Homesteading in the Winter, Just SURVIVING | Re-Grow Roots

Desiree and Kalani - winter homesteading

Amazing EcoEtsy member Desiree Fleck of Re-Grow Roots (knitwear and more for the hippie, bohemian and folk at heart) lives in an egalitarian, intentional community called Oran Mor (the great song) where she works and plays with her communal family, husband and adorable son, Kalani in Missouri. Desiree’s inspirational community is focused on self-sufficiency and […]

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Men’s Valentine’s Day DIY Gifts Ideas

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Image: Crafting a Green World Valentine’s Day is in two days. Are you planning to have a romantic dinner with your partner? Do you have a gift ready? No? Well, you have two days to get prepared! I know buying gifts is easier but don’t you think making gifts is so much more fun and […]

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Etsy Introduces New Listing Manager

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A few days ago I received a message about the new Listing Manager.  It is available to all Etsy shop owners and I thought I would share some of my favorite new features the new Listing Manager offers. Advanced Editing, Filtering and Sorting We now have some additional options.  On the top right there is […]

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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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Mending+

Mending+ is an approach to mending clothing that embraces the act of mending, using it as an opportunity to embellish or even re-design the garment. One can have a minimalist approach to mending, selecting a high-contrast thread to make a small repair, or explore a more layered approach to the repair. Mending can be a […]

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DIY sundried cherry tomatoes

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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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How to teach compost to children ?

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Back to school…garden! This fall with my school garden project, our focus will be compost. We are going to start with one classroom (pre-K) in Fall. WHAT IS COMPOST? Compost is basically how nature create humus on the forest floors: leaves fall from the trees and get mixed together with soil,dead plants and    animals and […]

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Eco Lovely {Eco Etsy Finds}

Coca-Cola Sea Glass Leather Necklace by revetro

  Happy almost end of summer for most of you out there!  It’s been an adventure on my end and the fall is teeming with possibilities.  It’s been an adventurous year for me and lots has changed and changed back.  In all of this change I have learned things about myself, discovered new things and […]

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Daydreaming and Creative Problem Solving

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My business tip for you is one word. Daydream. Make some space in your life for sitting and staring into space. Let your mind wander a bit during these last weeks of August. These moments are important periods of incubation, where our minds process unresolved dilemmas without interference from our more judgmental selves. There have […]

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