DIY Make your own Paper Tutorial

diy papermaking

  Making paper is a fun way to reuse old newspapers to create a unique piece of art for a gift.  Not only are you reusing items that would otherwise be wasted, but you are eliminating additional waste that often comes from sending generic gift cards to loved ones. This biodegradable art project is not [...]

DIY Wild-crafted Homemade Herbal Healing Salve

Wildcrafting Creek Side

Happy Earth Day! What a wonderful reason to get out and about into Nature and see what wonderful gifts our Mother Earth has to share. Spring has Sprung. With the season changes, the fresh grasses and budding tree leaves are cloaking Northern California in a beautiful green hue. One special aspect to this time of [...]

Grow your own… eggs!

rebecca's ladies

I’ve been wanting to get some backyard chickens for a few years now, but there were other things needing to be done first. Now, I’m just about ready to plunge in, and I thought I’d share a post that a friend of mine wrote for me a few years ago. Chickens are good for gardens [...]

Unconventional Thanksgiving Holiday Traditions

Family outdoors in the snow

The holiday season is official upon us. I’m sending this post to you from the airport in Washington, DC on my way home to Milwaukee. Yep, I’m joining the masses hitting the road on the busiest travel day of the year. Wish me luck! Anyway, today I wanted to talk about unique holiday traditions that happen during [...]

The Night Before An Eco Etsy Christmas

Dear Santa Reusable Bag by FashionGreenTBags THE NIGHT BEFORE AN ECO ETSY CHRISTMAS by FashionGreenTBags ‘Twas the night before an Eco Etsy Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The recycled yarn stockings hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be [...]