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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{Tuesday Treasury} Spelling Bee by The Wooden Bee

Wine Cork Bulletin Board

This week’s winning treasury comes from The Wooden Bee and was inspired by her daughter’s first spelling test. “Spelling Bee” treasury is a collection which includes some nostalgic repurposed items like vintage typewriter keys, letterpress blocks and scrabble tiles. This DIY wine cork bulletin board from The Wooden Bee is made of beautiful reclaimed cabinet […]

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