5 Tips for Going Green This Earth Day w/ Your Ki...

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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… Continue Reading…

Recycle Your Smartphone and Go Green This Earth ...

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  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… Continue Reading…

Join @2kidsandacoupon for the #ClimateReality Tw...

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  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… Continue Reading…

@rickshawbags – When Holiday Shopping, Doe...

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   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… Continue Reading…

Join @2kidsandacoupon For the @SeventhGen #Healt...

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  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… Continue Reading…

How to Make Your Own Homemade Non-Toxic Weed Kil...

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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… Continue Reading…

@FHEInsiders – 10 Tips for Going Green For...

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  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… Continue Reading…

Going Green With Kids – How to Recycle You...

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  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… Continue Reading…

Repair, Replace or Recycle? What To Do When Your...

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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… Continue Reading…

Recycling With Kids – How to Recycle TVs, ...

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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… Continue Reading…

Guest Post – Top 5 Ways To Make Your Home ...

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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… Continue Reading…

Save Green by Going Green Guest Post – How...

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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… Continue Reading…

Guest Post – Why Locally Sourced Foods Are...

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Investing in locally sourced foods has many benefits for you and your family. Locally sourced foods tend to be produced with fewer preservatives, and are also grown to make the most of the seasons. In this way, it is possible to eat healthily through fresh food during the year, while also ensuring that local farms… Continue Reading…

10 Tips to Save On Your Water Bill – Faucet Re...

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The current heatwave and lack of rain have made things pretty darn hot and dry in most of the country. Many communities nationwide are asking consumers to cut back on water usage. Whether you’re trying to watch water by request of your local waterworks, or merely trying to cut back on your water bill, here… Continue Reading…

#Gardening Guest Post – 8 Tips for Making ...

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Whether you do it to save on your produce costs, as a hobby or as a fun family activity with the kids, growing a garden can be fun and rewarding. If you’re working on your own garden this summer, or even just thinking about it for next year, here are a few great tips on… Continue Reading…