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An Earth Day Award…to My Mom!

I received an email about halfway through the day yesterday from my mom asking me to give her a call at work.  Of course I picked up the phone and called to see what was up.  She was super excited … Continue reading

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Tips for Celebrating Earth Day with Your Children

Do your kids share the love of nature with you?  How do you teach them to be good environmental stewards and take care of the gifts that have been given to us?  Earth Day is a good reminder for us … Continue reading

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Five Things I Don’t Want You to Know

My husband and I have a great relationship but like all spouses we pick on each others weaknesses when we get frustrated. This weekend he picked on my green weaknesses so I decided to turn it into a blog post. … Continue reading

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TerraCycle Garden Collection

In my last post (yes, I do realize I haven’t written in almost 2 weeks…VACATION!!!!) I wrote about joining a Terra Cycle Brigade.  So what do they do with all of those items they collect?  In todays post I’m going … Continue reading

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Upcycling and TerraCycle

We’ve all heard the term RECYCLING but how many of you have heard the term UPCYCLING?  Anyone want to take a guess what the definition of UPCYCLING is? According to Wikipedia; Upcycling is the use of waste (trash) materials to … Continue reading

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Our Compost and Garden

I wanted to share the pictures from our weekend project (finally!).  Remember I told you how we made our very own compost bin, well here it is! All it took was a 36″ X 5′ roll of chicken wire and … Continue reading

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