12 Awesome, Eco-friendly Gifts for Men (That They'll Actually Want)

12 Awesome, Eco-friendly Gifts for Men (That They'll Actually Want)

Finding desirable and useful Christmas gifts for men can be challenging when you’re working hard toward an eco-friendly life and responsible consumerism.

Lucky for you, I spent an afternoon rounding up all the latest and greatest eco-friendly finds on Etsy. Here are some of my picks for handmade and eco-friendly gifts for men for the 2018 holiday season!

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7 Ways to Have a Greener Mother's Day

7 Ways to Have a Greener Mother's Day

This woman raised you. She wiped your nose and your butt. She put up with your childhood tantrums, your adolescent melodramas, and your collegiate angst. You left the toilet seat up, your dirty dishes out, and didn’t replace the paper towels. You were literally the worst roommate anyone could ask for for a whopping 18 years… so just take a moment to say THANK YOU.

Have a better and greener Mother’s Day with these 7 easy tips!

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DIY Vegetable-Based Watercolors!

DIY Vegetable-Based Watercolors!

Get ready to play with your food: We're making DIY vegetable-based watercolors!

Why use non-toxic chemical paints when you can harness the power of plants?

This is a really fun way to encourage creativity in children while teaching them the power of plants and to see their food in a different light!

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5 Minute DIY Eco-friendly Easter Grass

5 Minute DIY Eco-friendly Easter Grass

This one goes out to all the busy mommas out there:

I know you're in a rush, but skip the plastic Easter grass and try my 5 minute DIY Eco-friendly Easter Grass instead!

It's quick, it's easy, and hey, if pieces of it comes out of your kid's basket? It'll biodegrade at worst and grow some flowers at best. They'll be the envy of the Easter egg hunt! 

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100 Greener Choices: Choices 11-20

100 Greener Choices: Choices 11-20

Going green: it doesn't happen overnight.

If you try to change your entire lifestyle all at once, it's not likely to succeed.

My goal for myself was 100 greener lifestyle changes and choices, and at first, that felt daunting. Now, though, as I look at my life from a different perspective, and see infinite room for improvement... and that's pretty cool! 

Today we hash out 100 Greener Choices: 11-20, with a recap of 1-10, this time arranged easiest to most intensive. 

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Sour Orange Jelly (Waste Not Want Not Challenge)

Sour Orange Jelly (Waste Not Want Not Challenge)

A super easy Seville orange jelly recipe that will brighten your morning, and is the perfect counter recipe to the Sour Orange Limoncello post, leaving you with only the seeds and a thin husk of pith as food waste! 

And some final thoughts on my first Waste Not, Want Not personal challenge.

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