Be GREEN!

The R´s: recycle, reuse, reduce, repurpose, reclaim, restore: ideas for eco-friendly habits for the whole family and recycle ideas, take care of the environment, beautiful green pictures

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 Inspiration needed: Have a look at my post about ingenious ECO-friendly gifts for Father´s Day.   I adore this video, which depicts very well what it means to be a mom... #worldstoughestjob Created by Boston Agency Mullen, which posted  a job listing online for a "director of operations" position. The requirements sounded really tough and quite brutal: [...]

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Happy EARTH DAY!

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Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. Do you need ideas regarding a GREENER, more sustainable lifestyle? Also have a look [...]

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If you want to color Easter eggs in an eco-friendly and non-toxic way and eat them afterwards, use natural colors like blueberry, onion, coffee, tea, turcmenic powder, beet root, red onion, chili, etc. . You only have to cook the eggs together with the natural dye and the result is colored hard-boiled Easter eggs. If [...]

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  I still have MY old rocking horse I played with when I was a toddler!! Now it is a real vintage piece and I love it. Stella has such a lot of fun rocking on it. I always sing a German song to her and rock her on my knees or on the horse and she directly [...]

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I always liked to grow plants and grow fruit or vegetable seeds. Please have a look at the video of a very smart girl of Third grade, who explains the importance of organic with an easy experiment... BRAVO, Elise! Here you go:

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Three weeks ago I was in New York. I love New York and have to go once a year to the most beautiful city in the world. Last year I passed out as Stella was born, but this year there was no excuse and we went to the Big Apple, only my husband and I... [...]

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It is really difficult to find an ideal diaper bag. It should be chic and practical and it should not “interfere” with your style. I never understood why diaper bags have to be so ugly, with childish patterns or in bright pink or blue. The mom has to carry the bag, but it seems that [...]

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I am not talking about an orange juice you buy in the supermarket neither a freshly squeezed one you prepare at home. I love smoothies where you put the whole fruit or vegetable in a high speed blender and have a thick, nutrient-dense first food of the day. We enjoy daily a smoothie, the whole [...]

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There are many scientific studies confirming that pesticides and other chemicals found in fresh produce can cause a variety of health problems, including cancer, endocrine problems and it can harm the reproductive or immune system and the nervous system. A recent analysis in the journal Pediatrics concluded that exposure to high levels of common pesticides [...]

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