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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Green Your Halloween

Halloween: Ranks right up there with Christmas for hating on Mother Earth. With a little creativity, though, you can still par-tay and also reduce your carbon footprint. Here are three tips to make this year's Halloween more EEK-O-FRIENDLY! {Sorry, couldn't resist}.

MAKE YOUR OWN COSTUME
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Since you probably already have your kids costumes picked out, let's talk about you. You and your closet. Believe it or not, you probably have a costume just waiting to be put together. Click here for Audrey McLelland's genius suggestions for DIY costumes!


OPT FOR REUSABLE BAG
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Cloth or canvas shopping bags, or even pillowcases, make perfect alternatives to paper or plastic bags, or to the molded plastic jack-o-lanterns. Reusable bags are also more durable!


DECORATE NATURALLY
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Instead of buying decorations made of synthetic materials, decorate with natural materials like pumpkins, hay, straw, flowers, and leaves.

See, it's easy being green!
xx Well-to-Do


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4 Comments:

At October 30, 2011 at 6:52 AM , Blogger Jenn said...

Hello :) Thanks so much for stopping by Wine-n-Chat from the weekend hop-- we talk about wine and we chat about life :)

(I say WE because Kathy and myself co-author the blog).

I wanted to say I loved this post. I love decorating with pumpkins, gourds, hay, etc. for Halloween. Although, I probably won't find much in my closet this year for Halloween as I just got rid of most of my clothes after losing weight. However--I don't dress up for Halloween--just let the kids get into that one :)

Great post!! Jenn.

 
At October 30, 2011 at 11:36 AM , Blogger Good Girl Gone Green said...

I love that reusable bag! It is so cute!

 
At October 30, 2011 at 1:13 PM , Anonymous Jessica said...

Hello!

New follower from Wild Weekend Hop. Now following you on GFC, Facebook & Twitter! If you're hosting a giveaway please feel free to submit it to my site for more exposure!

Have a great day!

 
At October 31, 2011 at 12:40 AM , Blogger 4Eighteen said...

I like to find costumes in my closet. We went to a Halloween party on Saturday and I dressed as my husband. A little make-up for facial hair and his clothes and had, turned out free and it was the biggest hit at the party.

 

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