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Creating a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

Creating a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

| June 16, 2016

A few years ago I documented my attempts, failures and successes with container gardening. The one challenge I had with container gardening was that I wanted to grow many more vegetables than my containers could hold. The containers worked wonderfully, but my deck provided limited space. I always said that one day I would put on […]

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Bag-o-Bags and Pill-o-Bags – New Life for Plastic Grocery Bags

Bag-o-Bags and Pill-o-Bags – New Life for Plastic Grocery Bags

| September 9, 2015 | 4 Comments

What do you do with your plastic shopping bags from the grocery store? Do you save them and reuse them? Do you throw them away? Do you use them to pick up after your dog? Prior to Bag-o-Bags and Pill-o-Bags, I used the grocery bags to pick up after my dog and reused them in […]

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Toss the Clorox Kitchen Wipes and Make a Kitchen Cleaning Spray

Toss the Clorox Kitchen Wipes and Make a Kitchen Cleaning Spray

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re one who uses kitchen wipes to keep your counters clean and as bacterial free as possible, why not make your own homemade disinfectant spray and accomplish the same thing for a fraction of the cost. The big difference between your homemade kitchen spray and the store-bought wipes is your homemade spray is non-toxic […]

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How to Teach Sustainability to Kids: Fun Tips, Ideas and Things to Do

How to Teach Sustainability to Kids: Fun Tips, Ideas and Things to Do

| September 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

As a parent who tries very hard to live simple and green, it important to me that my toddler learns the same. Sustainable living is all about ensuring that we create the least amount of impact on our environment while fulfilling our own needs and requirements. While it may seem tough or challenging to explain […]

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