But should you wish to have a purest green bash here are some ideas for all types of occasions. Be sure to visit my eco-friendly gift store for some ideas for each of these occasions.Its so easy to let our hair down and indulge on a few occasions, eat a bit of junk food, buy plastic toys and other such things, and honestly, I think it’s OK to stretch the green boundaries on certain occasion if the other 90% of the time we are careful about our lifestyles….
Kids Birthday Parties
When our children are little it is very easy to get carried away with prepations and gifts. On my toddler website I share with you how to plan and have a stress free toddler birthday party
Great ideas for older children, tweens and teens can be found at Kids Party Cabin
The following two books come highly recommended from various sources.
Recently friends celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. On their invitations they asked for sapling trees, compost and organic plant food instead of gifts. They also asked that each person attending bring a spade and come dressed in older clothes. Everyone took their saplings and planted them in an empty lot across the road. What a lovely way to celebrate their marriage.
~BBQ’s, picnics and hikes are wonderful ways to spend time together with family and friends. Contact your local parks board or tourist information bureau and ask them for a list of places that you can visit.
~Make a batch of jam and give a jar to friends or family.
~Homemade soap, once cured, is a wonderful homemade gift
~Green cleaning starter kits are easy to make by using one of these recipes and then adding a label and an eco friendly wipe to complete the gift.