Top 10 Green and Eco-Friendly Blogs of 2014

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Living green is not difficult at all. Just let these blogs show you how. If we all followed even a few of their suggestions, we could at least step into the direction that may help us live a healthier, more toxic-free life.

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1) NZecochick

NZecochickStay-at-home mom, Madeleine, lives in an area in Wellington, New Zealand, where they grow a lot of their own food. Living green in her household is certainly very important. She shares some of the best ways to live a natural, healthy, green life. She also provides great tips on DIY, frugal living, crafting, and of course repurposing to live by her green attitude.

Madeleine was voted the #1 Green/Eco-friendly blog of 2014. Please visit her blog to see why. If you are a little lost on where you can start living a greener life, her blog is definitely one to visit.

Connect with Madeleine on:

Facebook | Google Plus | Pinterest

Here are 3 of the best places to visit on her blog:

Green Living
Frugal Living
Enviro Tips


2. Katie Thinks

Katie-Thinks-ProfileKate is truly passionate about the things she writes on her blog, Katie Thinks. She has a degree in Environmental Health Science with full academic emphasis in Chemistry and Biological Sciences. Her education summary is quite impressive and fits right in with our interests in being green.

Connect with Katie on:

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Pinterest

Here are some useful tips you could consider while visiting Katie’s site:

Homemade Cleaners
Hidden Home Toxins
Homemade Beauty Tips


3. I Thought I Knew Mama

Charise-ProfileCharise shares her journey into stay-at-home motherhood and natural living at I Thought I Knew Mama. Charise has A LOT of inspirational posts on her blog. In fact, upon entry, you will find a before and after picture of her that can help motivate anyone into staying fit and living a healthier life.

I Thought I Knew Mama is packed full of goodies that can help you if you ever choose to practice the art of healthy living.

Connect with Charise on:

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Pinterest

Here are 3 posts we found to be really interesting on I Thought I Knew Mama

5 Products Your Children May Be Using That Impact Their Health
Mood-Boosting Recipes for Kids
How to Practice Yoga at Home


4. Groovy Green Livin

LoriLori Popkewitz Alper is the founder and editor-in-chief of Groovy Green Livin, a site dedicated to sharing simple green living tips and current information on sustainable living. A contributing writer for multiple blogs and websites, Lori speaks, writes and advises on a variety of issues related to creating a greener lifestyle. She also advises a variety of organizations on how to create a social media presence.

Lori has been featured on ABC World News, Boston News ABC and CBS and featured in the Huffington Post, Boston Globe, Woman’s Day, LA Times, Yahoo! Shine, Care2, Chicago Tribune and Bloomberg News.

Lori lives in the Greater Boston area with her three sons and her groovy husband. In her free time she can be found practicing yoga, pitching a baseball, running, cycling, skiing, reading, cooking, or trying out a new eco-friendly product.

Connect with Lori on:

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Pinterest

There are a few interesting posts on Groovy Green Livin. Check out our 3 favorites:

5 Vegetables That You Don’t Need to Peel
6 Surprising Things You Can Recycle
Green Your Kitchen in 4 Easy Steps


5. Raising Green Richmond Kids

DorindaDorinda lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband and two daughters. She is committed to raising green children and hopes to inspire others to do the same. She started blogging to reach out to other parents and encourage them to make changes in their family lifestyle.

Dorinda’s path to living an eco-friendly lifestyle began when she first became a mother. She wanted to raise her children in a healthy, natural home, and so her whole family has taken steps to become greener. They have adopted new eco-friendly practices such as creating a compost pile, making rain barrels, and making reusable fabric napkins. As their interest in a sustainable lifestyle grew, Dorinda began blogging about their green adventures. She writes about instilling green habits such as teaching children healthy ways to cook, craft, garden, and explore the world around them. She saw a real interested her DIY tutorials and research on products so she opened her own Etsy shop which carries handmade eco-friendly items like wool-felted dryer balls, unpaper towels, cloth napkins, and reusable decorations.

Connect with Dorinda on:

Facebook | Twitter

Dorinda has a few things she loves to do and share on her blog. Here are 3 places you might enjoy:

Crafts
Homemade
DIY


6. Just Another Hat

RominaJust Another Hat is a chronicle of family adventures by sunny SoCal resident and practical greenist, Romina. She is currently finishing her graduate program in Public Health. Living in a healthy environment is healthy to her and believes it should start in your home. Her family “reduces, reuses, recycles, repurposes, and use green products.”

Connect with Romina on:

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Pinterest

Green areas to look out for at Just Another Hat:

Reusables
Green Tips
Project Repurpose


7. Mindful Momma

MindfulMommaMicaela is a mom of 2 boys on a quest to live a greener & healthier life. Her blog Mindful Momma covers a wide range of topics: practical green news and information, tips for greener living, healthy recipes, eco-crafts, DIY projects, eco-friendly product reviews, giveaways and more! Author of the book Practically Green: Your Guide to EcoFriendly Decision-Making.

Connect with Micaela on:

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Pinterest

Wanna to know what we found interesting on Mindful Momma?

8 Ways to Reduce Waste at Home
Making Sense of Personal Care Product Labels
How to Eat Mindfully


8. Green Lifestyle Changes

AliciaJohnMany people might thinking living green requires a lot of work. The Alicia and John are a husband and wife team at Green Lifestyle Changes and are there to help others understand ways to make their green contributions with the simplest solutions. Together they have 3 degrees from MIT and have been the go-to people for green information and natural ways to stay healthy among their family and friends. Their goal is “to save energy and the environment.”

Connect with Alicia and John on:

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Pinterest

Green Lifestyle Changes is a well-organized blog, packed full of helpful information about staying green. Here are some helpful places you might want to visit:

Healthy Living
Healthy Planet
Climate Change


9. Green4U

Green4uLeigh is a working mom of 2 young children, whom she loves so much that she strives to help others understand the importance of living green. She provides us with helpful tips and information to get us going towards a more environmentally clean path for the future of her children as well as our own children. Here’s her answer on why she should listen to her:

I am mother, I love to cook, sew, and craft and I have a BA in Political Science and Masters Degree in Public Administration with a concentration of public policy but most importantly I care about the planet and everyone that lives here now and in the future.

Connect with Leigh on:

Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest


10. Jen and Joey Go Green

JenandJoeyJen considers herself a realistic environmentalist. Joey is an occasional writer who forms his opinions or writes rebuttals on some of the stuff Jen writes about. Together they do what they can to help their toddler grow up in a healthier environment by of course … living green.

Connect with Jen and Joey on:

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus | Pinterest