Sunday, April 22, 2012

Welcome to my first Earth Day Event!

                                   Source: via Renee on Pinterest

Happy Earth Day!
Thanks so much for joining me today. I will be talking about ways to "green up" your parties, weddings and events.  I hope this inspires you to re-think party planning. Even if you already have an eco-friendly way of thinking and living, many people forget or just relax a bit on throwing an eco-friendly party. Maybe we think "well this is a special occasion and we have to throw this really big wonderful party with everything we can think of (I say "we" because I am guilty of this too). But, really, throwing an eco-friendly, fabulous party is not so difficult. After doing my research, I realized it is, really, not that hard and not impossible at all.
You don't have to overwhelm yourself and feel like you have to do everything on this list, however if you fulfill just one of these things you are still reducing your carbon foot print and it is a big step in the right direction.
Make eco-friendly goals for your self and try to keep moving towards this goal a little at a time. You will find in no time that not only is it important for our planet, but if is important for the health of your family.
Keep researching and learning. Knowledge is power, and the more you know the easier it will be for you to move towards your eco-friendly goal. It actually can save you so much money in the long run and give you power over this economic downfall we are in.

April 22nd 2012 8am - 6pm (Mountain Standard Time)
There will be a different post made every hour

I will be talking about 10 elements of a party:
1. Inviting your guests and being "green"
2. Choosing an eco- friendly party location
3. Choosing eco- friendly party food and drinks
4. Choosing eco- friendly party decorations
5. Serving your party guests with an eco- friendly mind
6. Coordinating Eco- friendly party games and activities
7. Recycling your party
8. Choosing eco- friendly party favors
9. Requesting eco- friendly party gifts
10. Cleaning up after an eco friendly party

Make sure to leave a comment today on any of these posts and be entered into a drawing to win free prizes. Winners will be announced on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

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