Posts Tagged ‘reusable bags

Reason #87 Why I HATE Plastic Bags

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It is no secret that I am a little nuts about plastic. As I’ve said before, unless it is delivering medicine via an IV line or protecting my kids head as a bicycle helmet, all our plastic use is totally, totally out of control.  We abuse, misuse and overuse this modern innovation to a sickening [...]


Chicago Farmers Market + GIVEAWAY!!!

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Perhaps one of the best parts about living in the Midwest is easy access to farm fresh foods.  My husband, an East coaster by birth, often reminds me that he considered Illinois a “fly over” state for much of his life, and I often remind him that my part of the country fed his uppity [...]


Reusable Produce Bags – Yippee!

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As I’ve written about countless times before, I really really REALLY hate plastic.  One of the sneakiest plastic offenders, in my opinion, are the flimsy plastic produce bags from the grocery store.  While they can certainly be reused (or recycled, in a pinch), I have a sneaky suspicion that most of them end up in [...]


Oh la la! A Bonus GIVEAWAY!!

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Everyone seems to l-o-v-e the reusable snack bags I wrote about last week.  They really are such a cute and eco-friendly way to transport healthy snacks while on the go. Homemade Mother Sara H won a set of reusable snack bags from SnackTAXI, but now you have a chance to win a set from Itzy [...]


Testing Reusable Snack Bags + GIVEAWAY!!

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While pushing our kids on the swings recently, my neighborhood friends and I were talking about Costco.  They couldn’t believe I don’t have a membership to the big warehouse retailer; I couldn’t understand why their small families need to buy anything in bulk.  I asked them what they purchase from Costco, and everything they buy [...]


Reusable Bags Everywhere, Everytime!

I am thrilled to see so many people bringing reusable bags into the grocery store these days. It really is so uplifting to know that people finally recognize the wasteful nature of plastic grocery store bags. According data released by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, somewhere between 500 billion and a trillion plastic bags [...]