Green Christmas Giveaway Hop: Green Your Kitchen! {12/7, U.S.}

by Charise Rohm Nulsen


Welcome to the Green Christmas Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Going Green with Grizls and The Reynolds Mom. 50+ members of the Green Moms Network have come together to offer you tons of chances to win green-themed Christmas gifts! There’s sure to be something for everyone on your list. We hope you’ll discover some great new brands to add to your Christmas list too! Below my entry form, you’ll see the other giveaways to enter as well as information about entering to win the Grand Prize!

The Green Prizes for Your Kitchen

Prize #1 – Unjunk Your Junk Food Book

Unjunk Your Junk Food BookFrom the creators of NaturallySavvy.com!
We all love junk food on some level -whether it brings up the nostalgia of the after school snacks of your childhood or it is something you sneak in private because you are trying to help your kids eat healthy. I love Unjunk Your Junk Food because it provides the Jekyll and Hyde sides of us with a solution: You and your family can indulge in the treats we all love while still being a green and healthy family!

Andrea Donsky, Randy Boyer, and their team taste tested hundreds of conventional, natural, and organic snack foods to compare quality and flavor in search of the healthiest alternatives for the treats we all know and love. This book is a down and dirty guidebook with easy to read icons pointing you to the information you need to make a decision as quickly as possible. Icons include: Bad Choice Seal, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down, Thumbs Neutral, Naturally Savvy Seal of Approval(TM), Savvy Pick, and Honorable Mention. You can easily look up a snack you love – like diet cola, toaster pastries, lollipops, fudge bars, soft chocolate chip cookies, microwave popcorn, etc. – and find the healthiest alternatives. I love that this book is small and so easy to reference as it makes it an easy thing to leave in your reusable grocery bags, so you have it at your fingertips when grocery shopping.

I also love that the healthy alternatives are not just catch all products to satisfy one type of treat. For instance, if you are interested in looking up potato chip alternatives, they are divided up by fried potato chips, baked potato chips, and low-fat/light potato chips. In addition, for each section (ranging from Chips, Dips, & Party Foods to Granola Bars & Other On-the-Go Snacks), there is an introduction that succinctly tells you the worst ingredients to be aware of, an explanation of why these treats are bad, and tips for embracing the healthier alternatives. I especially appreciate the section at the beginning of the book that actually explains what many of the ingredients are that we see on food packaging – you know, the ones that are hard to pronounce and that make your eyes glaze over as you try to figure out what they are.

This book is an awesome stocking stuffer for the loved one in your life who is trying to take the healthier path – or the one that simply needs a push in the right direction.

Get your own copy of Unjunk Your Junk Food

Win it! – Enter the giveaway with the Rafflecopter widget below!

Buy it! – It sells for $17.99, and it’s available on Amazon.

Learn more! – Visit the Naturally Savvy web site or like them on Facebook.

Prize #2 – ReUsies Snack and Sandwich Bags

Reusable snack and sandwich bags ReUsies™ are a re-usable alternative to sandwich and snack bags. Each one has the potential to eliminate hundreds of plastic bags. ReUsies™ are 100% cotton lined with leak-resistant nylon and are secured with hook and loop closures. They are easy to clean either by hand, dishwasher, or washer and dryer. They are also food safe and come in a variety of prints for any member of the household.

This would be a fun gift for anyone in your life who is trying to live more greenly! ReUsies are perfect options for:
- Teacher Gifts
- Hostess Gifts
- Stocking Stuffers
- Secret Santa Gifts
You can use them as the gift wrapping for a sweet homemade treat, a gift certificate, a CD, or gift card.


I love the variety of prints and how well they wash in the dishwasher. Since I have a two year old, we literally never leave the house without some kind of snack packed into our diaper bag. I hate using plastic bags, and this is such a fun, easy, and safe alternative.

The snack size bags are good for a half sandwich, crackers, apple slices, etc. The sandwich bags work well for a full sized sandwich, bagel, or a large portion of snacks.

