Springtime Crafts – Enjoy the Spring Outdoors!

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The sun has been shining warm and bright for days now here in Missouri. Almost every night we get a beautiful Spring shower and the afternoon clears up to a beautiful day! Birds are chirping, squirrels are coming out of their homes, and I spend time outside every chance I get! Today I’ve compiled a [...]

What’s better than a tiny house?

By now, I’m sure everyone here has heard about the Tiny House phenomenon. Just enough space, ingeniously designed, possibly even portable – what’s not to love? Well, it gets even better. In a town just outside Atlanta, a 12 year old student has taken her love of tiny houses to the next level: Sicily Kolbeck [...]

Spring Cleaning without toxic chemicals

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Here at Eco Etsy, we’re wrapping up our 14 days of crafting tutorials, but if you aren’t quite ready to wave goodbye to the DIY, you’re in luck. Today, in honor of the budding daffodils outside my window, and the new blog format, ECO Monday is going to help you with a little Spring Cleaning. [...]

Detoxify Your Life, Detoxify Your Home

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It’s obvious to most people that what you put in your mouth directly effects your health. Did you know that the chemicals you use in your house on a daily basis also dramatically effect your health? Most household cleaners contain dangerous ingredients like solvents and many petroleum-based chemicals. The soap you use to wash your [...]

{Eco-Inspirations} Greening the Great Indoors

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If you live anywhere north of the Bahamas no doubt you’re feeling the effects of Winter. Whether it’s with snow, sleet or an unseasonably cool breeze, like me, you’re probably dreaming of Spring. Flipping through the Seed Savers catalog and pinning gardening tips definitely doesn’t help! Instead, it makes the season all the more bitter as I [...]