Hmm…a â€œgreen valentine.â€ Is that a valentine with food poisoning? Or a friend whoâ€™s green with envy over your hot date tonight? No, no dear readers, weâ€™re talking about green as in environmentally friendly! Thatâ€™s right, weâ€™re here to tell you that today, you, yes you! (put down that fist full of Snickerâ€™s bars and listen, for the love of God!) can celebrate an eco-friendly Valentineâ€™s Day.
How? By following our handy tips!
First off, check out Lighter Footstepâ€™s Guide to a Green Valentineâ€™s Day. There are five great tips here on alternatives to buying blood diamonds and slave labor chocolates. What else? Organic wine, organic flowers and hand-made recycled Valentineâ€™s Day cards are also in there.
Next, check out these reviews of Organic and Fair Trade Chocolates. This will help you pick the tastiness guilt free chocolate on the market.
And finally, pick up the telephone and call around to restaurants that offer organic and locally purchased veggies, grains, meats, etc. While this may be hard in the dead of winter, you can still avoid those nasty chain places. Donâ€™t even think about fast food you fool! You can also get off your fat bum and cook up some healthy local organic veggies! And go for a hike, walk, or bike ride afterwards!
Have a happy day! Besos y Abrazos para todos!