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9 Paper Products You Should Give Up for Good

Chasing Paper Excuses for acquiring paper range from practical to convenient to sentimental. Bills are important, paper towels are efficient, that book was a gift from my cousinís ex-girlfriend, an…

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7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. Thatís nada, nil, zilch.†That means food, furniture, p…

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Are We Ready for Genetically Modified … Trees?

That's right, it's more than just corn and soybeans. Scientists are now considering the genetic modification of trees. What need is there to modify a tree, you ask? Well, in an effort to grow more "su…

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3 Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Tea

Tea is a miraculous thing. Bursting with antioxidants and health benefits galore,†civilizations have been imbibing it for centuries. Drink it iced in the throes of summer or steaming hot to stave off …

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9 Clutter-Clearing Tips For Paper Stashers

My inner writer is primarily a story teller and I cannot usually be counted on for a list of tips about how to clear paper clutter. But, I am also a teacher and lately in the Sick of Being Stuck progr…

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5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home

I recently posted the article 5 Things to Start Making at Home (which included resources to help you make handsoap, compost, brooms, butter and cheese). Here are even more ideas to help you get closer…

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Paper: Self-Loathing Is Out, Clutter-Clearing Is In

My living room has thrown up paper. There is a volcano in the middle of a table and the entire surrounding area is finding some form of order. I can't get out until it's done, I guess. - Shannon, a co…

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Overcoming Resistance: Paper Clutter

I've been journaling† off and on since middle school, far more off than on until a few years ago. Looking back at the collective experience, I can identify three major perks of putting my pen, pencil,…

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22 Ways to Repurpose Old Magazines

We get quite a few magazines at our house. My husband subscribes to a couple of gaming magazines, and somehow every time we buy concert tickets we end up receiving issues of Rolling Stone in the m…

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15 Unexpected Uses for Retail Catalogs

By Philip Schmidt, Hometalk Shopping remotely has become a modern-day tale of Pandora's box. It's so temptingly convenient, but once you make a purchase you've exposed yourself to an irrevers…

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