Posted: April 22, 2019
Eco-friendly Gift Ideas - Flaunt Your
Commitment to the Future of the Planet
Did you know that according to USAToday, at least 75% of
consumers prefer to make lifestyle choices that reduce their impact on planet
Earth? It will also interest you to know that around the time of any holidays
or events for exchanging presents, Americans are now opting for eco-friendly
gift ideas and innovative ways of giving them that will minimize the impact on
the environment. If you’re one of the citizens committed to doing their bit for
their country, here are a few quick tips on how to make that happen.
Although it first originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mardi Gras is
a much-loved event that the entire country celebrates with every city having
its own brand of festivities and merriment. Meaning “Fat Tuesday” in French,
the event marks the days of feasting and merriment before the fasting period of
Lent. In case you’re preparing to join in the fun for the first time, know that
the typical theme will be colors of green for faith, gold for power, and dark
purple for power.
As for the costumes, you can go all out with feathers, boas,
gaily-painted masks that are worn or carried on sticks, and of course, the
signature balloons, beads, doubloons, and necklaces. Look
Biodegradable leaf collecting sacks made of jute are especially used for composting and are perfect for those who are environmentally conscious and want to recycle nature. Rake the leaves, place in the bags, made of totally recyclable, decomposing material called jute, pile them in a corner of the yard or better yet the garden to be used as soil enhancement next season. These sacks are hassle free, no double work of collecting then piling, only to have them blow away. Put the leaves in the large jute sacks and take them where you want extra soil nutrients for next growing season. The sacks degrade at the same rate as the leaves letting the
“Boho style” is the modern Bohemian way of clothing. It is a fashionable concoction of ethnic designs, mostly harvested from India and Africa. Bohemian fashion is the ultimate expression of your feminine characteristics and free flowing spirit. Boho dresses are always in season and consist of a wide array of style and color. Boho dresses go best with exuberant jewelries and accessories that are natural and ecofriendly. Here are a few tips to obtain a Boho fashion for all seasons.
- Vintage style clothing particularly from the 70s could be found in online stores or from auctions. Look for peasant blouses, maxi skirts, scarves, headband, bandannas, flip-flops, accessories.
- Shop for vintage accessories in thrift stores or online stores. Wear a lot of bangles for the gypsy look or else you can put on many layer
Organizing and decluttering your house teach you and your family to be disciplined. You learn to be structured in the process and eventually you save time and money. Organization brings peace and serenity into your life. Here are some tips to declutter your house in an ecofriendly way.
Choose a particular corner to declutter: Chose a particular corner of the room to work with. Do not get distracted by the whole house. For example if you find a fork at one corner of a room, keep it aside for a while. Focus on your area of work and then return the kitchen item when you head towards the kitchen.
Do not get overwhelmed: Sometimes decluttering your house can be an overwhelming