{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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When Life Gives You Lemons, There’s SO Much More to Do Than Make Lemonade!

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Most of us know by now that lemons are yummy. We use them on salads, in drinks, with recipes for main dishes and desserts and a lot of us know that we can use lemon juice for cleaning as well.  I recently came upon a list of 24 things we can do with lemon! It’s […]

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Two Categories of Consumer Waste and How You Can Reduce Both

Thank you so much to Bee from The Wooden Bee for giving us this great article she wrote about consumer waste.  If you’re reading this post you are probably already conscious about your impact on the environment and the amount of waste you produce.  Hopefully, this article will inspire some new ideas or reinforce what […]

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Making Your Summer Picnics Green

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We all know that there are ways to make a summer picnic an eco disaster. Just make sure that everything is Styrofoam and plastic and that you include lots of disposables to pack your food so you can walk away without a mess. It’s quick, easy and there’s very little to clean when you get […]

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How to Green Your Summer Travel

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  If you are traveling to somewhere for the Fourth of July holiday, or a vacation destination sometime this summer, you have probably already begun or completed your traveling so it is probably too late for you to read this post, right?  Wrong! This is great advice for all whether you’ve traveled yet or not. […]

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{Eco Tip} Last Minute Green Gifts for Dad

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Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19. If you are like me, it sneaked up this year and just popped out of nowhere leaving me unprepared.  But fortunately, there are many last minute ways to give green gifts for Dad. If you can order them online in time to be delivered, great, but if not, you […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Passion for Ecofriendly Fashion by Amoronia

Cleopatra Necklace

Passion for (Ecofriendly) Fashion is the winner of this week’s Tuesday Treasury. This beautifully composed fashion forward collection caught not just my eye but the ‘oohs and aahs’ of quite a few treasury visitors. Is’nt it just perfect? Well done Amoronia!   Cleopatra necklace with salvaged acrylic beads and antique copper by Amoronia Honorable Mentions […]

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{News and Views} Green Days Ahead for Empire State Building

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Crain’s New York Business reports when the Empire State Building finishes its $550 million renovation, it will garner the title of one of New York’s greenest. The building is working toward certification through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) which came about in spring of 2000. The organization measures the eco-efficiency of  buildings. […]

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{Tuesday Treasury} Simple Treasures by Fishlegs

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Thank you all for your amazing treasury submissions this week. I chose  Simple Treasures by Fishlegs for it’s beautiful rich earthy colors and for the clever mix of little treasures. Two beautiful vintage copper teapots from Fishlegs Two treasuries which also really stood out for me are: A Green Guide for Mothers Day and Everyday […]

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