20 Ways to Green the Holidays!

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Thanksgiving will be here far faster than I’d like to think about and Hannukah, Christmas and other holidays are looming in our near futures as well.. In our house, we will host Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners (along with doing everything else that needs to be done). Most of us are all about being [...]

How do you green your transportation?

Fia rides her two daughters down Bedford-Stuyvesant's Dekalb Avenue towards their Community Garden

In NYC being green is necessary because it is cheaper and healthier.The city is making improvement to encourage people to ride bikes and leave their cars. This is great for the environment because you can reduce your carbon footprint. Save money In 2011 I was featured in the magazine of Transportation Alternatives non-profit organization  called RECLAIM [...]

Member Spotlight – Debbie Turk of EarlyBirdJewels

Debbie Turk of EarlyBirdJewels

  Debbie Turk of EarlyBirdJewels has been an Etsy member since 2009. Her Esty shop is a 5 star rate shop that boasts over 1,000 sales and 1400 admirers.  Debbie has become known in the Etsy community through her shop, now I’d like to give you all the opportunity to meet Debbie as well.  I [...]

DIY Bracelet Stand Jewelry Display

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Hello everyone! The holidays are coming up fast and so are holiday craft fairs. Since my expertise is jewelry, I want to come in with an idea for those of us who need some way to display our bracelets, besides putting them on a table or bar display, but don’t have a large budget to [...]

DIY The Art of Seed Saving

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Seed saving is an ancient tradition that stretches back to the end of the last ice age at the beginning of agricultural communities. There are many reasons WHY this ancient art has regained popularity in recent years. Such as, an increasing interest in general health and nutrition, an expansive awareness of our natural roots and [...]