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Who Needs Tissues? How to Sew a Handkerchief

Cold and flu season is certainly here, isn't it? There are some nasty icks going around right now, and all of those stuffy noses mean lots of boxes of tissues, right? The trouble with tissues is that …

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City Joinery: Locally Sourced & Seriously Exquisite

By Cris Carl, Networx “I love gnarly, earthy wood that shows the idiosyncrasies of nature,” said Jonah Zuckerman, owner and designer at City Joinery in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Zuckerman began m…

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Organizing Solutions: Bulk Labels!

Buying in bulk is definitely the way to go. It saves so much energy and product and packaging, it's hard not to appreciate. Sometimes though it can be difficult to tell the spelt flour from the whole…

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DIY Mason Jar Candle Holders

While mason jars have an endless amount of uses, its hard to keep them from simply piling up on the counter while they await their next task. You don't want to risk recycling them and finding yourself…

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SnackTAXI’s Make It Easy To Pack A Sustainable Lunch

Eating out, whether you're a college student or a mother of three, is expensive and wasteful. Families who want to cut back on their unnecessary expenses usually start packing lunches instead of buyin…

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Repurposed Boats

Having just spent a few days on an island known for its warm, beachy summer vacations, and cold, damp shoulder seasons (fall and spring), it became apparent to me that people who live on islands are b…

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Easter Day DIY Project: Candy Wrapper Barrettes

Did you know that Earth Day and Easter fall on the same weekend this year? That means little Easter baskets of candy will be showing up in homes all over the country. Instead of tossing those wrapp…

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5 Great DIY Valentine’s Day Projects

Whether you're sharing Valentine's Day with your sweetie or hanging with friends, it's fun to get in the spirit with handmade trappings. Handmade has heart and can be better for the planet, too! F…

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How to Make Scented Bath Salts

Soaking in a warm fragrant tub can be a sensual delight, offering time to retreat, reflect and refresh. Here is an easy way to make this more enjoyable for you and your loved ones. Bath salts are c…

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Backyard Bird Lover’s Guide – Book Giveaway!

Want to get started with bird watching but have no idea how? We found these two fun and easy projects for attracting birds in The Backyard Bird Lover's Ultimate How-To Guide by Sally Roth. The boo…

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