Pilot Bottle to Pen (B2P) Recycled Water Bottle Pen Review and Giveaway #Review #Giveaway #GoingGreen #B2P

 

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My husband and I are always using pens in our home. We have a drawer filled of them and unfortunately most are disposable. I hate just tossing them into the trash and would prefer to use refillable pens. I was contacted to review refillable gel pens made out of recycled bottles.

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Here is some information about the B2P Gel Roller Pens:

  • Made from 89% recycled content
  • Vibrant G2 Gel Ink for smooth, effortless writing
  • Meets ISO 14001 and 14021 standards
  • Available in vivid colors as well as black, blue and red ink.
  • Retractable and Refillable with G2 Refills

 

Bottle-2-Pen (B2P) is the world’s first pen made from recycled bottles.  Approximately 2.5 million plastic bottles enter landfills every hour in the United States, and comprise close to 50% of all recyclable waste. Pilot manufactures B2P gel ink pens from 89% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. Pilot’s B2P pens write smoothly, have vibrant inks are and are 100% refillable. So you can write the next chapter for a cleaner planet with B2P.

 

I’m a fan of Pilot products, and their idea of recycling bottles into pens is awesome. I received a vivid multi color pack which includes Purple, Blue, Dark green, Light green and Pink. I also received a Red two pack. They are 0.7mm fine tip. I love the colors, they are very bright and the ink gives a unique personal look.  The look of the pens is very cool, looks just like a water bottle with the ridges and all. The pen fits nicely in my hand, has a nice grip to it and is very comfortable to write with. The ink comes out nice and smooth and doesn’t smear.

 

 

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These pens are refillable and take the standard G2 refills with any color you would like, and are easy to find at a store near you (they had them at my local Publix and Target).

 

Click here to see the different B2P that are offered, and to order. 

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****GIVEAWAY****

Would you like to try out these B2P pens? I am giving away THREE packages of B2P Gel Pens to one lucky winner! US Only, giveaway ends 5/9.

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***I was given a product in exchange for my honest opinion. This review is based on my experience with the product. I am not affiliated with the company and everything in this review is my opinion.

Marijean

My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging :)

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Earth Day Coloring Page #EarthDay

 

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Your kids will love this fun Earth Day themed printable! It’s an interactive search for items that should be recycled or resold rather than put into the landfill. It’s done by artist Robyn Frank for Krrb!

 

 

Click here for ideas on how to get involved for Earth Day!

 

 

Marijean

My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging :)

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5 Activities To Do With Your Children On Earth Day! #EarthDay

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What is Earth Day?

Earth Day was started in 1970 by a man named John Mc Connell from the United States. It was originally held on the annual celebration of the March Equinox and still is by many people. However, it is generally celebrated on April 22. Earth day is now celebrated worldwide.

 

Here are 5 ways you and your children can celebrate Earth Day! 

 

Make a 3D Earth Day Paper Craft: This is very easy and your kids will have a great time making it. Please click here to check out how to make this craft.

Plant some new flowers: Have your children pick out some pretty flowers for the front of your home or for the back yard. Help them plant the flowers and discuss with them how important flowers are to the Earth.

Have your children help clean up a park or playground: Grab some bags and head out to the nearest park or playground and help clean up! Make it a game and see how much recyclables and/or trash your children can help clean up. Then they can have some fun on the playground or run around at the park!

Walk or take your bike instead of the bus or car: Bike or walk with your children to school on Earth Day. Discuss on your walk or bike ride about the pollutants that come from vehicles and how they are bad for the environment.

Start a Home Compost: Leftovers and food waste can be used to provide nutrient rich fertilizer for a sustainable garden. Learn everything you need to know about composting with GEF’s Gardening Resources and build your own compost bin.

 

Please comment below on how you will be celebrating Earth Day!

 

Marijean

My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging :)

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St. John’s Town Center Goes Green on Earth Day, April 22nd! @StJohnsTownCtr #Earthday

 

 

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Cheers to planet Earth! Earth Day is Friday, April 22, and St. Johns Town Center plans to celebrate our planet in a big way by showcasing its current sustainability programs, hosting educational demonstrations and offering exciting giveaways throughout the day. 

In honor of Earth Day, the Dick’s Sporting Goods courtyard will be transformed into an environmental fair complete with demonstrations and information from groups including The YMCA and UNF Public Health Department. Eastcoast Land Care will give away 100 trees to patrons interested in planting to commemorate the special event.

