Rust & Sunshine: Shrinky Bracelet

rust & sunshine

Yesterday I blew your mind with an Upcycled Bubble Wrap Jewelry post.  Get ready for another why didn’t I think of that moment.  I found this great tutorial that takes your average plastic food container that is also non-biodegradable and turns it into stunning jewelry.  Read more.. 138 total views, 16 views today

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Upcycled Bubble Wrap Jewelry

Upcycle Bubble wrap

Bubble wrap. That plastic stuff that we love to obsessively pop. Unfortunately, bubble wrap is not biodegradable so it sits in landfills forever – that is until now. As I was gwaking through Pinterest, I found that really cool tutorial on how to make jewelry out of bubble wrap.  I was like – “get out […]

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51 Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards that Don’t Suck

I really don’t like buying cards, I prefer to make my own.  However, truth be known, I’m lazy when it comes to designing my own cards – that’s why I ❤free printables. Popsugar offered up a list of 51 free printable Valentine’s Day cards that don’t actually suck.  One of my favorites is #48 because it contains […]

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Mustard Seeds and Tumeric

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It saddens me to notice a spice rack collecting dust in a kitchen. For thousands of years, in cultures across the world, spices are not only a yummy addition to everyday meals, but also aid in our digestive capabilities and can help cure and regulate the body in a variety of ways.   Mustard seeds […]

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DIY Wildfoods: Manzanita Sugar

wildfoods

If you are a foodie who doesn’t get much in the way of sugary sweet treats then manzanita sugar might be the perfect addition to that little something you crave. Autumn is a beautiful time of year in the foothills of Northern California. The leaves of the plentiful trees shift into amazing hues of yellow, […]

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DIY sundried cherry tomatoes

garden tomatoes

I actually didn’t grow a garden this year. It is the largest drought recorded in Californian history. Since there are a large selection of small, organic farms to shop from in the area, I decided to leave the expert food suppliers the extra water for down home agriculture.  Then I fell in love. And this […]

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Reduce Reuse Recycle & Waste

Eco friendly floor idea

  I am a major advocate for reduce and reuse. I recycle what I have reused so many times it no longer serves, and often I find creative solutions to turning waste into a usable resource. Like my most recent post about making paper. However, there are times that it is simply time to surrender […]

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