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articles by: Ronnie Citron-Fink

10 Tips for Traveling With Pets (with video)

My two pooches generally travel well and accompany us when we go on vacation. Not all of our past dogs have been as easy, and over the years we've gotten pet-sitters for the ones that were not happy t…

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15 Ways to Reduce Your Stuff & Redecorate Your Home

Can you reconcile reducing consumption while creating a cozy and stylish home? I am a bit of a redecorating junkie. While I would like to always practice what I preach, on occasion I am guilty of impu…

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DIY Duvet Cover

I've been on the hunt for a cover to replace, or hide an aging blanket on one of my beds. I haven't been able to justify doling out the big bucks for a beautiful organic duvet cover. On a recent shopp…

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Turn Shrinking Sweaters Into Felted Pillows

Washed and dried wool sweaters can easily be transformed into comfortable home decor such as felted pillows or blankets. Some years back, I wrote a series of DIY projects for Family Fun magazine. On…

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Green Home Design Predictions

As we wade into a sparkling new year, here’s what we know to be true: every item we use has an impact on our planet. Knowing this implores those who design products for our homes to make ecologically …

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I Love You – and the Planet Too! Green Wedding Guide

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Green… Beautiful, economical weddings can be sustainable and stylish, claim the books, websites and magazines flooding the wedding indust…

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5 DIY Rugs

Have you ever seen a tag on a carpet that said it contained "unknown man-made fibers." Are you scared of the "unknown?" If it's hanging off a carpet or rug, you should be. "Unknown" carpet or rug…

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The Perfect Holiday Gift (video)

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." ~ Dalai Lama The perfect gift is a thoughtful one. If you follow my Econesting blog, you know I …

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Holiday Happiness: 8 Things To Do Today

Happy people do things to increase their level of happiness, and these things are always worth revisiting around the holidays. Why now? Because these happiness habits can help us through the turbulenc…

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DIY Cocoa Lip Balm

What could be better than protecting your lips from the winter's chill by slathering on chocolate? Not much, and I bet if you went to the Environmental Working Group's, Skin Deep website and checked o…

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about Ronnie Citron-Fink

Ronnie Citron-Fink is a writer, editor and educator. She has written hundreds of articles about sustainable living, the environment, design, and family life for websites, books and magazines. Ronnie is the creator of Econesting, and the managing editor of Moms Clean Air Force. Ronnie was named one of the Top Ten Living Green Experts by Yahoo. Ronnie lives in New York with her family.

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