While Earth Day is celebrated only one day, St. Johns Town Center celebrates and supports sustainable living year round! Most recently, two electric vehicle charging stations have been installed on the property behind Jos. A. Bank store on Midtown Parkway.  Shoppers are able to “pull up and plug in” their vehicles at the charging station while they enjoy time at the mall. The center has also added free Tesla charging stations behind the Tesla store. 

Additionally, the Shop Shuttlebug, which runs on an electric battery, transports shoppers from surrounding parking lots to their shopping destination on property. The 15-passenger Moto Electric Vehicle shuttle operates Fridays and Saturdays from 12 – 9 p.m. and Sundays from 12 – 6 p.m. The center recently added drinking fountains with bottle refill stations to the Wolfson’s play area, restroom next to Starbucks and in the park green, where misters can also be found. The center also offers cardboard recycling for tenants and recycling bins located throughout the property for everyday use. Even the landscaping at St. Johns Town Center is green! Drought-tolerant plants that require less water decorate the property, and plants are fertilized organically. Guests also have access to twelve bike racks, which can be found throughout the property, and paperless hand dryers in common-area restrooms. 

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“We want to reinforce our enthusiasm for going green and encourage our shoppers to do the same,” said Valerie Beaubrun, General Manager at St. Johns Town Center. “With all of our upcoming and existing eco-friendly initiatives, we are making it possible for even more people to make a positive difference when it comes to the environment.

About St. Johns Town Center 

St. Johns Town Center is Jacksonville’s newest and most-talked-about shopping destination with over 16 million visitors each year. Guests can shop, dine, live and entertain in a beautifully designed lifestyle center that offers 1.4 million square feet of unique shopping and dining including many new stores they won’t find anywhere else in Jacksonville. St. Johns Town Center features 11 anchor stores and more than 175 brand name specialty stores. Relax and enjoy the Park Green and Luxury Courtyard, attend community events, or dine at one of our fine restaurants.

For the latest information, please visit www.StJohnsTownCenter.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Foursquare at @StJohnsTownCtr

 

Marijean

My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging :)

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Ozeri Green Earth Frying Pan Set Review #Ozeri

 

 

 

My husband and I love to cook, we are always cooking up something in our home. We gave up using non-stick pans in our home due to health concerns. We have all stainless right now, but honestly I am not impressed. I like pans that are easy to soak and wash in the dishwasher, which my stainless are not! Ozeri  is one of my favorite brands, so when I heard they offer a non stick pan that has no chemicals, I was excited to try them out!

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 About these pans: 
  • Unlike other ceramic cookware brands, each Ozeri pan utilizes GREBLON ceramic – an ultra-safe ceramic coating from Germany which is 100% PTFE, PFOA and APEO free (no heavy metals or chemicals).
  • Innovative honeycomb textured cooking surface delivers enhanced heat distribution and unprecedented non-stick performance without releasing harmful fumes or toxins at high temperatures.
  • Utilizes a new scratch-resistant dual ceramic coating that is super easy to clean with superior abrasion resistance.
  • Made out of durable heavy-gauge die-cast aluminum with no heavy metals or harmful chemicals.
  • Each pan boasts a comfortable heat-resistant silicon coated handle, and a magnetized induction stove safe base for rapid heat transfer.
  • Made of heavy-gauge die-cast aluminum that’s designed to distribute heat even.
  • Available in 3 sizes: 8″, 10″ and 12″
  • Oven-safe to 482°F

I reviewed the Green Pan set, which includes 3 pans (8″, 10″ and 12″). I washed each pan with a sponge and rubbed each with oil. I am so impressed with the non stick. My food didn’t stick to the pan at all and cleanup was a breeze with just a sponge and soap. I didn’t even need to put it in the dishwasher.  I used the small pan to make myself scrambled eggs, and they usually always stick to which ever pan I use, but not to the Green pan! I love how the pans are textured, I have never owned a pan like that before. The pan set also included pan protectors which are designed to protect the surface and coating against scratching during storage. Very impressed!

I am really loving these pans, I definitely recommend buying them if you love non stick but don’t love all the harmful chemicals most contain!

To purchase this pan set, please click here,

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***I was given a product in exchange for my honest opinion. This review is based on my experience with the product. I am not affiliated with the company and everything in this review is my opinion.

Marijean

My name is Marijean, I live in Sunny FL with my wonderful husband and 2 children. I love Disney, Coffee and Blogging :)

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