A New Year…for the Birds

So what came first the chicken or the egg? A few years back my husband and I decided to have backyard chickens.  I use the word “decided” loosely because there was not a whole lot of thought put into it on our part.  One afternoon, we had a conversation that it would be nice to […]

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{Food & Gardening} Suburban Farming: Growing a Backyard Orchard

Do you have the desire to grow your own fruit trees, but don’t feel you have the space?  Look no further than the training method called Espalier. Espalier is the practice of controlling woody plant growth originally for the production of fruit, by pruning and tying branches to a frame so that they grow into […]

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{Green Living} Ode to the Clothesline

Living in my small Michigan town the coming of Labor Day marks the end of summer.  As we say good-bye to the long days and warm weather, I also say good-bye to my clothesline.  I am not a hardcore clothesline user in that I do not use a clothesline for my regular laundry!  Kudos to […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Untitled

This weeks winning treasury goes to Elizabeth from betsyandbess for her untitled treasury!  Sometimes there just aren’t words to express true beauty!! Betsyandbess makes wonderful recycled accessories including items like this stunning wool shoulder bag!! This is the last Tuesday Treasury of 2011!  See you in 2012!! 483 total views, 2 views today

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{Tuesday Treasury} Rustic last minute gifts

This weeks winning treasury goes to Fianaturals for Rustic last minute gifts! Fianaturals makes wonderful jewelry like these red earrings. Make sure to check out these other wonderful treasuries! Hot Cocoa and Hot Pink by Christine of RusticCarvings and It’s a Marshmallow World by Sarah of PinkTreebySarah. Shop Team EcoEtsy for your last minute gifts! […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Redo a Room Naturally

This week’s winner is TheWoodenBee with the treasury of Redo a Room Naturally.  A treasury list of ecofriendly home decor for the HGTV Challenge 2011! TheWoodenBee makes wonderful items out of reclaimed wood and wine corks.   Some other great treasuries to check out are: Eco Friendly Holiday Party by AnnyMay to make your holiday […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Merry & Bright

This week’s winner is Melissa from earthgrowncrayons with her treasury of Merry & Bright. Melissa makes these wonderful and colorful soy crayons! Here are some other great treasuries to check out! Blue Bird by Fianaturals and That old T-shirt by Zazahammocks       796 total views, no views today

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{Tuesday Treasury} Earthy Touch

This weeks winning treasury is Earthy Touch by curlymonkey. Other great treasuries to check out are: Autumn is a Second Spring by thewoodenbee and Farm Fresh Favorites for Fall by BrassPaperclip.   893 total views, 4 views today

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{Tuesday Treasury} Letters, Words, and Numbers

This week’s winning treasury goes to Linda Eve for Letters, Words, and Numbers! What a great way to start off a new school year! Here are some other great treasuries.  Make sure to show them some love!! Hello September by curlymonkey and Autumn’s First Days! by Douces Laines   984 total views, no views today

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