Sunday, April 28, 2013

Cara Box: Go Green!

I know I'm writing this a bit early since the linkup is tomorrow [Monday], but I'm just so excited to share with you!  Plus, I have a new "project" I'm starting tomorrow on the blog, so I can't wait for you all to read about that as well.

I had a lot of fun with this month's box.  As you might have read on Heather's blog when we swapped, I try to stay green in my daily life, but I was very excited to send/receive a box full of goodies to help stay even green-er!  

I was paired with Anissa at The Beauty Phanatic.  She sent me a great package of green goodies.  I am most excited about the window sill plants, and am hoping to have some tomatoes, strawberries, and sunflowers this summer!  
straws, sponges, plants, a portable coffee cup, a produce bag, and a green cleaner


Enjoying some morning tea in my great new cup!

I also sent a box to Holly over at Back Home Again.  I put a lot of pressure on myself because Holly was one of the ladies who came up with this month's theme!  I hope she enjoys everything!  To me, going green isn't just the environment, it's reusing things you already have as well as buying things that will keep our planet happy.  I tried to give Holly a little bit of all of those:
- I bought her a little green cactus while I was in Las Vegas [to add to her garden], a reusable cup, and some Neutrogena Naturals lip balm.
- I reused a cleaning wipe container to make a plastic bag holder [with some of her favorite colors].
- I cut up some corks I had been saving [because I knew she loves wine] to make a photo frame [and she loves photography!].


Here's a little sneak peek... check out Holly's blog to see everything :) 



Cara Box
Thank you again, Kaitlyn for another great month of the Cara Box!

11 comments:

Jen said...

I love what you sent and what you got! That picture frame is amazing. :)

Megalin said...

Deng you put a lot of effort in. Great job hun!

Holly Higgins said...

So, I saw this and was like wait a minute...did I forget I posted? :-)

Yes I did like everything. I think the plastic bag holder is genius!

mandaloves said...

Love the little plants!

Ashley said...

Great job on the picure frame! Wow! I love everything you gave and everything you received too! What an awesome theme. :)

Ashley Paterno said...

Love the picture frame! So chic.

Ashley Lee said...

New follower from the cara box reveal link up. Looks like you got some good goodies. lol
hell0ashleyy.blogspot.com

Bekah @ re·solve said...

How creative! I love that you upcycled to make gifts- that is the ultimate green thing!

Meagan Nixdorf said...

That coffee mug is a PERFECT way to enjoy the warm weather. :) And I love the cork picture frame! How adorable! :)

Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick said...

Hi! I’m new follower of your blog and would like to invite you to join me at my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop:
http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2013/04/clever-chicks-blog-hop-32-crayon.html

I hope you can make it!

Cheers,
Kathy Shea Mormino
The Chicken Chick

Jennifer Davis said...

Love that bright mug!

Jennifer @ utahqueenofchaos.com

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