{Eco-Inspirations} Love Outside the Box

Valentine’s Day is just a day away and news reports are all in a frenzy that this year’s holiday is projected to exceed national spending figures from the past decade. From the perspective of both a giver and receiver of v-day goodies – I will be the first to admit that there’s nothing exciting about […]

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{Green Living} Eco-Friendly Tips for Painting Your House

Painting a room

We’re getting new counter tops in our kitchen sometime in the next couple of weeks. It took us forever to choose the right granite for our project because of course we wanted the counter tops to match the rest of the kitchen.  We found what we were looking for in terms of complimenting our existing […]

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Eco Friendly Christmas Decorations by EcoBites


Potted Christmas Tree and Popcorn Garland by Herban Lifestyle There are lots of ideas to help reduce some of the holiday waste and turn scraps into works of fabulousness. With just a few days left before Christmas, try these eco-friendly ideas to add to your holiday cheer and to decorate for the Christmas holiday, courtesy of […]

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Stock Up on the White Vinegar!

white vinegar

I do a lot of cleaning with vinegar.  I spray it on the shower walls and let it sit for a few minutes before I wipe the walls with a damp cloth and baking soda and the scum just slides off.  We soak our humidifier filter in white vinegar to dissolve the mineral deposits that […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Mostly Under 20 EcoEtsy Kids Gift Guide

Soul Role Children's hood

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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What to Do with Green Tomatoes

Debbie from Larson Farm Naturals tried making fried green tomatoes. Her results prompted her to try this recipe for green tomato jam instead! So we had our first freeze here the other night.  That means end of gardening for me.  I could go all out and try to cover everything each night.  Ya, I tried […]

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How to Make Wine Cork Christmas Trees

My daughter just recently began her part-time job at Jo-Ann Fabrics and was aghast to see that the Christmas items were already being prominently displayed in the store. Upon inquiry, she was informed that the reason for the early displays (It was, after all, the beginning of September.) was to ensure that crafters would have […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Look to the Past to Vision the Future

Darryl Black upcycled slouch hat

This week’s winning treasury is an antidote to the dull gray weather some of us have been experiencing lately.  “Save our Planet….Look to the Past to Vision the Future…..Live the Simple Life!” is a vibrant and lively collection of super EcoEtsy goodies guaranteed to inspire positivity. Darryl Black, the curator of this winning treasury, is […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Autumn is Close

Eco friendly white felt heart

It was a challenging exercise for me to choose the winning treasury this week. All of the entries were amazing! I chose this one titled ‘Autumn is Close’ by Recycled Parts because of it’s beautifully unusual autumn colors: the dark shades of prune plums, blackberries and grapes as well as the earthy tones of changing […]

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