True Thankfulness

True Thankfulness What are you thankful for? After pondering this myself, before asking my children, I thought I am truly thankful for…

Waste Free Lunches

Waste Free Lunches This is a hot topic for the new school year. At Modern Eco Life, we recommend reducing your carbon footprint…

Do You Use Paper Towels?

Do You Use Paper Towels? I have not used papertowels in AGES! And by ages I mean nearly three years! I am so happy that…

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Fresh From Your Kitchen: Summertime Tea Skin Buff

Fresh From Your Kitchen: Summertime Tea Skin Buff

An excellent emollient and exfoliate to buff your skin into shape for summer! Summertime tea skin buff combines the natural powers of green tea with a slice of lemon and gentle scrubbing powers of brown sugar and yogurt to create a home spa-treatment ideal for…

The Art of Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

The Art of Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping You’ve selected the perfect eco-friendly gift and now you have to wrap with without creating…

Fresh from your kitchen; make your own toner!

Fresh from your kitchen; make your own toner! Fresh From Your Kitchen: Solar Infused  Rose Water Toner You’ve heard of making sun tea,…

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

The whole world seemed to pause as we watched the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week. It has left many of us feeling broken-hearted. This morning, we became aware of the Snowflakes for Sandy Hook Project and my children and I got right…

True Thankfulness

True Thankfulness What are you thankful for? After pondering this myself, before asking my children, I thought…

From one mother’s heart to another

From one mother’s heart to another You may have seen the story of a woman named Diana Stone on Babble and…

Who says garbage can’t be green?

Who says garbage can’t be green? Have you heard of Terracycle?          Terracycle is one of the super-coolest…

GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) What is it all about?

GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) What is it all about?

If you have been hearing more and more about GMO’s it is probably because it is a hot issue. Coming up on November 5, 2013 – Initiative 522, to the Washington State Legislature, known as the “concerns labeling of genetically-engineered foods” will be up for…

Life & Yoga: Remember to Breathe!

Life & Yoga: Remember to Breathe! Losing weight is a relatively easy concept; eat less and move more.  Yet, weight loss…

Go Green Get Fit – A Fairy Tale Ending – Week 12

Go Green Get Fit – A Fairy Tale Ending – Week 12 It’s a small world after all…. I am still singing it in my head!  The…

Go Green Get Fit Sponsor Spotlight – Earth Mama Angel Baby – Go Green Get Fit Week 11

Go Green Get Fit Sponsor Spotlight – Earth Mama Angel Baby – Go Green Get Fit Week 11 Earth Mama Angel Baby is a sponsor of the Go Green Get Fit Challenge. They…

The truth about face paints

The truth about face paints

Did you know that many children are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of heavy metals from face paints and other traditionally used party/Halloween products, some of which claim to be “safe,” “non-toxic” or “hypoallergenic.” The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics sent 10 popular children’s face paints to…

Do you speak INCI? How to Read a Cosmetic Label?

Do you speak INCI? How to Read a Cosmetic Label? Do you speak INCI? If you work in the field of cosmetics, maybe. INCI is…

5 Ways To Green Your Back-to-School

5 Ways To Green Your Back-to-School Here are a few things that we can do to send them back to school…

True Thankfulness

True Thankfulness

What are you thankful for? After pondering this myself, before asking my children, I thought I am truly thankful for the life I have. Is it perfect? Of course not! I have regrets, failings and short-comings, but I love where I am right now.  Maybe,…

Waste Free Lunches

Waste Free Lunches This is a hot topic for the new school year. At Modern Eco Life, we…

Do You Use Paper Towels?

Do You Use Paper Towels? I have not used papertowels in AGES! And by ages I mean nearly three years!…

Choose one eco thing to start living more green!

Choose one eco thing to start living more green! Check out this short video from Vanessa Farquharson.  Although the thought of unplugging my refrigerator…