Make Valentine’s Day a green affair

How do you find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone in your life?I’ve got some unique, eco-friendly suggestions. From surprise gifts to organic bodycare to gifts with a little spice, there’s something here that’s sure to please the most discriminating giftee.

An eco-based, non-profit,  Greenheart carries fair trade and eco friendly products made by artisans from 60 countries around the world. It has some beautiful jewelry to offer this holiday. A group of artisans represented by Mata Traders, a fair trade organization in India that creates employment for economically disadvantaged artisans and craftsmen, has a heart-shaped necklace and heart earrings. Strung on silver chains, these beautiful silver-toned brass pieces are an elegant way to show how much you care. Priced at just $18.95 and $17.95 respectively, you’ll find them online at to help your sweetheart destress and relax? Wood Sprite Organic Body productsare a perfect choice. Their Hot! Chocolate collection of organic Bath Soaks, spa-quality soaps and Body Butters are made from fair trade, certified organic cocoa butter, organic cocoa powder and organic chocolate with a touch of cinnamon. Utilizing only the finest whole or organic herbs and herbal extracts, pure essential oils and cold-pressed, exotic organic nut and/or fruit oils and butters,  everything’s made in small batches, from scratch, by hand.

The Hot! Chocolate organic collection

The Hot! Chocolate bodycare products include:

  • Organic Cocoa – Cinnamon Bath Soak – perfect to share with someone you love.
  • Organic Sugar Body Polish – this comes in their delectable Cocoa-Cinnamon flavor, but also in Vanilla Crème-Shea Butter, Pumpkin Chai, Coconut Lime and Lemon Verbena
  • Their Whipped Organic Body Butter – along with the Hot Chocolate selection, you might opt for their Coconut Lime or Shea Butter flavors instead

Buy them individually or in a beautiful gift set that contains all three Hot! Chocolate products. You’ll find them online at

Fair Ivy subscriptions bring fun surprises every month

Most of us love surprise gifts. Fair Ivy is a subscription service that brings a box of surprises every month.With special subscriptions designed for girls & teens, women and even pets, you can sign up for two, four, six or twelve months at a time. Recipients receive gifts boxes filled to the brim with unique and fun items. Available in two sizes, the Regular size contains 4 to 6 items while the Mini’s have two to three. Fair Ivy for pets includes many eco-friendly toys and treats, all made in the U.S., some made with recycled materials. They offer packages for cats, large and small dogs.Subscription prices are reasonable and you get to choose what week of the month the packages will arrive. You can sign up for Fair Ivy at

ClareBare's sexy bamboo leotard will make your Valentine feel like a star!

Sexy lingerie is a fun gift to spark Valentine’s Day romance. ClareBare lingerie is saucy and sexy and will make the woman in your life feel amazing!Their Organic Bamboo Jersey Romper is a pretty, one-piece leotard with a scooped, low-necked front that’s finished with half-inch black stretch lace trim. The leotard bottom is styled as a boyshort with a wide black scalloped stretch lace finish. With an empire waist, the top is cut to show some cleavage while the fabric can help make your sweetheart look and feel like a star.Priced at just $74, and available in three flattering colors, you’ll find this sexy lingerie at you want to add a little more spice to your Valentine’s Day evening, the San Francisco Bay Area’s famed Good Vibrations can help bring some playful fun to the bedroom. 

The I Dare You card gaem will add spice to your Valentine's

The I Dare You:  30 Sealed Seductions card game is a combination of sweet, sexy and seductive. It offers up thirty Secret Seductive prompts and dares for couples to explore together and could just inspire passionate playful fun. Designed for any orientation, this spicy card game is full of sizzling surprises. It comes in a lovely decorative hinged box and is sure to add some spark to your holiday pleasure. You’ll find this and other fun items on their website.

One more Valentine’s Day gift suggestion. For those who love animals. help rescue an animal in need this holiday by giving a donation to Farm Sanctuary. They rescue farm animals from horrendous situations and give them a forever safe haven. Find out more at


4 Responses

  1. Cool ideas: I wrote about some earthy-manly products in my v-day gift ideas blogs but you’ve taken it the next step.

  2. I just got the chance to check out one of the Fair Ivy packages, and I can vouch for the fact that they are full of fun goodies!

  3. Great post! And great gift ideas, not just for Valentine’s Day, but year around!

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