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Win over $200 in prizes in the “Big Green Halloween® Twitter Treat” Giveaway

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

by Corey


#Win a HUGE Green Halloween prize pack!

Just follow us on Twitter, then send us this tweet:

“@GreenHalloween: Please pick me to #win a #GreenHalloweenPrizePack!”

And you’ll be entered to win great, green goodies worth over $200!

Prizes include:

Angell Bar – Sample pack: 2 bars each Crisp, Dark, Snow, 1 Organic cotton T-shirt and assorted stickers


Natural Luxe – Shainsware recycled bracelet for kids


Eli’s Earth Bars – 6 bars


Revolution Foods™ – Organic Snack Packs! Reusable paper lunchbox for kids filled with samples of Grammy Sammys, Jammy Sammys, Mashups and Yo’ Drops, Tattoos and stickers for kids, and coupons for mom.


Terra Firma Cosmetics – Gift certificate for our Halloween Face Paint set


Select Preserve food storage products


thredUP – 1 box. Browse thousands of boxes of pre-loved kids Halloween costumes, clothes, toys or books listed by other moms across the country.  Giveaway includes a promo code that can be used for one box & shipping


Eco Party Time – Felt pumpkin Trick-or-Treat basket plus Kids Floral Perfume Trilogy


Good for You Girls – Complete Skin Care Starter Kit – Orange Vapur anti-bottles


Limited edition, reusable 2011 Green Halloween ChicoBag®


Total prize value = $200+


Giveaway rules:

  • Enter by following @GreenHalloween on Twitter, then posting the phrase: “@GreenHalloween: Please pick me to #win a #GreenHalloweenPrizePack!” Phrase MUST be posted to Twitter (not Facebook, blog post, etc.). You must be a follower of @GreenHalloween to win.
  • One post per twitter account. You will receive up to 10 extra entries for up to 10 re-tweets by your followers.
  • Tweet must be posted by 11:59pm PST on 10/31/11
  • We are not responsible for Tweets that do not post or do not post correctly
  • You must be 18 to win and live in the continental US
  • Winner will be contacted via Twitter no later than November 15th, 2011 and winner’s Twitter handle will be announced on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Winner will have 7 days to reply to Green Halloween with their name/shipping address.
  • Green Halloween and partners are not responsible for winning announcement that doesn’t make it through to the winner (via Twitter), lost or damaged prizes.
  • Prize partners may send prizes of equivalent value and/or gift certificates for free product in lieu of actual gifts.
  • If you have questions about products, please contact the product companies directly.

For more ways to win gifts & goodies from our green partners, click here.

Make Your Own {Healthy} Halloween Face Paints (VIDEO)

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Last year, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics released a report stating that 10 of 10 face paints tested contained lead (a powerful neurotoxin) and other heavy metals. These findings fuel mounting concerns over the safety of numerous chemical fragrances, artificial colors, preservatives and other ingredients in body products (for children and adults).

But kids wear face paint, they don’t eat it, right?

Wrong. What’s applied to the skin is absorbed into the body. Think of body products (face paint, included) as skin food.

So what’s a parent to do?

Make you own, as we did today with New Day Northwests host, Margaret Larson. It’s super easy (and FUN!) and can be made with ingredients you likely already own and trust.

(Not sure if you do trust the products you own like diaper rash cream, or lotion, the base ingredient in our face paint recipe? Be sure to check out

Not the DIY type?

Purchase mineral-based makeup from or

Segment links:

Non-toxic nail polish:

Safe Face Paints (pre-made):

All-natural food coloring:

Non-toxic diaper rash cream:

Get the {eco} Look: Corey’s dress from Issaquah-based sustainable-designer, Lizzie Parker. Lynn’s artisan-designed, reclaimed felt necklace from


Green Halloween® is a nationwide non-profit initiative started by mother-daughter team Corey Colwell-Lipson and Lynn Colwell. In 2010, Green Halloween became a program of EcoMom® Alliance and has events in cities across the U.S.