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 […]

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{Eco Tips} Green Your Hotel Stay

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Last month I wrote an article about eco-friendly camping practices but I realize that not everyone is a camper.  My friend’s idea of “camping” is to stay at a hotel chain with few amenities.  She prefers the plush environment of the 5-star hotels.  Staying in a hotel is a fun way to travel and there […]

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Trending Now – EcoEtsy Sellers Embrace an Earthy Valentine’s Day

Who says Valentine’s Day is only about shades of pink and red with lace and frills and glitter?  EcoEtsy sellers are focused on Green this upcoming holiday!  Love for the planet is displayed through soft earth tones and recycled / repurposed / reused / upcycled items.  These shops bring new meaning to whimsy, sweetheart, sexy, […]

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Eco Friendly Christmas Decorations by EcoBites

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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!

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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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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

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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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