Naturally Prepare Your Spring Garden This Fall

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Get a head start on your Spring garden by preparing great soil now! For many plants and animals, the winter is a time for rest and rejuvenation, but there is lots of action happening under ground even beneath a blanket of snow. Let’s think for a moment about the way a forest functions naturally… In [...]

Happy Thanksgiving from EcoEtsy

Rustic Wood Carving by Tanja Sova Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, not because of the good food, but because it’s a wonderful time to reflect the blessings we have received throughout the year. Have you told someone what you are thankful for lately?  Sharing gratitude is contagious. I love hearing what blessings others have received. It [...]

Happy Halloween from EcoEtsy

Photo by Rustic Carvings Happy Halloween from Team EcoEtsy!  For heath conscious parents and community members Halloween can be a challenge when it comes to trick or treating.  We always have lots of kids stopping by in the neighborhood.  Over the years I have passed out pencils, stickers and seeds to kids instead of sugary [...]

{Eco Living}New Ways to Look at Fall Leaves

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  In our area, the leaves are turning to brilliant colors a little early this year which means that they’ll be falling a little sooner than usual and we’ll need to deal with them.  In our city of Kent, Ohio, Our leaves are collected by the city and added to a city compost. All we [...]

Simple, Casual and Eco-Friendly Date Night

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A romantic dinner, walking hand in hand a long the river, lounging on the deck enjoying conversation and a cup a coffee or sitting quietly watching a beautiful sunset… I don’t know why this idea popped in my head, other than I love date nights and Etsy.  It could also be the crazy, busy summer [...]