3 Tips for Waste-Free Lunches for Back to School

3 Tips for Waste Free Lunches via mindfulmomma.com

Thank you to ECOLunchBox and Jennie Lyon for writing this guest post.  From brown paper bags and napkins to plastic produce bags at the grocery store and the plethora of packaging that comes with store-bought, packaged snacks, school lunches can create a lot of unnecessary waste and expense. These three tips for waste-free, … [Continue reading]

En Vacences

Amee Farm in Vermont

Hey there! Just a quick note to let you know I'll be out enjoying a family vacation for the next 10 days - a much-needed escape from kitchen remodel chaos. We'll be on a whirlwind tour out east, including New York City (my kids' first time!), New Canaan, CT, a B&B in Vermont and finally a couple of days in Montreal, Canada, where I'll … [Continue reading]

Green Bronx Machine: Teaching Kids Through Vegetable Gardening

Green Bronx Machine via mindfulmomma.com

This post was written as part of Progressive's Apron Project, helping tell the story of people and their initiatives making progress towards a greater good. I have been compensated as a contributor to this project, but the thoughts and opinions in this post are my own. Ready to be inspired? Here's a story about a school teacher in the … [Continue reading]

Tweet #shopcartons to Save Trees This Month

Tweet #shopcartons to Save Trees This Month

This post is brought to you by Choose Cartons and I received compensation for publishing it. Want to do some good with just a tweet?  This month, the folks at Choose Cartons, are partnering with Trees for the Future to donate a tree each time the hashtag #shopcartons is mentioned! That's right, you can help donate a tree just by … [Continue reading]

Say Hello to La Mav Organic Skin Care

La Mav Organic Skin Care via mindfulmomma.com

Disclosure: La Mav is a paid advertising sponsor of Mindful Momma. In addition, they provided me with some product samples to review. As always, all opinions are my own. As I've grown older, I've found that I'm asking more of my skin care products. Back in the day, I could slap on most any moisturizer and if it did the basic job of … [Continue reading]