Felicia

Felicia is a bit of a tree hugger and likes to share ways to lighten the toxic burden on the environment.

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Money and Energy Saving Tips

Money and Energy Saving Tips

| April 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

I came across this neat little pamphlet from the US Department of Energy called Energy Savers, Tips for Saving Energy and Money at Home. It gives great practical tips on how to make your dollar stretch further and save on energy costs. Did you know that draining a quart of water from your water heater […]

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Truly live green and grow your own herbs

Truly live green and grow your own herbs

| April 4, 2008 | 5 Comments

I am not what you would call an outdoors type of person. It’s not that I’m against the outdoors, but there’s something about the spiders, mosquitoes and the unidentifiable bugs that, well…bug me. My little bug problem tends to put a damper on my gardening experiences. While I enjoy a home-grown fruit or vegetables just […]

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Switch from Paper Towels to Cloth Towels – Update

Switch from Paper Towels to Cloth Towels – Update

| March 12, 2008 | 2 Comments

The process of switching from paper towels to cloth towels is working perfectly. I’m really excited about my tiny little contribution to the environment. There is one thing, however, that I think I need to share with everyone. Unless you wash clothes fairly often, do not put the soiled cloth towels in the hamper with […]

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How to Clean a Dirty Laptop Screen

| March 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

Are you reading this blog post through a dirty laptop screen? Check out this quick and easy way to clean it (no, don’t run out to buy laptop screen cleaner – you probably have the ingredients in your house): How to Clean a Laptop Screen: A Quick Fix Solution to a Dirty Little Problem

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Don’t Throw it Away …Someone Else Can Use it.

| February 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

I came across an interesting site, www.freecycle.org. Apparently what they do is recycle used items. Wait a minute, that didn’t come out right…Instead of driving to the local Salvation Army or Good Will, you can post your used items on www.freecycle.org. If someone wants or needs it, they will contact you and you give it […]

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Sometimes ya gotta give in to pre-programming

Sometimes ya gotta give in to pre-programming

| February 14, 2008 | 3 Comments

If you’ve read any of the entries on this blog, you know that I am a fan of homemade laundry detergent. In an attempt to further experiment with environmentally friendly laundry products, I took it one step further and tried using the all natural laundry softener of adding distilled vinegar to the softener cycle to […]

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Solar Nite Lite:Energy Efficient and Craft Project

Solar Nite Lite:Energy Efficient and Craft Project

| February 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here’s the scoop. The bulb on my daughter’s lava lamp night-light blew out. The tiny little replacement bulb is rather hard to find. Of course she mentioned it to me early in the day and I had completely forgotten about it until it was almost evening she reminded me that she didn’t have a night […]

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Recycle the Heat From Your Dryer

| January 22, 2008 | 12 Comments

I finally did it! I finally ordered the Dundas Jafine Heat Keeper to recycle the heat from my dryer thats usually funneled outside. I’ve been looking at it for a few weeks now and finally took the plunge. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Heat Keeper, check out this article:”Make Clothes Dryer […]

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Replacing Paper Towels Experiment – Update

| January 15, 2008 | 7 Comments

Some time ago, I tried a kitchen experiment by replacing paper towels with cloth towels. Here’s an update. Not only have I saved money by not having to purchase paper towels, I’ve found that the cloth towels come in handy with things like washing dishes, cleaning windows, polishing furniture and…get this, washing the kitchen floor. […]

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Make One Blulow New Year’s Resolution

Make One Blulow New Year’s Resolution

| December 28, 2007 | 0 Comments

This year when making your New Year’s resolutions, why not make just one for the environment? I believe there is a trick to making and keeping New Years resolutions. The trick is to think about them before you make them and to make very few. One, two or three resolutions is more than enough to […]

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