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Stalling on Divorce Until the Economy Improves

I have two friends who have been married for over a decade, and who are now desperately trying to claw their way out of the shambles of their marriage. The marriage collapsed over a year ago under the…

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Car Owners: Save Up to $100 a Month at the Pump (video)

This video demonstrates and discusses a lot of simple little fixes that you may not have thought about to get more gasoline mileage and be more green. Check these out and see how many you have been us…

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Waste Less This Gift-Giving Season

With the holiday season upon us (or so the circulars tell me) I thought I'd devote today's column to gift giving. Let's face it folks, for a lot of us, its not going to be the big present year that…

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At What Cost Do We Want Green Homes?

“What do you consider to be the single most important factor in determining if a home is green?” Homeowners were asked this question in a recent study  by FreeGreen. Hands down, the answer came down …

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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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Are Communes Making a Comeback?

Like many icons of the 1960’s, communes have faded away like tie-dyed shirts. Single-family dwellings in neighborhood communities have thrived in the years since. Yet, recent USA Today article state…

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Home Remodeling: 10 Reasons To Do It Now

Want to spice up the conversation at the next house party? Bring up your latest home renovation project. Despite a down-turned economy, people are still doing it. They are renovating and spending on…

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10 Global-Warming Policy Recommendations

With near-consensus among scientists that catastrophic consequences of anthropogenic global warming are already on their way, yet little being done to avert it, it’s time for the U.S. to begin treatin…

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10 Recession-Proof Green Decorating Ideas

With all the doom and gloom we hear about the economy and consumer spending, many of us are hunkering down and saving our precious resources. Can we continue to create EcoNests? According to this…

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10 Tips for Skiing on a Budget

Skiing is expensive. This is nothing new. In our current economy the total cost of one day is like skiing uphill with your boots on backwards. Ouch! Still, it's such a thrill. But could it possibl…

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