Bring out your inner poet with this serene, stylish Rumi Messenger Bag from haiku! Any modern mom will absolutely adore this elegant messenger bag that is both practical and chic. Plus, with every Rumi Messenger Bag created, you are helping to save the Earth by keeping approximately 22 plastic bottles out of landfills. Now, that’s something to wax poetic about, isn’t it?!

Haiku’s Rumi Messenger Bag is designed as a functional carry-all that features a laptop sleeve, convenient straps to hold a yoga mat, a water bottle pocket for hydration while on-the-go, and a spring clip for keys so that they don’t become misplaced. Made from eco-friendly cyclePET fabric, which is created from 100% post-consumer PET beverage bottles, the Rumi Messenger Bag is simply poetry in motion! Available in Cocoa and Ink.

To view the entire haiku collection, visit www.haikubags.com.

*Company generously provided samples and images for this review.*

Mama’s got a brand new bag! This roomy, stylish tote from Kolobags really does carry it all, with some serious style! You would never guess that this bright pink Hadaki Mega Tote is made from recycled paper. “Mom” has fallen head over heels for this gorgeous, eco-chic tote bag – whether hitting the gym, heading to a playdate at the park, or shopping at the mall, the tote has stood up to the test!

The Hadaki Mega Tote is aptly named, as it is extremely roomy, with one exterior zippered pocket and 4 interior pockets for all of your necessities, plus a key hook so that your keys don’t fall into its’ depths! The tote also features a zippered top to secure all of your valuables inside while out and about with little ones in tow. In addition, it stays upright when placed on the ground, with metal “feet” to keep the bag stable. Gotta love that! Planet-friendly, AZO-free, and made of recycled paper, this beautiful tote bag will soon be your favorite, too!

To shop for a fabulous bag that suits your needs and style, from eco-friendly insulated lunch bags to laptop bags, visit www.kolobags.com.

Kolobags is currently offering Tiny Green Mom readers an exclusive 10% discount on their purchase! Please use promo code TINYGREEN at checkout. Good through May 31, 2011.

*Company generously provided images and samples for this review.*

Keeping tots protected from the sun as the weather warms up is k&j sunprotective clothing, specifically designed for children ages 0-24 months. Available in bright, Spring-inspired colors as well as neutral gray and white, each shirt is not just stylish, it blocks out 99% of the sun’s harmful rays when worn!

Created by Dr. Mona Gohara, a Dermatologist and Mom to two young boys, k&j sunprotective clothing was designed to be both fashionable and functional. As babies under 6 months of age cannot wear sunscreen, the sun protective tees are an ideal option for protection. Moms’ everywhere will love that baby is comfortable too, as the t-shirts are 100% cotton, chemical-free and tagless! As Dr. Mona Gohara says, “where hip meets health!”

Each tee costs $22, and is available in sizes 0-24 months of age. Baby Shower packs and Spring Break packs are also available. k&j sunprotective clothing is available online at www.kjsunprotectiveclothing.com.

*Company generously provided samples and images for this review.*

Now through the end of February, you can take advantage of an eco-fabulous deal at B nature! They are offering 25% off all their organic gowns! In addition, if you place an order over $100 dollars, you are eligible for free shipping! Just use the promo code FreeShip11.

Visit www.bnatureorganic.com.

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Papa’s got a brand new bag! (and Mama too!) What’s not to love about this versatile, stylish diaper bag from Go GaGa!? Light on the shoulders, but big on room – this is one bag that will go from playdates to the coffee shop to the gym with ease! Made of 72% post-consumer recycled fabric, this uber-chic Slide Tote Bag is earth-friendly, as well.

Ergonomically designed for both men and women, the Slide Tote Bag from Go GaGa is available in a selection of rich, bold colors, such as Eggplant, Sea Blue and Cayenne. The features of this modern bag include:

  • Patent pending strap distributes the weight of the bag across your back and shoulders, so it won’t slide off or cut into your neck
  • The strap fabric is ideal for nursing Moms since it doesn’t put direct pressure on their breast
  • The bag is also designed for Dads, including a sliding a shoulder pad that cinches the strap for a more masculine look and feel
  • Insulated bottle pockets fit everything from baby bottles to Nalgene bottles and are angled so that you can get bottles in and out with just one hand
  • The interior features 5 pockets and a foam divider that gives you organization when you need it, but moves out of the way when you don’t
  • Stroller straps are adjustable so they fit any stroller handle bar (even double strollers!) or can be used to carry a rolled up yoga mat or blanket for a playgroup or picnic
  • The Slide can carry everything from a 13.5” laptop to gear for the yoga studio
  • The bags are healthy for the planet as well as for people – the recycled totes are made from 72% post consumer recycled fabric by a fair trade certified manufacturer in Vietnam

New parents and seasoned parents alike will appreciate the versatility and the comfort of the Slide Tote Bag! To learn more about Go GaGa, or to order one of their various bags, visit www.gogagalife.com.

