Earth-Friendly Products Worth the Buy

In honor of Earth Day, April 22, we have rounded up some of our favorite "green" products. The earth, however, should be celebrated all year, so here's a guide to earth-friendly products that you will actually use all year long.

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  • Holiday Gift Guide We love the holiday season at Chesapeake Family Life ! This time of year can be overwhelming while all our elves work hard to bring you a ton of holiday family fun resources. To help out this year not only are we offering places to visit, things to do, information on where to donate and volunteer with your family, we also thought it would be fun to share our favorite things in hopes that it helps you find some great gifts for your loved ones.

    Editor Ann’s Favorite Things

    Cook Book: Recipes that are edited, organized, and annotated with in-depth descriptions of how cook's developed the "best" recipes to bring you in this kitchen classic.


    Spotify: A gift card towards a subscription to this music app is the perfect gift to anyone who enjoys music

    Perfect bar

    A healthy take on a stocking stuffer. Our Editor, Ann, vouches for the

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  • Earth day is around the corner and will come and go too fast. The earth, however, should be celebrated all year. So here's some of our favorite earth-friendly products that you will actually use all year long.

    Dabbawalla Bags Cute as a Bug Ladybug Kids' Preschool & Toddler Backpack Red/Black

    Enjoy a picnic by packing one of these cute backpacks with snacks and visit your local park. Our favorite is the ladybug! Made from a material that is 100% toxic free, including zero lead, BPA, Pthalates and PVC.


    Cork iPhone Case

    Form and function at its best. Check out this beautiful phone cover the is natural eco-friendly cork wood with a Japanese Print.



    Large Eco Friendly Tote Bag with Hand-Woven Wool

    Why not only feel good about being eco-friendly, but look good doing it with this beautiful tote bag.


    Bamboo Heavy Bath Towels

    Offering antibacterial &

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  • It's that time of year to move the furniture and clean deep in and around the corners of your house. Sometimes what is good for your home isn't good for the enviroment. Too many cleaning products contain unpredictable organic compounds (VOCs) which can harm you and your family when inhaled or touched. So why not replace some of those old cleaners for some new eco-friendly products. Check out the 5 eco-friendly products below that will help you get all your spring cleanning done.


    1. Scratch Free Scrub Daddy (Pack of 4)

    A soft sponge for gentle cleaning. Won't scratch wood, plastic, stainless steel, non-stick coatings or glass. Perfect for giving all your kitchen appliances a thorough cleaning.


    2. Ecoegg Fragrance Free Laundry Egg

    This is so easy to use and will help lighten your load (pun intended) during laundry. Jut put the Ecoegg Laundry Egg on top of

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  • Spring Break is upon us. Why not use that time off for some serious educational fun? Check out these products that will keep your kids thinking and having fun!

    Make Your Own Lego Movie

    Use your phone or tablet to make a stop animation movie out of legos with this step-by-step guide.


    Augmented Reality T-Shirt

    The Virtuali-Tee is a high-quality t-shirt which takes you on a guided tour inside the body using AR. Use the free accompanying app on iOS and Android to scan the t-shirt and bring up the anatomy simulation! You can isolate internal systems or dive into the bloodstream, small intestine and lungs via the 360 VR mode. And, if you want to know more, expert knowledge is on hand with Hans Glover, your tour guide. A VR headset isn’t necessary, but it’s even more fun with one.

    Circuit Cubes Whacky Wheels Kit

    A Stem toy

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  • Mother's Day is approaching fast and although we should be celebrated everyday, our super time management, amazing task juggling, and impressive empathetic ways are often overlooked. Many of us take Mother's Day as a day to be cherished and showered with homemade presents and flowers. Of course we love that stuff and even if we didn't, we wouldn't tell you, we would just say..."oh I love it," because that's what moms do. Moms are too tired or busy to even think about what kind of gift they could actually want for themselves. So we compiled some of the most sought out gifts from the moms closest to us.

    Mexican Glass Margarita Glasses

    "I would love these because summer and margaritas in pretty glasses are where it's at."

    —Ann, editor of CFL, mom of 2


    Savvy Infusion Water Bottles

    " Summer's coming! I want to stay hydrated and add a little

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  • Pool floats have become a summer must-have and are known to inspire some fun summer selfies.

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