Free Kids Planet Protector’s Kit via Mail

If you have a 3rd or 4th grader who is interested in the environment, here’s some great freebies from the EPA to help encourage them!  Request a free kids Planet Protector’s Club kit that includes the following: An official membership certificate An official Planet Protectors Club badge Activity booklets for grades K-3 and 4-5 What […]

Movie Giveaway – Win Rio 2 Sing-Along Version Blu-Ray – Ends 11/5

  Two Kids and a Coupon received a copy of this film for purposes of review. A reader giveaway is also being provided. All opinions and love of movies is totally our own.     ‘   Our next giveaway is a fun and festive musical that the whole family can sing along to — literally!  The […]

5 All Natural Home Cleaning Solutions

Spring cleaning does not have to mean chemicals and lost of expensive cleaning supplies.  Natural products and items from the pantry are cost-effective, healthy for the family, and work better than the heavily perfumed products marketed in the media.  To keep the process “green,” consider these cleaning supplies: 1.  White vinegar has antibacterial properties which […]

5 Tips for Going Green This Earth Day w/ Your Kids from @DanielTigerTV and @PBSKids

Looking for additional resources to help explain going green, recycling and Earth Day?   This April 22, neighbors from across the country and around the world will celebrate Earth Day to show their support for the environment and there are some easy things you can do with your preschooler to get them started on a life […]

Recycle Your Smartphone and Go Green This Earth Day w/ These Great Apps @USCellular #Ad

  Disclosure: I am a compensated member of the U.S. Cellular Better Moments Blogger Brigade. However all opinions and unnatural obsessions and attachments to my smart phone are my own.   April is here and in addition to spring showers, we also have Earth Day this month as an important reminder that we all need to do just […]

Join @2kidsandacoupon for the #ClimateReality Twitter Party on Tuesday, March 4

  This post  and participation in this Twitter party has been sponsored however, all opinions and support for this cause are completely and totally my own. It’s officially March and instead of sunny spring weather, we were greeted here in Iowa by yet another crazy and unpredictable snowstorm here in Iowa yesterday to officially kick […]

@rickshawbags – When Holiday Shopping, Does Green Manufacturing Impact Your Purchase?

   This post was brought to you by Rickshaw Bags.  All opinions and searches for green holiday gift ideas are completely and totally my own.  This year as we’re doing our holiday shopping, a lot of us will be keeping our loved ones wishes, prices and appropriateness in mind when picking gifts. But when you’re doing […]

Join @2kidsandacoupon For the @SeventhGen #HealthyBabyHome w/ the @theMotherhood – #Sponsored

  I participated in this program on behalf of Seventh Generation and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.     Want to learn how to make your home more green for your you and your baby? Join me this Thursday as I chat with Seventh Generation  and The Motherhood for a fun, informative Twitter party to […]

How to Make Your Own Homemade Non-Toxic Weed Killer

As a mom, one of the things I worry about is the chemicals we use in our home and in our yard. We’ve been trying to find more green alternatives to use around our house and in our garden to solve every day problems and one of my latest pet peeves this summer has been […]

@FHEInsiders – 10 Tips for Going Green For An Epic School Year

  Two Kids and a Coupon is a Fox Home Entertainment Insider and received this guest post and information on this film as a Fox Home Entertainment Insider. All opinions, love of movies and popcorn consumed are completely our own.   Has your family started getting ready for back to school yet?  My stepdaughter starts next […]

Going Green With Kids – How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

  Just now getting your holiday decorations taken down and trying to figure out what to do with that real Christmas tree? There are ways to recycle your tree at the end of the season that you might not even be aware of. Here are 9 easy ways to recycle your real Christmas tree. Check for Curbside […]

Repair, Replace or Recycle? What To Do When Your Electronics Don’t Work Any More

While I’m a pretty even tempered person, one of my big pet peeves that gets me riled up big time is when technology doesn’t work the way it’s supposed to. I can’t stand when our expensive laptops, phones, computers or something else doesn’t work and it can make me crazy trying to figure out what’s […]

Recycling With Kids – How to Recycle TVs, Computers, Batteries, Cell Phones & More

We’ve been talking about ways for your family to go more green in 2013 here at 2 Kids and a Coupon and one of the easiest ones to teach your kids is recycling. In addition to the cans and bottles you probably do each week for trash and recycling collection, did you know other household […]

Guest Post – Top 5 Ways To Make Your Home Green

Being eco-friendly is a great way to ease your conscience and soothe your money worries because saving the planet and saving your pennies tend to go hand in hand. Some of the things you can do are incredibly simple while others take a little extra effort, but in the long term anything you can do […]

Save Green by Going Green Guest Post – How to Make Your Own Non-Toxic Cleaning Wipes

Like the handy to use cleaning wipes in a container but don’t like the chemicals or the hefty price? Here are some great instructions on how to make non-toxic cleaning wipes right at home. Step 1 Take a roll of 2-ply paper towels and cut it in half with a sharp knife.  Try to avoid serrated […]