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Saturday, December 5, 2009

GO GREEN GIVEAWAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Click on the title of this post and head over to the Mother Load to see her latest giveaway!!! I love the coffee thing because it's perfect for when you're in Tallahassee and get a Starbucks and take it to TJ MAxx and you don't want to burn your freakin' fingers off while shopping for all the sparkley bargains they have there!!!!

So people... here's what we do at McGilly's place to help our planet....we try (I say try, cos it's hard to avoid them sometimes) not to use plastic bags..... I have some wonderful shoppers from a well known Insurance Company that I happen to work for...I even have one that is thermal so will keep the frozen stuff cool. If I forget to take them I get paper bags... the clerks are kinda grumpy when you ask for paper but that's part of the fun!!!
Now, I ask you this, why don't they have the paper bags at the ready and the plastic stashed away???????

This year I am also trying a new tactic on the Christmas shopping... of course it's hard to escape plastic completely but I'm shopping for wooden toys for all the friends and family who have small children. I found the cutest and I mean CUTEST wooden jump ropes (skipping ropes) they have a lady bug and flower design for the handles!!!! There are plenty of puzzles and books and stuff that will keep them entertained and happy for longer than the plastic barbies will lay in the landfill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So my Greeno friends.. hop on over to The Mother Load and get your two cents in...

11 comments:

tori said...

Wow! am I that far behind on my blog reading? Love the new look and your button super cute! I scrolled down and see I missed like 3 posts...I AM LAME!

tori said...

ps I grabbed you button! I now realize I have a lot of crap on my blog that I need to clean off. It's on there though :)

Barb said...

I've been trying to be greener too. I usually take my own bags to the store. When I forget, I get paper (although paper my not be that green. It apparently takes much more water to make them and since they are heavier, it takes more fuel to ship them). Happy Saturday.

McGillicutty said...

Oh Barb.. didn't know that ..will have to be better about taking my own bags!!! thanks for that!!!!

Brian Miller said...

too cool. wood toys are some the best that my boys have! happy saturday! off to follow the link!

otin said...

Should the words "mother load" not make me giggle??

Erin said...

I am so glad you posted this and your entries have been noted!

;-)

And tell Otin the title of my blog is a play on words!

rxBambi said...

I didn't know that about the paper gabs either, but I usually get them (if I forget my own) because I use them for recycling... that makes it okay, right?

Dutch donut girl said...

Thank you for visiting my blog! The wooden toys idea is great. We have a little toystore over here that only sells wooden toys. Children love them.

Eternally Distracted said...

On my way :0)

B said...

And wooden toys are always much cuter anyway!

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