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One and the Same

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Darling "The Reader" bag, comes in black too! 
The lovely duo from One and the Same sent over a few darling greeting cards for me to check out and I have fallen in love with their sweet, beautifully designed and sometimes cheeky take on the standard greeting card.  They also design sweet reusable totes that come in the ever so hard to find black option (because we all need a change from the basic!).

Design duo Alessandra Olanow (check out her illustrations here) and Tim Chapman have put together a well thought out collection of cards ranging from birthday, I'm sorry, sweet love to funny.  Lovely company, lovely pair, lovely products. Hmm. Happy.

There's a new Clean Kid on the Block!

Take this to get your laundry detergent refilled! Gorgeous + Green!

I love the simple packaging

Ok, so you've finally made the switch to all natural cleaners and home care (woot!), that wasn't so hard right? You've got your laundry detergent, tub + tile cleaner and lovely dish soap all in order. But maybe you don't have a favorite scent yet, or maybe you feel like you're spending way too much to clean your dishes. Or maybe you wish there was a product you could refill cheaply from a bulk station in your neighborhood...(ohhh this sounds lovely doesn't it!)

Well there's a new brand on the block to help change all of that. Common Good Home! They are a Brooklyn based company selling all the basics, laundry detergent, hand soap, dish soap, candles, bar soaps and of course all purpose cleaner. Their mission is simple, create lovely home care products that help save the planet and make you happy. Their ingredients are 100% biodegradable, all products are offered scent free (they also have delicious lavender and bergamont offered with some products) and they never use any dyes, masking agents, synthetic perfumes, chemicals, bleaches, optical brighteners or phosphates. Sounds good huh!

You can now buy their popular products online and if you're lucky enough to live in the NYC area you can pop into a whole bunch of places to get your products refilled. They sell along with their products beautiful glass refill bottles that are so beautiful I would display them with or without product inside.

They sent me the lavender hand soap and laundry detergent. I handwashed some of Juliette's tiny little clothes in their detergent last night and was happy with the suds. The hand soap smells amazing, close your eyes and you're running through lavender fields in the South of France natural as can be. No fake lavender smells please!

Their prices aren't so bad, especially their dish soap which is under $5 bucks and totally tough on grease! For those of you who like minimal packaging. The dish soap looks beautiful next to the sink. As does the hand soap glass refill bottle. Oh I could go on...

As many of you know I am opening an online Children's Boutique, called Darling Clementine. Chances are you will be seeing some of Common Good Home's products there and can buy them alongside your baby needs! I love supporting a local Brooklyn company. Gotta keep it in the hood right!

Follow them on Twitter @commongoodhome

Happy Earth Day: J'taime Mother Earth

Hearts are everywhere...just look...
Heart Nature
Mmmm, let's go!
Heart Island. I'd really love to myself...

Love Mother Earth like you should every day today. Make it a habit and stick to it. Recycle like you said you would. Turn off the lights more like you know you should and purchase products that are reusable, made from renewable sources and most of all keep the planet spinning with their business practices!

What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day today? Follow me on twitter @EcoMamaLindsay for cool tips, retweets of eco-related sales and other fun tid bits.

Earth Day err Week of Sales Continues!

Swirl, Daily Candy's flash sale website has a few amazing eco-friendly finds at the moment. Here are some of my favorites!

Baggu reusable bags, Loomstate clothing and Edun! Get to it folks.

Use my invite and I get $25 bucks credit (love this!)

Up to 20% off at Beautorium a great site for natural and organic beauty products. They sell the likes of John Masters, Juice Beauty, Scotch Naturals (I've reviewed them on Urban Branches!), Weleda and lots more!

Earth Day Fun Abound!

Now's the time to stock up and save some green. Earth Day is April 22nd, just a few days away. What are you planning? Juliette and I have some crafts on the menu for our Earth Day celebrations. We are going to color and decorate pictures of the planet. All materials are going to be things I find around the house like old magazine pages, fun grains/seeds from the kitchen to use as decoration and anything else we can utilize.

We're going to make sure that day we eat as local as possible, organically of course and avoid any unnecessary waste (we do this as often as possible anyways, but on Earth Day it's important to reinforce and revive!)

Here are some great things from around the web to get you saving some cash on your earth friendly products as well as fun things to create and do to kick start your brand new eco friendly you!

I've blogged about this recently, a must this April. Pick up your beauty essentials from Pangea at 25% all month!

Save on a ton of earth friendly products at here are some codes for you to use:
* save $3 bucks on Earth's Best Diapers with code EBSAVE3
* save on 'Green' clothes with code DRESSGREEN
* save on all Plan Toys with code APRILPLAN
and my favorite, save on this great picnic kit complete with hand wipes, snacks, spoons, bowls and reusable napkins!

A sweet little guide to going green, all things you can do yourself, cheaply. No solar panel installation, I promise.

Love etsy as much as I do? Well here's an eco decor guide with all items found on etsy. lovely.

Free organic socks for your kiddo when you purchase these shoes from See Kai Run.

Hit up Starbucks for your morning brew? If so bring your own coffee tumbler or mug on Earth Day and score a free brewed coffee or tea (hot or cold). Nice.

Save on your home care products at with their Earth Day Bundles!

Sweet little vegan ballet flats from etsy. Found via one of my favorite eco blogs Fig and Sage

13 Green Lifestyle Experts tell us their Earth Day Plans! via Tree Hugger

Free shipping on all Mrs. Meyer's products through the 22nd. Get shopping!

Sign up NOW for flash eco sales (just think, guilt free shopping!) with this invite code at Pure Citizen. Right now they've got Sigg and Revolution Organics! Sweet.

Naturopathica for Lovely Skin + Huge Giveaway!

Naturopathica is a leading organic and natural skincare brand, with products for both body and face including moisturizers, serums, body lotion and cleansers. Naturopathica was founded in 1995 and has since been producing great products all while maintaining their support for sustainability, small farm sourcing, natural and organic ingredients and 100% post consumer waste containers. Certified by ECOCERT too!)
This month ( in celebration of Earth Day) they are giving away 10 of their products, all you have to do is submit your tip for living a more sustainable life. Easy enough! I submitted, have you? Here's the link to enter. 

Participation in the Sustainable April competition is ongoing through the end of April 2011. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants at the beginning of May 2011. For more information about the competition, ECOCERT or Naturopathica, please visit the website: or contact Sarah Falcon:

Around the Web Catch Up

I've always got about 10 web pages open, to news sites, articles I am in the middle of reading, inspiring blogs I like to check in with and of course baby products I am researching for my upcoming baby boutique (!). Here are some of the things I'm finding interesting these days.

When you use your own bag in the month of April at Urban Outfitters will donate 10 cents to the Canary Project  read more about this cool organization working on climate change.

What to do, what to do? Bake your own Challah of course.

This darling owl clock made from renewable eco material bamboo from one of my favorite eco children's shops online Shak-Shuka. Don't let the source fool you, with or without kids you'll want this clock.

How to avoid food dyes (darn pesky chemicals we don't need) from Eating Well.

Farmers not to blame for food price increases, read the article for more details.

The best recipes to fill your cookie car (or tummy, either way) from Big Girls, Small Kitchen via Huffington Post Food.

A super chock full article regarding the never ending debate, To Eat Meat or Not To Eat Meat. Great view of all sides.

Pangea Hearts the Earth + You!

25% off site wide at Pangea

Here are some of my favorite products!

Italian Green Mandarin with Sweet Lime

Italian White Sage,  Geranium + Yarrow

Moroccan Argan with Willow + Rosemary Facial Cream