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Heart meets art with these t-shirts by Farofa Nation! This holiday season, a gift that gives back means so much more, and the founders of Farofa Nation have made it their personal mission to do just that. Serge Castagna and Ana Testa Castagna have partnered with TASK BRASIL, an amazing organization dedicated to helping street kids in Brazil become self-reliant and responsible. 10% of all t-shirt sales are donated to TASK BRASIL by Farofa Nation.

These t-shirts with a conscience are designed by a collaborative of local Miami artists, and are extremely unique, with new designs debuting seasonally. The graphics are truly eclectic, and rightly so – the name Farofa comes from a Brazilian dish that is also used to describe a mix or eclectic blend! The Farofa Nation collection includes t-shirt designs for men, women, and children, starting at sizes 2T. All 100% super-soft cotton shirts are made in the USA, and are sweatshop-free.

Prices start at $24.00 for the kids’ tees, and can be purchased online at FarofaNation.com.

*Company generously provided samples and images for this review.*

In honor of America Recycles Day, Naya is currently hosting ‘Renew Your Soles,’ a nationwide shoe donation and recycling initiative in partnership with national non-profit, Soles4Souls®.

Your readers can participate in the Renew Your Soles initiative online through the end of 2010 by visiting Naya®’s page on Shoes.com, printing a donation form and mailing their gently worn shoes to Soles4Souls. Donors will receive a coupon for $20 off their next purchase of $80 or more on Shoes.com. Soles4Souls will also mail the donor a receipt for their tax deductible donation. Contributed shoes that cannot be worn will be recycled.

Let us all tread with a softer footprint on our earth this season. You can also enter to win a pair of Naya®’s shoes by visiting their Facebook page.

*Images provided by Naya.*

Have you been naughty or nice this year? This holiday season – knotty is nice! Naturally Knotty offers sustainable styles to outfit you from head to toe that are absolutely stunning! The ultimate gift to give this season is the luxurious bamboo Pashmina beautifully packaged in a 100% compostable and biodegradable bamboo cylinder with festive ribbon!

Wrap yourself or a dear friend up in warmth as cocoa is sipped by the fire in a gorgeous Pashminas made from eco-friendly natural bamboo. This all-season wrap acts as a light cover-up in the evenings, a sarong at the beach, a classy shawl over a cocktail dress, and can even be used as a light blanket for baby when in a pinch!

The pashminas are available in 5 stunning colors this season. Choose from Black, Steel Grey, Espresso, Red or Ivory. At $34.99, the wraps make an attractive and affordable gift this holiday! In addition to their wraps, Naturally Knotty also offers roomy totes made from recycled materials, organic cashmere gift sets for wee ones, and fashionable clutches.

Please visit www.naturallyknotty.com for more information or to purchase an item from this fantastic, environmentally-conscious line.

*Company generously provided samples and images for this review.*

For those who want to add a hint of bling to the holiday season, JustJen.com offers high-quality rhinestone T-shirts for both moms and daughters! Get into the holiday spirit by donning one of their organic cotton t-shirts, customized with your choice of design. Made without chemicals or dyes in the USA, the organic cotton t-shirts are comfortable, ridiculously soft and just too, too cute!

JustJen.com holiday designs include: Christmas T-Shirts with sassy sayings like, Bah Humbug, Got Gifts?, Santa Baby, and Naughty or Nice. For those who just want to shimmer and shine, choose from classic winter designs with snowflakes, Santa hats, reindeer and wreaths.

Whether you are purchasing a t-shirt for yourself, or to give as a gift to a hip, eco-conscious friend , JustJen.com is sure to make the holiday season sparkle! Visit www.justjen.com.

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Feel simply luxurious in one of Marigold Fair Trade’s Organic Chaela Tops! This breezy, flowing top is great as a cover-up over your yoga clothing, or just alone, dressed up with a silky scarf or chunky necklace.

In addition to their brightly colored, flattering Chaela Tops, Marigold Fair Trade offers a complete line of clothing, with everything from dresses, jackets, skirts, and yoga-inspired items. For those seeking sustainable clothing options, by making a purchase from Marigold Fair Trade Clothing you are empowering a disadvantaged woman to make herself more economically self-sufficient. Since 2004, this phenomenal company has been working with a co-op of over 200 women from the slums of Mumbai, India and an association of 5000 organic cotton farmers to create stylish, high-quality fair trade clothing and housewares that are available for purchase online.

For more information on Marigold Fair Trade Clothing, and their programs, please visit www.marigoldfairtradeclothing.com. You will simply fall in love with their mission and their planet-friendly clothing line!

*Company generously provided samples and images for this review.*