How-To – Upcycled Kitchen Counters

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A few weeks ago I shared that I have been giving my kitchen a facelift on a very tight budget.  After giving my floors a facelift, painting the walls and adding two chalkboard doors, I was ready to tackle my kitchen counters.  I found out that replacing them was way out of my budget, even [...]

Twitter Party with Beth Terry

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Do you know Beth Terry of My Plastic Free Life? She set out to eliminate plastic from her life since 2007 and she’s been blogging about her progress on her famous blog My Plastic Free Life ever since. We are happy to announce that she published a book called, appropriately, Plastic Free And we are celebrating with [...]

{Green Living} Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Household Cleaners

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  The ingredients in most of the more popular household cleaners today include harsh or toxic products that can harm the environment and you.  With the “green” revolution in full force these days, there are more and more non-toxic products being introduced.  I personally love the “Seventh Generation” products. These products smell great, come in [...]

The Economics of the Reusable Bag

I’m always wondering why people don’t bring reusable bags to the store.  For me, reducing the use of plastic is very important and I see it as the “right” thing to do.  I do realize that not everyone sees the world through those same green glasses and that has gotten me thinking…. The other day [...]

A Positive Outlook on Ending Hunger

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“I was just absolutely swept away. I thought: Oh my gosh! If people only knew that hunger is needless, hunger is human-made, that we would all do something.” – Frances Moore Lappe I was blown away by the simple message spoken by Frances Moore Lappe on the radio yesterday. I was not familiar with her, [...]