{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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

{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 [...]

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 [...]