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Are We ‘Oversharing’ Our Parenthood?

Becoming a parent is, inarguably, the most meaningful and momentous thing someone could introduce into his or her life. And when you stop to consider how often people get together and have kids, it is…

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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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DIY Snow Globes

There is a luxury to the winter months in cold climates. At my house, it is to cozy up next to a fire and watch the snow cascade across the woods. There is something about the falling snow that evokes…

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Ditch the Plastic: DIY Knitted Shopping Bag

“Hey, where’d you get that great shopping bag? Oh, it’s so cute. Can I touch it?” Did you ever carry a little puppy around? If so, strangers clamor for a touch and to ogle the precious pup. If you…

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10 Ways to Repurpose an Old Picture Frame

“Art is only art when it is synonymous with living.” Mid-century designer Alexander Girard said this and he is the inspiration for this DIY project. I recently went up in the attic looking for a s…

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Less is So Much More: Living a Minimalist Life

Not long ago, I discovered a blog called "mnmlist." I've been following Lloyd Alter's Frugal Green Living series and he has added some interesting quotes from mnmlist creator, Leo Babauta, who also fo…

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Grow a Green Baby

In the simplest of terms, we plant the seeds and watch our children grow. The nurturing decisions parents make while their children are babies set the tone for their lifetime. Why not start them on …

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8 Reasons To Rock-On With Meat-Free Monday (with Paul McCartney and Gwyneth Paltrow)

I don't generally get star struck, and food is not one of my writing niches, as the cook in the 'ol EcoNest is my husband, but when a Beatle and an Oscar-winning actress get involved in something I …

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An Interview With Diane Gilleland of CraftyPod

The blogosphere is a DIYer’s dream. It provides an interconnected community of writers and readers that share common bonds. Educating and being educated is the premise of many blogs. The Internet pr…

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Lighting Fixture Dilemma

Illumination brings harmony to a room. There is no shortage of manufactured lighting fixtures at home improvement stores and online. Lighting inspiration comes in different forms and from many place…

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sour cherries ( unsweetened) in freezer.... such a good treat on their own

The article doesn't include the quantity. 4 oz., 8 oz? Does the quantity make a difference?

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