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When hosting an eco-friendly child’s birthday party, it all comes back to keeping things SIMPLE. The tips I’m sharing in today’s blog will help you turn a conventional birthday party on its head while allowing you to get your green living on!
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Greening and simplifying your child’s playroom can be as easy as choosing the right furniture and emptying the toy box. I’m sharing my best suggestions on how to green and simplify your child’s playroom to promote a healthier environment for your little one.
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As someone who is incredibly passionate about the environment, I believe in a future where we all treat EVERY day like Earth Day. At Smiling Tree Toys, we are a green business who makes every effort to ensure our family's business is as environmentally responsible as possible.
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In the spirit of introducing impactful changes into our families with minimum effort to positively effect the environment, we are ditching disposable plastic straws and opting for reusable stainless steel instead! It's a super easy practice to adopt, with great impact on the environment!
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With Christmas behind us, it's time to turn our focus on our goals for the New Year. Our New Year's Resolution is to make our home greener in 2019. One way we are achieving that is with the help of a MightyFix subscription, which is a monthly service that sends us a green product we can easily implement in our home.
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It was after a very long winter and losing a close loved one that I started sorting out what is really important to me. My thought process included, “What do I value?” and “What do I want to teach my daughter?” I was in a constant hurry and was sick of dreading yes or no decisions. It was at this point in my life I found minimalism and became a Minimalist Mom.
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Earth Day is like Christmas to those as passionate about the environment as we are. But it's only one day, and we believe in treating EVERY day like Earth Day. This holds true in both our personal and professional lives. When it comes to Smiling Tree Toys, we make every effort to ensure our family's business is as environmentally responsible as possible.

In honor of National Peace Corps Week, we're sharing a glimpse of our life as Peace Corps volunteers in Niger, West Africa.  Learn more about how every Smiling Tree purchase supports Peace Corps development projects, and let our pictures and letters home carry you away to another world!

 

 

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