{Business Tips} Nurturing Entrepreneurialism – Etsy With Your Kids

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My son approached me some time ago, with a feverish desire to make some cash.  He had recently come home from an incredible week at summer camp, and was all ready to sign up for a second term.  He came to me with a plan, to have the world’s most awesome lemonade stand, to make […]

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{Green Living} Make Your Own Kite – A Green Craft For Summer

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Now that summer is in full swing, I am stocking my “going out bag”, which is a growing-up version of a diaper bag, with on-the-fly good times for my kids who are always on the go.  Personally, as a science teacher, I always really dig a good crafty science experiment, which allows a naturally budding […]

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Absolutely No-Sew Draft Dodger

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I don’t know what temps are like where you are, but here they were in the single digits last night.    I was lucky to be able to stay inside where it was warm and dry.  We installed new weatherstripping this fall, and, of course, our house has added insulation.  Another way to keep it warm […]

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Eco Tutorial: Holiday How-to!

Submitted by ChakraPennywhistle There are so many wonderful, eco-friendly tutorials this season! Below, you will find links to everything from green gift wrap ideas to the sweetest recycled cereal box houses. Green Your Holiday Gift Wrapping by Sweet Greens 18 Days of Festive Freebies by Creature Comforts Alternative Wrapping by Furious Shirley Cereal Box Houses […]

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Eco Tutorial: Cereal Box Storage Unit

Tutorial submitted by Uncorked Now I know we shouldn’t be eating this stuff, but some of us do have a collection of cereal boxes from overnight guests and for days when the kids really need to fend for themselves. And I have to admit I especially love the little mini assortment packs! To make this […]

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Eco Tutorial: Natural, Non-toxic Cleaning

Tutorial submitted by infusion Visit the Infusion Fibers blog Natural, Non-toxic Cleaning Tip… There are certain things that can be very difficult to clean when you keep a solvent-free, chemical free home. A few of the kinds of things I’m referring to are permanent marker, tar,pitch and gooey sticker residue.   As a cleaner, safer alternative […]

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