ReUsies are ideal for a green family because not only are you using a product that eliminates the need for plastic bags, they are also free of BPA and phthalates. My son loves pulling his snack out of the fun looking “special package”, and I enjoy the fact that the closures keep the remnants of his snack from spilling all over my diaper bag.

Get your own two pack of ReUsies!

Win it! – Enter the giveaway with the Rafflecopter widget below!

Buy it! – A two pack sells for $16.00 and is available on the ReUsies web site.

Learn more! – Follow ReUsies on Facebook and Twitter.

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Win more green Christmas prizes!

Our hosts are featuring 5 fabulous grand prize packages from these green and natural brands: For Your Bug-a-Boo, Blue Manatee Boxes, Bulk Herb Store, Snug Bug Diapers, Nosefrida, My Pretty Playhouse, Wonder Forge, Kelly Kits, Kerrific Online, LibreTea, Grounds for Change, Zulka Sugar, Justin’s Nut Butters, Better Life, ReuseIt, Strawesome, generationMe, Soybu, Purely Gorgeous, A Mothers Design, Dr. Bronner’s and Xmittens!. Click here to enter the grand prize.



Disclaimer
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Happy Mothering, Going Green with the Grizls and The Reynolds Mom, and not to Facebook. Please note that Happy Mothering, Going Green with the Grizls, The Reynolds Moms and the Green Christmas Gift Giveaway bloggers are not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes. We have represented each sponsor with the expectation they will fulfill their prize and in a timely manner. We will contact the sponsor regarding your prize(s). The sponsors, in most cases, are shipping their items to you directly. We will make every effort to assist you obtaining your prize. If there is an issue with a sponsor, please notify the blog you won a prize from within 4-6 weeks for assistance, after that we may be unable to assist you.


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{ 25 comments… read them below or add one }

1 polly November 28, 2012 at 1:24 pm

love the skelly bones print

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2 Melissa November 28, 2012 at 1:38 pm

AARRF!

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3 Sarah E. November 28, 2012 at 1:49 pm

My favorite is the Skelly Bones print the best, although the Whooo’s Looking print is really cute too :)
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4 Jessica R. November 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm

I like the Happy Fruit design.

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5 Juliette Mariano-Carlson November 28, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Love the Floral Vacation print. This product is such a wonderful idea.

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6 Sara November 28, 2012 at 4:48 pm

Arabesque

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7 Jaime November 28, 2012 at 11:00 pm

Whooo’s looking is really cute!

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8 Melissa Storms November 29, 2012 at 10:22 pm

My son would love the camo print

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9 Lori Williams November 30, 2012 at 10:36 am

Peace flower

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10 Jessica Dunn November 30, 2012 at 10:28 pm

Arabesque

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11 Brittney Minor December 1, 2012 at 6:05 pm

Whoo’s Looking Owl print!

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12 RunInBoise December 2, 2012 at 3:19 am

Peace Flower Two Pack
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13 nicole lewis December 2, 2012 at 12:01 pm

i like the aquatic pattern

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14 Jennifer McCann December 2, 2012 at 9:02 pm

I really like the arabesque and the skelly bones!
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15 Kasee Johnson December 2, 2012 at 10:10 pm

I like the Happy Fruit!

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16 The Happy Wife/Danielle Garcia December 3, 2012 at 9:51 am

I like the Whooo’s Looking print.
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17 Christine December 3, 2012 at 7:39 pm

Peace flower

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18 Danielle K December 3, 2012 at 10:45 pm

I love the Happy Fruit print

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19 Kate McBride December 3, 2012 at 11:19 pm

Camo!

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20 jenna b December 4, 2012 at 2:58 pm

aarf

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21 Cindi Decker December 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm

I like Aarf!

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22 hollylynn December 6, 2012 at 7:32 pm

little green monsters

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23 Jeannie Tongue December 7, 2012 at 11:45 am

I like the happy fruit print.

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24 Laura B December 7, 2012 at 4:33 pm

I like the Happy Fruit

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25 Charlene Kuser December 7, 2012 at 8:05 pm

I like the Happy Fruit print

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