Gift Ideas for Christmas

Ecofriendly gift ideas MontanaSolarCreations Etsy shop holiday gift guide | MontanaSolarCreations (.com)

As the holiday season nears, it is time to start thinking about gift ideas for family and friends on your list. If you're not the crafty type or don't have time to make holiday gifts but love to give handmade gifts, here is a gift guide to give you some natural and eco-friendly gift ideas for Christmas. All of these items are handmade by us on our homestead in western Montana … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Use Less Paper Products at Home

Using less paper products at home is a great way to save money and live more eco-friendly. We began doing all of these things in the last couple years. I'm amazed at how making these changes has greatly reduced the amount of paper waste we throw out. Plus I'm spending less money at the grocery store by not buying as many disposable paper products. We're living more eco-friendly … [Read more...]

Planning to Install a Photovoltaic System (Solar Panels)

Welcome to the January 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Starting the New Year Off Green. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and The Pistachio Project through the Green Moms Network. This month, our members are reflecting on the successes they had from last year, and setting goals for themselves this year. … [Read more...]

Natural New Year Wood Teething Toy and Reusable Cloth Wipes Giveaway

Do you want to live more natural, green , eco-friendly and sustainable in the new year? Our Etsy shop, MontanaSolarCreations, is filled with natural, eco-friendly creations that can help you live a more natural, sustainable lifestyle. Our handmade creations range from reusable cloth pads to wood toys, unpaper towels, cloth napkins, reusable wipes or family cloth, mason jar … [Read more...]

Easy Natural Lip Balm Recipe

Today I am going to share my easy natural lip balm recipe. This DIY project will have you making your own all natural lip balm in just a few minutes. This recipe is a lip balm moisturizer that works wonders on my lips during our cold Montana winters. And the best part? It can be made with three simple ingredients in five easy steps.A long time lip balm addict, it wasn't until … [Read more...]

Dreaming Big for the New Year

It is hard to believe that just one year ago, my husband and I were embarking on a pretty big life changing adventure. He left his job as co-owner of a solar business and began making creations to sell in our Etsy shop. I mentioned in this post a few of the goals we had set for the 2013 year and the progress we had made. We're excited to continue on our journey to make a living … [Read more...]

End of year sale in our Etsy shop

Over the last year we put a lot of effort into growing our Etsy shop and it has paid off. We are so grateful to those of you who have supported us throughout the year and since we started our shop in February 2012. A year ago my husband began making creations to sell in our Etsy shop. Our goal was to grow our shop to be a primary source of income in our household. While our … [Read more...]

New Eco-friendly Creations in our MontanaSolarCreations Etsy Shop

In addition to settling into our new homestead this last month, we've also been busy restocking our Etsy shop with several new eco-friendly creations. These new creations are all things our family uses on a daily basis and will help you live a more "green" lifestyle!The biggest change you will notice in our Etsy shop is expanding the sets of cloth napkins we sell. For the last … [Read more...]