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New Year’s Recycled Gift Box Hats

How do you ring in the New Year? Kathy Barlow of Home Workshop recently sent me a note with pictures of the stylish Recycled Gift Box Hats she crafts up for the big event. When I started to dig…

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Rocky the Buckeye

Dean Martin singing Let It Snow, Bing Crosby doing the entire version of White Christmas, "Charlie in the Box" popping up and lamenting about being passed up by Santa, a Christmas Tree that shakes to …

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Put a Cork In It: Recycled Wine Bottle DIY

The recycling bin is overflowing with the remnants of holiday cheer. After each shindig this holiday season came the requisite trip to our basement recycling bin with an armful of bottles, then off to…

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Green Girl Takes from 2008 and Gives to 2009

I am currently looking out my kitchen window at the snow spiraling down, masking the world in white. The birds are swarming to the feeders; all of the other animals are holed up away from the storm.…

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Resolution Solution: Why They Fail and How You Can Succeed

The first day of a New Year shimmers with hope: a blank slate upon which to create healthy new habits. So why do we set out with the best intentions only to find ourselves, a few weeks later, no close…

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Anti-Resolutions for the New Year

The thing about resolutions is that we constantly set ourselves up for disappointment. Either the goal is too big and we're upset that we don't get there quickly enough, or we don't surround ourselves…

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10 Ways to Make a Resolution Stick

Making the resolutions are easy--making them stick? Not so much. Here are 10 tips to help you keep your resolutions: 1. Write it down. Putting pen to paper is a great way to clarify what it is you …

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The Problem With Excess

I'd like to step away from the waste issue for a few moments and talk a bit about the larger picture in general. Not to worry, I'll be getting back to waste-lite tips soon enough, but with the holida…

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10 Ways to Indulge This Holiday, Guilt-Free

Don't dread putting on a few extras pounds this holiday season and don't deprive yourself of your favorite traditional treats. Sound like a complete contradiction? The holidays are a time to celebrate…

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These are great suggestions. If, however, you have a very large family and a lot of food waste, man…

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