Introducing bINK’d – temporary tattoo earrings created by mom entrepreneur Cara Rybarik, who wanted to give her little girl a safe and fun alternative to traditional ear piercings. Moms everywhere will appreciate this adorable kid-safe, FDA-approved product made of vegetable-based inks and adhesive. Available in six fun designs for both boys and girls (Panda, Strawberry, Lightning Bolt, Monkey Face, Skull, and Ladybug), each bINK’d can be worn for up to 7 days! Each stackable container contains 12 of each design – collect all 6! Not just for ears, bINK’d temporary tattoos can adorn fingernails, toenails, books, a baby doll’s ears – let your child decide! bINK’d – Not forever. Just for now! Purchase bINK’d online at http://momaudience.com

*Company sent samples for this review.*

Visit Organic Valley’s website for new coupons each month! Each online coupon is limited to 2 prints per offer, and are valid for 30 days from the date on which they were printed. http://www.organicvalley.coop/coupons/

Simply darling! Beautifully designed, with velcro tabs for easy on and off, and adorable detailing, Little Soles™ has created a variety of shoe styles for infant & toddler boys and girls.

Even more impressive is Little Soles™’ commitment to the environment and children’s safety. Their collections have undergone rigorous testing procedures to ensure that they are toxin-free. They encourage us all to “tread lightly.” Check out their gorgeous collections for infants, toddlers, and children online at http://www.littlesoles.ca/.

*Little Soles™ sent a sample & images for this review.*

BABYBEARSHOP is giving Tiny Green Mom’s readers a special offer just in time for Earth Day! Buy one of their delightful Lavender Vanilla candles and get the 2nd one free! Use the code below to purchase yours online at www.babybearshop.com.

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A light, tasty recipe found in The Organic Cook’s Bible by Jeff Cox, for a classic morning favorite, blueberry muffins! This recipe is packed with both nutrition and flavor – plus, it’s Vegan!

Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients

3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour

3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose white flour

1/2 cup cornmeal

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

6 tablespoons canola oil

2 ounces soft tofu

1 cup soy or rice milk

1/3 cup maple syrup

1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Preparation

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Oil muffin tin cups or line with cupcake papers.

2. In a medium bowl, sift together all the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix all the wet ingredients, including the blueberries. (Using tofu, puree it in a blender with the soy milk, then add to other wet ingredients.) Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, just enough to mix. Spoon the batter into muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown. Makes 12 muffins.

Created to help nurture and develop your child’s emotional and social intelligence, Kimochis™… toys with feelings inside, are a fantastic communication tool for parents and children. Kimochi™ (pronounced KEY.MO.CHEE) means “feeling” in Japanese, and these lovable, quirky characters are sure to be a hit with the whole family! An educational, earth-friendly toy designed to help your tot identify emotions and feelings in a fun, safe manner, KIMOCHIS™ were created by mom entrepreneur, Nina Rappaport Rowan, who was struck with the horrible Columbine High School Incident. She was inspired to create KIMOCHIS™ as an interactive way to get children and parents to communicate effectively with one another.

Using one of five adorable Kimochis™ characters and their accompanying feelings, little ones can get in touch with their emotions through both puppetry and play. Each character comes with an accompanying Feel Guide, which introduces the fun and unique personalities of each character that everyone can identify with at different times. Fall in love with Lovey Dove, snuggle up with Huggtopus, purr along with Cat, identify with the changing moods of Cloud, or think things through with Bug. Watch your child’s self-confidence will grow as she is able to express herself with a little help from the Kimochis™!

Each 13-inch Kimochi™ character cost $25 is accompanied by 3 common “feelings” – Happy, Cranky & Curious. In addition, a Mixed Feelings Pack can be purchased for $12.99, and comes with a blank feeling, for your child to write his own with a washable marker (included). Find Kimochis™ online at www.kimochis.com.

*A sample and images were provided for this review.*

Have a little one frightened of the dark? Monster Vapor offers “bravery in a bottle” – one spray and the monsters will surely stay away! Made of Organic Lavender, Organic Aloe, and witch hazel, this all-natural handy spray is a wonderful tool for parents to use with their child who experiences nightmares, has fear of being alone in the dark, or trouble sleeping. As lavender is known for its calming and soothing effect, Monster Vapor also makes a wonderful room spray to ease tension and stress. $8.50 a bottle, Monster Vapor can be found online at http://www.etsy.com/shop/zazzaro.

Check out this great “green” find! Fresh Wave Pearl Packs are non-toxic and natural odor eliminators for tucking into diaper bags, pet bedding, gym bags, shoes, laundry baskets, damp beach bags – anywhere you would like to vanquish unwanted odors! Rather than masking and covering up unwanted smells, Fresh Wave Pearl Packs simply rid the air of the offensive odor. This ingenious little pack lasts for approximately 30 days and contains powerful natural ingredients such as lime extracts to eliminate odors. Everyone will be breathing easier! $15.95 for a pack of 5. Purchase online at www.fresh-wave.com.

*Fresh Wave sent a sample for this review.*

With organic essential oils creating a delightful scent for baby’s bath, Mrs. Meyer’s has created a full line of baby care products for your little one’s tender skin! Featuring an aromatherapeutic Baby Blossom scent, the entire collection is cruelty-free, dermatologist-tested, effective, and so, so gentle on baby’s skin. Mom might want to sneak off for a bath of her own! $9.99. Found online at www.mrsmeyers.com or at select national retailers such as Whole Foods and Sweet Bay Supermarkets.

*Mrs. Meyer’s sent a sample for this review.*