DIY: How to make a center pull skein or ball for yarns

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If you knit, you know how annoying it is to have a skein or a ball of yarn that you are working with roll around all of the place. Your cat or dog might have fun with it but I know you are screaming “@%$#*?!” inside your head. Or out loud. It’s picking up dirt [...]

{Green Living} A Personalized Business Card Holder Made From a T-shirt

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If you’ve been looking for the perfect business card holder, have I got the solution for you!  Myra’s post on how to Make Your Own Fabric Labels inspired me to pursue this customized card holder with a few items that I had laying around the house.  Here are the supplies that you’ll need. 1.  A [...]

{Business Tips} Nurturing Entrepreneurialism – Etsy With Your Kids

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My son approached me some time ago, with a feverish desire to make some cash.  He had recently come home from an incredible week at summer camp, and was all ready to sign up for a second term.  He came to me with a plan, to have the world’s most awesome lemonade stand, to make [...]

{Green Living} Make Your Own Kite – A Green Craft For Summer

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Now that summer is in full swing, I am stocking my “going out bag”, which is a growing-up version of a diaper bag, with on-the-fly good times for my kids who are always on the go.  Personally, as a science teacher, I always really dig a good crafty science experiment, which allows a naturally budding [...]

{Eco-Tutorial} DIY Bibliophile Wreaths

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The holidays are almost here – and what will you be doing to keep your celebrations green? Will you be dusting off those hand-me-down ornaments? Pulling in your potted spruce? Looking to handmade indie businesses for your shopping needs? If so – it sounds like you’re already on a roll planning for the season sustainably. [...]