Furniture Retailers Starting to Eliminate Flame Retardants

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Image by Chaquetadepollo via Flickr My family room furniture is 14 years old. When we moved to our first house we lived without furniture for a year so we can save money to buy good great quality furniture that lasts. Well, time has come to replace … [Continue reading]

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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, … [Continue reading]

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Why You May Not Want a Side of Glyphosate On Your Plate and How to Avoid it

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By now you've heard about Monsanto and its deceiving practices of using genetically engineered seeds that can withstand their pesticides. Sounds like a nice way to monopolize the agricultural industry, doesn't it? Invent lethal pesticides and then, … [Continue reading]

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Valentine’s Day Red, White, and Black Linky Party – Join for a chance to Win $25

Valentine's Day Linky Party

❤❤❤❤ Love is in the air ❤❤❤❤ Join our Red, White and Black Linky Party Use our Linky Tool to share you RED, WHITE and/or BLACK items.   Then share your linky with your Facebook Fans, Twitter Followers, Instagram Peeps and get as many likes as … [Continue reading]

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The Benefits of Drinking Water

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Check out this infographic from Mind Body Green on the benefits and myths of drinking water. Click the link to check out more facts about water and how much we need. ==> The Benefits of Drinking Water (Infographic). … [Continue reading]

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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 … [Continue reading]

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Interview with EcoEtsy Team Member Kate Rusek by Julie Rawding on her blog – The Upcyclers

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This is a great interview about EcoEtsy team member Kate Rusek of Squid Division by fellow team member Julie Rawding on Julie's wonderful blog The Upcyclers. You will enjoy reading more about Kate's work with reclaimed materials in NYC. Kate … [Continue reading]

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Homemade Fire Starters Using Dryer Lint

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Excess build up of dryer lint in the dryer vent can cause fire if not cleaned regularly. I clean out the vent annually in fear of an accidental fire. Also, you should always clean out the lint screen before starting a new load since clogged screen … [Continue reading]

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4 Things No One Tells You About ‘Entrepreneur-ing’ From Home

Many may not know it, but I work from home 100%. To some this may be a dream situation - a cake job.  However, reality is that I put in more work hours than most people do in their 9 to 5 jobs.  My Etsy shop is not my full-time gig.  I live to spread … [Continue reading]

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