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20 Ways to Mend and Repair Things That Are Broken

Got a broken thing? Don't pitch it. Fix it! Here are lots of ways to repair instead of replace. OK, so before we get to all of the repair ideas, I need to get something off of my chest. I can'…

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Why the Hobby Lobby Birth Control Case Matters

We're going to get a little bit political up in here today. Let's talk a bit about the Hobby Lobby birth control case and what it means. As consumers, we vote with our wallets. When we spend money…

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10 Creative Reuses for Old Lighters

Old lighters seem to have a way of piling up in the junk drawer, even if you try to stay conscientious about not keeping things around when they don't work. The next time you go to clean out your s…

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11 Ideas for Homemade Crafts

This weekend, make use of your free time — if you have any free time! — by taking on one of these 11 easy and crafty projects. These activities are family-friendly and low-cost, and often make use of …

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17 Crafty Ways to Reuse Tin Cans

Next time you cook up a can of beans or pour a can of coconut milk into a batch of soup, don't toss that can in the recycle bin! Send it through the dishwasher instead, and try out some of these tin c…

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10 Recycled DIY Halloween Decorations

Can you believe that Halloween is just over a month away? If you're planning to whip up some handmade Halloween decorations, now is the time to start! Why Handmade? Handmade decorations mean a time …

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5 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day is only a few weeks away (June 17th), and if you're planning to give dad a handmade gift this year, now's a good time to get started! Sure, it can be quicker and easier to hit the big …

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How to Dye Fabric with Food

If you're looking for sustainable fabrics for sewing, chances are you know that conventional cotton is a no-no, and you probably shy away from petroleum-based fabrics like polyester, but what about th…

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For Every Bird An Empty Nest: A Knitted Nest To Make

Do you keep a close watch on the bird nests that spring up around your home? I do, and when I take a bird nest watch stroll around my house, I am immediately reminded of the Emily Dickinson's poem…

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