May 12, 2013
The Green Minute: Mother’s Day
Courtesy of Pat Byington, The Green Register Editor
Mother’s Day is today, so for today’s Green Minute we are featuring eco-friendly Mother’s Day items that were recommended by eco-mothering.com. Remember – today’s the big day, so don’t forget to act now.
Here are the recommended gift ideas:
Zoe and Zac Shoes – Want to give mom high fashion shoes that are eco-friendly? Zoe and Zac Shoes provide a wide variety of “green” shoes from the use of recycled rubber to organic cotton. The shoe line was launched by eco-model Summer Rayne Oaks.
Conscious Box Subscription – Don’t you want to give a gift that can be given all year round? A gift subscription from Conscious Box can surprise mom with a box of organic, fair trade and natural products delivered to her each month. Some of the products include bath and beauty items, superfood snacks and beverages, soy candles, green cleaners, supplements and tons more!
Conscious Box is a great way to introduce someone to a variety of sustainable products at a low cost. $19.95 for one month includes shipping. Three-, six- and twelve-month subscriptions are also available.
Pamper Mom – Sometime just attention to mom – a home cooked meal, hiking a trail or just quiet time (“being there”) is all a mother needs. Check out eco-mothering.com’s suggested pampering ideas which can be used for this Mother’s Day.
Of course these are just a few helpful suggestions. We invite our readers to explore the eco-mothering.com site for additional green ideas for Mother’s Day. It’s an excellent website, and we know moms everywhere will enjoy it.
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