{Food and Gardening} The Joy of Native Plants

As I step out the door into my backyard, I can feel a nip in the air on this late summer morning.   The sky is an unbelievably bright blue with a just a few small puffy clouds overhead.  This is one of those days we long for in the upper Midwest, pleasantly cool temperatures, no […]

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{Eco Tips} Be Kind to the Earth this Fourth of July

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There are many celebrations planned for this national holiday. Lots of picnics and outdoor festivities mean lots of disposable dinnerware and lots of waste that is not recyclable.  Here are some ways you can ensure that your celebration is one that won’t harm the Earth like many parts of this day’s celebration surely will: First, […]

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{Eco-Tutorial} Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Business Cards

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Laura, of Prairie Peasant, has generously shared her tutorial for making business cards in a most eco-friendly way. Reusing papers from other sources, she saves resources with her  great recycling project! In an effort to keep my business green, I make my own business cards. The focus of my business is products that use recycled […]

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Trending Now: Bright Spring Colors, Flowery Shapes, and Fuzzy Bunnies

Temperatures are warming and so is our love for the planet.  Green is sprouting up from the earth as well as in the minds of consumers this season.  As a Greenie early spring is certainly the perfect season to shine!  Paying attention to the planet is virtually required this season as the northern hemisphere begins […]

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How to Make Your Own Nighttime Pull-Ups or Training Pants {Eco-Tutorial}

This tutorial was provided by Tiffany of Picnic Basket Crafts.  She’s very cleverly figured out how to make pull-ups or training pants.  I wish I had had this tutorial when my children were young. I don’t believe my 24 and 21 year-olds would appreciate them these days. MAYBE one day they will make them for […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Wishing You a Peaceful Holiday

The Wooden Bee tree ornament

Christmas will be here in less than a month! This week’s winner is The Wooden Bee for her beautiful treasury ‘Wishing You a Peaceful Holiday’. This lovely honey colored little tree ornament from The Wooden Bee has been made from hand carved reclaimed wood. If you are looking for that old fashioned natural look for […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} A Different Kind of Green by Lorigami

Capelet by Lorigami

Due to a power outage here in the Kootenays (BC, Canada) it is much later than usual for me to be choosing this week’s winner. I was stunned when I saw the amazing treasuries for me to choose from this week. After going around in circles trying to decide on a winner I finally had […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Holiday Getaway

Cashmere baby pants by Picky

This week’s winning treasury ‘Holiday Getaway’ was cleverly curated by Elsje Boer. This romantic, fun and quirky collection of items suggests an imaginary holiday proposal from your sweetie. These sweet little heart pants for baby have been made from recycled cashmere wool by Elsje Boer. They are part of her Picky collection of old fashioned […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Mostly Under 20 EcoEtsy Kids Gift Guide

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If  I could have picked a couple of winners for this weeks’ Tuesday Treasury I would have done so gladly. The entries this week were that close. The winning treasury goes to Soul Role for her thoughtful and fun collection of inexpensive gifts for children. ‘Mostly Under 20 EcoEtsy Kids Gift Guide’ has some really […]

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