{Green Living} Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

sunbathing on the beach

Photo: rainbreaw Life has changed drastically in the past 20 years. People are spending less time outdoors as opposed to spending insane hours sitting indoors in front of the computer or TV. Today, many of us work indoors and use our cars to get from place to place, instead of walking. In addition to that, [...]

{Eco Tips} Scaling a Mountain of Fabric Scraps

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Recently I posed a question to my fellow seamsters of Team EcoEtsy: is it safe to put fabric through a paper shredder? Why, you may ask, would I consider such a hair-brained idea? If you’re like me, you hate wasting fabric, even the smallest of scraps, and I have a veritable mountain of them! I [...]

{Green Living} Eco-Friendly Tips for Painting Your House

Painting a room

We’re getting new counter tops in our kitchen sometime in the next couple of weeks. It took us forever to choose the right granite for our project because of course we wanted the counter tops to match the rest of the kitchen.  We found what we were looking for in terms of complimenting our existing [...]

Stock Up on the White Vinegar!

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I do a lot of cleaning with vinegar.  I spray it on the shower walls and let it sit for a few minutes before I wipe the walls with a damp cloth and baking soda and the scum just slides off.  We soak our humidifier filter in white vinegar to dissolve the mineral deposits that [...]

When Life Gives You Lemons, There’s SO Much More to Do Than Make Lemonade!

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Most of us know by now that lemons are yummy. We use them on salads, in drinks, with recipes for main dishes and desserts and a lot of us know that we can use lemon juice for cleaning as well.  I recently came upon a list of 24 things we can do with lemon! It’s [...]