Upcycled Bubble Wrap Jewelry

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

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

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

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

  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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DIY Make your own Paper Tutorial

  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 […]

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DIY Wild-crafted Homemade Herbal Healing Salve

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 […]

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How to do a mini greenhouse with no budget?

I would like to thank Tamara of Tlala  for her wonderful post on how to start seeds indoors. Click here to read how to start seeds in egg cartons here. This post is a little different.I am actually very busy this year as always… I am starting seeds indoors and outdoors in mini greenhouses for […]

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