Making Your Summer Picnics Green

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We all know that there are ways to make a summer picnic an eco disaster. Just make sure that everything is Styrofoam and plastic and that you include lots of disposables to pack your food so you can walk away without a mess. It’s quick, easy and there’s very little to clean when you get […]

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How to Green Your Summer Travel

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  If you are traveling to somewhere for the Fourth of July holiday, or a vacation destination sometime this summer, you have probably already begun or completed your traveling so it is probably too late for you to read this post, right?  Wrong! This is great advice for all whether you’ve traveled yet or not. […]

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{Eco Tip} Last Minute Green Gifts for Dad

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Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19. If you are like me, it sneaked up this year and just popped out of nowhere leaving me unprepared.  But fortunately, there are many last minute ways to give green gifts for Dad. If you can order them online in time to be delivered, great, but if not, you […]

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Delicious Chick Pea Loaf Recipe

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Tonight I was pondering what in the world to fix for supper. I seem to have gotten into somewhat of a rut when it comes to cooking lately and this looks like a delicious way out of that rut.  Next time I go grocery shopping I’ll be buying these ingredients and making this tasty treat. […]

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Amazing Grilled Veggies and Cous Cous

It’s 7:00 PM and I still haven’t eaten dinner. For some reason, after posting this recipe from Tiffany, of Picnic Basket Crafts, I find myself wanting to gnaw on my computer screen! This recipe looks absolutely delicious and, if it EVER stops raining here in NE Ohio, I may “have” to make this for my […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Making Your Own Duster from Evil Fleece and Velvet

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For today’s tutorial Rain of Re-Maine Wicked shared her tutorial which was borne out of her dislike for specific fabrics. Wondering what to do with your fleece and velvet discards? Read on! I have a love/ hate relationship with fleece and a very volatile relationship with velvet.  I am a notoriously staticky (I know that’s not […]

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Making Mailing Envelopes from Recycled Store Paper Bags

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Chriss Smith (Art of Zen Crochet) kindly shared this tutorial for making mailing envelopes from recycled brown paper store bags. (You know, the kind you get at the store when you forget your cloth bags?) These will save you some money and save some trees as well. PLUS, it’s a great way to spend a […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} How To Make A Gift Bag

Here’s a tutorial from Jen of Winkydinks showing how to make a reusable gift bag. If you read Monday’s post about recycling paper you know how important it is to preserve trees.  These gift bags are a great way to reduce, reuse and save many trees in the process! You can make gift bags for […]

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How to Make a Skin-Nourishing Herbal Salve

I don’t know about you but this winter weather has me searching for relief for my embattled dry skin. For a lot of us this tutorial from Mary, of herbanlifestyle, will be useful once the snow melts and the vegetation begins to grow once again. Planning ahead for next winter by making this luxurious salve […]

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