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Celebrate Earth Day All Week 2010 Blogging Event Kick-Off

>> Saturday, April 17, 2010





Happy Earth Day Celebration Week!

This is the 40th Earth Day!! What does Earth Day mean to you? We will be exploring that during our week long Celebrate Earth Day All Week 2010 Blogging Event.

Each Day will hosted by a different blog with green interests. Each blog will discuss green tips, green experiences, and/or green reflections. Each blog will also be hosting a green giveaway(s) that will run through our week long blogging event.

Monday- Hosted by Moms Wear Your Tees Blog with giveaways sponsored by SprigToys and Shaklee
Tuesday- Hosted by Tales of the Wife with giveaway sponsored by ArtsyFarstyFooFoo
Wednesday- Hosted by Once Upon a Baby with giveaway sponsored by Bagnesia
Thursday- Hosted by Retro House Wife Goes Green with giveaway sponsored by The Soft Landing
Friday- Hosted by The Crunchy Wife with giveaway sponsored by SodaStream
Saturday- Hosted by The Eco-Friendly Family with giveaway sponsored by Greenzys

Earth Day 2010 can be a turning point to advance climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and green jobs.

Earth Day 2010 is a pivotal opportunity for individuals, corporations and governments to join together and create a global green economy.

Please visit EarthDay.org to take action, sign petitions, and join events in your area.

We would love for you to leave us a comment with something special you are doing for Earth Day!

We would also love it if you help spread the Earth Day excitement and commitment to going green. So grab our blogging event button from the top of this post and post it on your blog with a tidbit about going green and then add yourself to the linky.
ONLY add yourself to the linky if you have grabbed our event button. Thank you and Happy Earth Day Celebration Week!


The first giveaway of this event is from Sprig Toys and is here.

Feel free to tweet this event out with the share button below! Thanks!

19 comments:

Jessica Warrick,  said... April 17, 2010 at 8:47 PM  

I posted a repost of your wonderful Earth week celebration on my blog so i could help get the word out there. hope you have a great turn out.

Aging Mommy,  said... April 17, 2010 at 9:48 PM  

Looking forward to reading all the posts this coming week - great idea! I am going to mention this in my post that I will put up tomorrow, which is going to be about nature!

Brianne,  said... April 17, 2010 at 9:57 PM  

I posted, cant wait!!

http://justtryingtosavemoney.blogspot.com/2010/04/celebrate-going-green-blogging-event.html

Pinky's Cottage,  said... April 18, 2010 at 1:14 AM  

I have started to go green. Am learning more. I have been watching that show call WASTE. It's fabulous.
Am interested now in composting our food waste.

nicolesspirit878,  said... April 18, 2010 at 6:57 AM  

We just moved and this week and last we have been planting trees in out new yard. We also are very excited about the start of our compost pile we are making in the back yard. This summer we are growing a veggie and fruit garden and plan only on using organic treatments on it. I'll keep you updated on our adventures.http://nicolesspirit878.blogspot.com/

Jen ~ Mom2Divas,  said... April 18, 2010 at 1:50 PM  

Great event! I blogged about it, including what I am doing to go greener :)

Michelle,  said... April 18, 2010 at 3:08 PM  

I can't wait to see what everyone's going to share. I'm very passionate about green, sustainable living(it's all I blog about), and was so excited to come across this event! Thanks. Peace. :)

Lisa,  said... April 18, 2010 at 7:50 PM  

I plan on mentioning this event on my blog this week and I look forward to reading the new blogs as they come up. We try to live green every day but aren't as green as I'd like. We are moving onto 6 acres where we plan on establishing our home and a permaculture center to teach others how to live sustainably. Feel free to check out our adventures on my blog!

robyn,  said... April 18, 2010 at 8:00 PM  

We have been a fairly green family but have made a commitment to do as much as we can to be green in the next few months and, as a result, I have started blogging about it. The feedback I have seen has been great with friends emailing me for green cleaner recipes, ways to cut down on energy usage, etc. It is so exciting to see more people pick up on being green!

Traci66,  said... April 18, 2010 at 9:22 PM  

I posted. I'm #10 on Mr. Linky.
We always pick up others litter. Lets keep our Earth clean and green

Tina,  said... April 18, 2010 at 9:23 PM  

Happy to participate! I'm not such a green person, but there are a few things that I do that are considered green. Simple things. I plan on posting one a day this week in honor of Earth Day and your celebration.

Sofia,  said... April 18, 2010 at 10:50 PM  

I'm number 12! Looking forward to this, thanks for hosting!

http://sofiasideas.com/

TheCrunchyWife,  said... April 19, 2010 at 9:43 AM  

Yay! So great to see so many blogs in the linky already :) I'm really excited to see all of our posts and giveaways this week too!!

- Daisy

ccdursina,  said... April 19, 2010 at 4:08 PM  

I've got my small motel "green" starting a couple of years ago. It's been exciting since, my customers love it and they started participating with me at our efforts!

http://usonianinn.blogspot.com
and I wrote some articles on GREEN
1. - http://hubpages.com/hub/Working-hard-Pays-Off
2. - http://hubpages.com/hub/GREEN-MEANS-CLEAN
3. - http://hubpages.com/hub/Recycle--go-Green-and-Sustainable

carolina d,  said... April 19, 2010 at 10:44 PM  

I'll be interested to find out how your Earth week promotion goes!

Broccoli Cupcake,  said... April 20, 2010 at 10:01 AM  

I posted information on this great event! I'm also working on my own daily posts on our family's efforts to celebrate Earth Day every day.

Jenny & Trey,  said... April 20, 2010 at 6:44 PM  

We're a green family, our recycling is always more than our garbage and we try to purchase what's best for the eco system whenever possible. You can recycle loads of things that you may not realize. http://earth911.com/ is a great site that helps us sort out what can and can't be recycled.
For the housebound this Thursday on Boomerang there is a Captain Planet Marathon from 8-8.
Also, for the Atlanta Moms, Captain Planet is doing an instore appearance at Bloomingdales, Lenox Square on 4/23, 3-5. It's free and is a great escape for the younger set to see the Eco hero.

Randi Shiver,  said... April 20, 2010 at 10:20 PM  

Check out this easy Earth art activity-

http://randominspirationslifecelebrations.blogspot.com/

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