EarthKind Blog

Let’s face it -- as much as we love nature -- no one wants a mouse in their house. The same thing goes for armies of ants, moths that make their way into your wardrobe and spiders who seem to magically appear just about everywhere. Follow our EarthKind blog for the latest information on natural alternatives that will help you keep your home pest and poison free.

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Do You Know What Your Pest Exterminator Is Spraying In Your Home?

Posted by Kari Warberg Block

Sep 15, 2016 8:09:30 PM

Countless consumers have shared their concerns over the poisons that are being used in their homes to exterminate insects and rodents. Emotions have been high since a Delaware family became severely ill during a stay in a St John, Virgin Islands resort.

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Topics: Kari's Point of View

From Mosquitoes to Musty Basements: Natural Solutions for Life’s Nuisances

Posted by Kari Warberg Block

Feb 13, 2015 3:58:00 PM

Greetings earthkind® friends & family! Once again, I’m excited to share this week’s natural solutions to solve life’s little nuisances. They’re all part of our #ClearTheCloud campaign that I’ll be sharing throughout the year.

If you’ve been following us, you’ve seen them on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. If not, we hope you’ll follow and share them with your family and friends who are also interested in reducing their reliance on chemicals.

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Topics: Being Green, Kari's Point of View, Clear The Cloud

Who Knew? Solving Life’s Little Nuisances with Common Household Items

Posted by Kari Warberg Block

Feb 7, 2015 8:10:00 PM

I’m excited to share my favorite tips to solve life’s little nuisances, now and continuing throughout the year. They’re all part of our #ClearTheCloud campaign.

If you’ve been following us, you’ve seen them on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. If not, we hope you’ll follow and share them with your family and friends who are also interested in reducing their reliance on chemicals.

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Topics: Being Green, Kari's Point of View, Clear The Cloud

Lemons for Your Armpits and Other Surprising Tips for You & Your Home

Posted by Kari Warberg Block

Feb 2, 2015 7:00:00 AM

During the month of January and continuing throughout the year, I’m excited to share my favorite tips to solve life’s little nuisances -- naturally. They’re easy fixes that you can mix up in a matter of minutes – alternatives to store-bought products, which are often loaded with toxic chemicals.

If you’ve been following us, you’ve seen them on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. If not, we hope you’ll follow and share them with your family and friends who are also interested in reducing their reliance on chemicals.

We’ll also be giving away lots of earthkind® products throughout the month to followers who share their best tips with us and those who share our tips with others. Thank you for helping us #ClearTheCloud of dangerous toxins in the home!

This weeks’ blog post contains the past four tips, all in one spot:

 

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Topics: Being Green, Kari's Point of View, Clear The Cloud

Have a Problem? Create Your Own Solution & Start a Business

Posted by Guest Blogger

Jan 7, 2014 9:12:00 AM

An inventor and entrepreneur, Kari Warberg Block talks with Staples about all things business.  She narrows down the top 3 pieces of advice for starting a small business and her top 3 takeaways for continuing success.  She even tells what item her Inc. Top 5000 company uses every single day and can't live without! 

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Kari's Point of View

Mouse Leads Entrepreneur Mom To Create $40 million Sustainable Company

Posted by Becky Smith

Nov 19, 2013 3:59:00 PM

New Entrepreneurship Internet Radio with Health and Design Today on BlogTalkRadio

 

Gail Zahtz describes herself as a serial entrepreneur. Kari Warberg Block does the same as well. Both of these inspiring women have much in common from experiences in motherhood to promoting public health and safety issues and many more, which is why when they came together on BlogTalkRadio, the ensuing conversation was entertaining, engaging, and educational. 

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Topics: earthkind in the News, Kari's Point of View

Kari Warberg Block Speaks at Ernst & Young Gala

Posted by Kari Warberg Block

Jun 14, 2013 1:35:00 PM

Today I write to you with great enthusiasm for the entrepreneurs of the world. They have confidence in the economic direction of their headquarter countries, they’re passionate about their product or service, they’re innovators, and they’re job creators.

Naturally, I was elated to be asked to speak about a subject I am so passionate about at the Ernst & Young Midwest Entrepreneur of the Year Gala, in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 13th, 2013.

This was my first time with a teleprompter and high heels. It went well thankfully.

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Here’s a copy of the speech I delivered:  

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Kari's Point of View

A Mouse in the Master Gardener's Greenhouse

Posted by Kari Warberg Block

Apr 29, 2013 11:55:00 AM

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Planning and planting seeds for my 2 acre garden was one of my favorite things to do on the farm.  Seed catalogs started showing up in January, at the height of blizzard season in North Dakota.  I'd make a cup of coffee and pour through each one until the pages were worn and nearly all dog-eared.

I picked short season varieties that would do well in zone 3 & 4, and stagger out the ripe window so I always had the freshest, tastiest produce for my family and farmers market customers.  Tomatoes were a particular passion.  Most everyone loves fresh locally grown garden tomatoes, especially the heirloom varieties.  It's not always easy getting the seeds, and the growing days  called for February seeding if they'd be ready to pick by July.

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Topics: Pest Control, Home, Kari's Point of View