria or out at a fast food restaurant. But did you realize that you could do more to help reduce waste than just brown bagging […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Do This Not That, Food, Kids, Reuse Recycle
September 2, 2014 1 Comment
Back to School : Transportation

It’s time for a new school year! Now that you went green by using your re-useable bags for all of your back to school shopping you may be thinking, “how can I stay green throughout the school year?” Over the next few weeks we will explore some great ideas for carrying your summer green into […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Do This Not That, Kids
February 3, 2014 1 Comment
Share the Love, Food Dyes

During the month of February, Norwex is sharing the love! One of the ways we are doing this is through spreading awareness of the dangers of chemicals and providing some ways we can reduce their use in our lives. At Norwex, we know that the more we increase awareness, the more we can improve quality […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Do This Not That, Food, Health, Kids
October 2, 2013 1 Comment
Creating a Safer Haven for Kids

Creating a Safer Haven for Kids It’s really pretty simple: We all want to create a better quality of life. And because true “quality” doesn’t affect just one generation and then stop, Norwex is committed to creating a lasting legacy of chemical reduction that will make life better for future generations. We envision improved health […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Do This Not That, Health, Kids, Safe Havens
September 16, 2013 8 Comments
Ten U.S. Foods that are Banned in Other Countries

Ten U.S. Foods Banned in Other Countries As a follow-up to last week’s blog about 10 tips for not eating chemicals, we wanted to discuss specific foods that are legally sold in the U.S. but banned in other countries. Why the U.S. allows them when other countries have banned them may be debatable, but the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Do This Not That, Food, Health, Kids