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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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Quick Tip: How Peanut Butter Can Fix a Scratched DVD

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From their reusable, minimalist DVD packaging to preventing unnecessary driving to the video store, there's much to be said for the disruptive power of online disc r…

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A Wabi-Sabi Home

I asked a few friends what they loved most about their homes and each of them enthusiastically mentioned comfort. While our nests reflect their inhabitants in both taste and style, it is comfort that …

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5 Tips to Mend Your Clothing

Whether you've lost a button or split a seam, you don't have to let small repairs stand between you and your favorite garment! With a little bit of love and a needle and thread, you can give your …

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Domestic Archaeology: The Art of Undecorating

Rescue, repair, reuse and rethink. These are the guiding principles behind the new book, Recycled Home  by Mark and Sally Bailey. The Bailey’s version of recycling is to uncover the potential of aban…

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Dean W - will you cook for us? And thanks Adilene for the cook and freeze and use pumpkin in morni…

Good article. BPA-free glass and stainless steel containers are definitely the way to go. Last month…

I went through this with my Mum! It's awful:(