Micaela Preston has a practical take on green living which she applies in her popular blog, Mindful Momma (www.mindfulmomma.com). Like many parents, Micaela cares deeply about the health of her family as well as the health of the earth. Yet, she knows first-hand how hard it can be to keep on top of all the latest eco-friendly products and the most recent health scares…while still keeping the reins on the family budget.
Micaela has an MBA in Marketing and enjoys applying her knowledge and understanding of consumer behavior with her passion for safe and sustainable products. Micaela lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband and two boys. When she is not writing, she is busy whipping up a healthy meal or the eco craft-du-jour.
Visit her at her website, www.mindfulmomma.com; Follow her on Twitter: @MindfulMomma http://twitter.com/#!/MindfulMomma; Or on Facebook: Mindful Momma http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Mindful-Momma/124855990842
PRACTICALLY GREEN: YOUR GUIDE TO ECOFRIENDLY DECISION MAKING
Practically Green takes the guesswork out of reading labels and will show you how to make smart, healthy purchases for your family without spending tedious hours researching the pros and cons of all of the products available on the market today. Each chapter is broken down into Buy It and Do It sections. The Buy-It section provides key information about everyday purchasing decisions and includes clip-out checklists for you to reference while shopping. The Do It section gives DIY ideas for how to make things that are good for your family and good for the environment, such as simple sewing projects, non-toxic cleaning products and luxurious, homemade beauty products. Plus, the author shares some of her favorite recipes that are sure to please the entire family.