Quick StatsFull Name: Amity Hook-Sopko
Official Website: http://www.greenchildmagazine.com
Occupation: Executive Editor, Green Child Magazine
Amity Hook-Sopko is the Executive Editor of Green Child Magazine, the premiere online magazine for "raising your child the way nature intended" and the author of Green Gifts Guide, a book and blog dedicated to the art of meaningful celebrations and eco-friendly gift giving. She's also an attachment parenting mom of two boys, a member of the Healthy Child Healthy World blogger network, and a Humane Society volunteer.
Since having her two sons, Amity has gone from a full-time working mom... to a stay-at-home-mom... to a work-at-home-mom for the past five years. She transferred her background in Journalism, Public Relations, and Sales & Marketing into a marketing and copywriting firm where she helped small green businesses connect with their ideal audience.
Amity wholeheartedly believes that people are more important than things, and she uses her online voice to promote fair treatment of workers, conscious green decision-making, and making a difference -- even a small one -- every day.
Find her at Green Child Magazine http://www.greenchildmagazine.com or Green Gifts Guide http://www.greengiftsguide.com
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Articles Published on SuperGreenMe: 3
Gardening in small spaces is a great way to bring fresh ingredients into your diet. Try these easy upcycled planters (perfect for herb garden!) to get you started. Planter Materials: Empty Cartons Scissors Soil Seeds or plants Planter Instructions: Have one or many, these easy planters are cute, functional and perfectly sized for herbs or small flowers. Rinse your carton and let dry. Using a knife or scissors, carefully cut out one side of the carton. Fill with soil, plant your seeds (or...
Oh, how I love making eco-patterns on playsilks and scarves. Silk takes color like crazy and the natural materials used in the patterns are easy to see. There are as many ways to eco-print as there are crafters in the world. Try this simple (yet satisfying) technique. What you’ll need: 100% silk scarf or playsilk, any size & pre-wetted (try Dharma Trading Company) White vinegar Small bowl with some white vinegar Non-reactive pot Rubber bands Plant materials such as eucalyptus, dark...
A classic, this garden Caprese Salad is simple to make and guaranteed to satisfy and impress! Ingredients: Balsamic Vinegar Basil Tomoatoes Mozzarella Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt & Pepper Directions: Create a balsamic reduction by pouring a bottle of Balsamic vinegar into a small pot and boil gently for 20-25 minutes, until it creates a thick but pourable sauce. Set aside. Slice tomatoes & mozzarella into thick slices and arrange on a plate. Sprinkle on a pinch of salt and pepper. Add...
Line drying clothes always seemed like a lot of work. Rather than just throwing laundry from the washer to the dryer, I would have to haul a heap of damp clothing outside, individually clip each item to the clothesline, and then remember to come back later to take everything in again. In the meantime anything could happen—rain, wind, or even nosey neighbors laughing at my dainties. Despite my misgivings, however, when we rented a small house with a gorgeous backyard, I knew I had to...
A fun twist on a classic, these juicy burgers have fresh flavors and diet are versatile for those with allergies. Ingredients 1 1⁄4 pounds ground beef 1 teaspoon kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 ounces Gruyere cheese, grated (sharp Cheddar is also good) 1 avocado 1 head butter lettuce, leaves separated 1⁄2 cup Quick-Pickled Onions Directions: Place the chicken, bacon, eggs, avocados, fennel, cheese, tomatoes, and blossoms (if using) in their own bowls. Place the...