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7 green living article submissions by the Mothering community.

Giveaway: Charlie Banana Cloth Pads

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Charlie Banana, beloved to many of you as a source for cloth diapers, also make fantastic cloth menstrual pads for mama. Charlie Banana is giving the following away to one lucky winner: -a box of panty liners, -a box of Regulars, -a box of Supers -and a box of Super Plus feminine pads. These fab pads come in a very handy, purse-friendly pink pouch. Personal capsule review: I love them because the pads are made of so soft bamboo, and when I put them through the wash, they miraculously come out close to sparkling... read more

Winners of Mayron's Goods, Wild Woozle & Glad Rags

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Hello, Mamas! I’m here to announce the latest passel of winners of A la Mama giveaway goodness. 1. The Glad Rags winner is….Vanessa Betcher. 2. The Mayron’s Goods winner is…Brittany. 3. The Wild Woozle winner is…Joyce Taylor. Thank you so much for your participation! I’m very happy for you. Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs Feed This entry was posted on Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 12:07 pm and is filed under Giveaways!. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0... read more

Teatulia Giveaway: Delicious, Fair Trade Teas!

Good morning, mamas. Teatulia is offering two wonderful prize packs to you tea drinkers out there–and I happen to be one, so high five. (I also like to drink coffee–I love hot beverages, especially in the fall). One prize pack has teas with caffeine; the other is made up of herbal infusions. I’ve been drinking Teatulia for a year now; I love their tea’s clean, delicious flavors. I also love their packaging: wonderful, green, reusable eco canisters. 1. For the caffeinated mamas: a 3-canister pack of Teatulia’s “Classics”: Black tea, Bengal... read more

Aladdin: Do the Reuse! Giveaway

One of my best memories from childhood: picking out my Aladdin lunchbox each year of elementary school. I especially loved my metal Popeye lunchbox…although I’m pretty sure it’s now moldering in some landfill, because my mom was not the type to keep things hanging around, and it was the ’70s…the decade when there was actually a commercial that urged people to throw their empties into the nearest pond. I’ve grown up, but Aladdin has along with me…they have a great line of recycled and recyclable reusable food storage containers. And they’ve launched the... read more

Eco Lunch Giveaway: Abeego Wraps

During the course of the back to school giveaways, I’ve been so inspired by your voices as you make the pledge to make zero-waste, earth-friendly lunches for your kids. Here’s another great tool: beautiful Abeego wraps, made of hemp/cotton fabric infused with a blend of beeswax and plant extracts. And aren’t they so pretty? FIVE winners will win TWO Abeego wraps each. I’ll pick winners on this Friday, August 27th. Here’s how you enter to win: 1) Leave a comment below (feel free to share lunch ideas) 2) For a second chance to win,... read more

Green School Supplies Giveaway: Dixon Prize Pack with Ecozoo Backpack

Dixon Ticonderoga designed a truly epic green school supplies giveaway for one lucky A la Mama reader. The lucky winner will receive a cornucopia of school supplies in a fab organic cotton backpack. Here’s what’s included: 1. Lyra Groove Colored Pencils 2. RENEW Recycled Tire Pencils 3. Prang Art Markers 4. Dixon Soy Crayons 5. Dixon EnviroStiks Pencils 6. Prang Oval Pan Watercolor Set 7. Prang Metallic Markers 8. Dixon Ticonderoga #2 pencils and, last but not least, the Ecozoo Panda... read more

Lunch Box Giveaway: Laptop Lunch, Fleurville & Go Green

This is my kids’ last week of day camp, which leads me to really grok that school is indeed right around the corner. In the spirit of back-to-school prep, I’ve rustled up some truly snazzy reusable lunch box-n-bag options as part of today’s A la Mama blog giveaway. 1. Laptop Lunch 2.0 “Alien” Bento Box set: 2. Fleurville Cocoa Stripe Lunch Buddy: 3. And the “Orbit” Go Green Lunch Box: To enter, please leave a comment below, with your preference (you can list all three in order of preference, too). Good... read more

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