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Green Tips

Here is some useful info from Green Tips via the Union of Concerned Scientists: The Green Dry Cleaning? article confirms one of my suspicions that dry cleaning isn’t always necessary. Wet cleaning, Silicone Cleaning and Carbon Dioxide Cleaning all fall … Continue reading

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Crafty Salt N’ Pepper Shakers

Crafty Salt N’ Pepper Shakers Originally uploaded by jjzach We don’t use Salt and Pepper Shakers and I forget that the rest of the world does. After our last set of house guests seemed surprised that we didn’t even have … Continue reading

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Movie Night

Movie Night Originally uploaded by jjzach We had a movie night outside with the neighbors recently complete with a large tv, kettle corn, lawn chairs, bug spray and Austin Powers. Here are some sites devoted to the art of throwing … Continue reading

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How To Recycle Plastic Bags

I don’t actually remember to bring my reusable bags into the store all the time and my curbside recycling doesn’t accept plastic bags. Many sources have told me that your local supermarket will accept and recycle bags made of type … Continue reading

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Window Box Recipe

2 Pink Geraniums 2 White Geraniums 2 Dusty Millers 1 Purple Verbena = a pretty combo that doesn’t need to be watered 5 times a day. I’m especially happy with the Carpet Blue Verbena in the center. It has grown … Continue reading

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The Worms in the Basement

We finally set up the worm bin that I mentioned in a previous post last week. We got our red wigglers online from a place called Planet Natural. You Grow Girl suggests that you make sure you ask for the … Continue reading

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Worms!

We saw An Incovenient Truth last night and we were inspired to start to change the world one worm at a time. The March 2007 Issue of Martha Stewart Living had some great information about how to Compost with Worms. … Continue reading

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Household Cleaners

I have been trying to be more environmentally conscious when choosing cleaning products. Trader Joes and Whole Foods have many options for just about anything. There are also many cleaners that you can make yourself. A recent shower drain clog … Continue reading

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Almost Done

We are finally using the kitchen full time again, although there are still some bits and pieces to complete. More pics of the progress and the kitchen warming parties. So far, I am loving our American Craftsman garden window and … Continue reading

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Week ?

I’ve lost track of how many weeks it has been.

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