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Upcycling Ideas – Garbage in the Garden - milk jug rings as seed markers

The amount of trash humans produce is staggering. There is a mass of trash floating in our oceans that is twice the size of Texas. Think about how much trash your family has each week. Would you like to do your part and start upcycling? Upcycling is a great way to reduce the amount of trash our families produce each week. (As is composting--learn how to make compost at home!) This week, let’s look at some upcycling ideas for our garden. Upcycling Ideas – Garbage in the Garden Milk Carton Birdhouses and Feeders Instead of tossing those milk cartons or milk jugs, why not turn them into birdhouses and feeders? Your kids can spend time decorating them and then you can find a special place to hang them in your garden. Even if you don’t have kids, this is a fun craft and a great way to ...

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Chesney is Taking Drum Lessons at Guitar Center #GuitarCenter AD

Chesney is Taking Drum Lessons at Guitar Center

Hanging out with my 13-year-old daughter, Chesney, is what I imagine spending time with Betty White must be like. Ches is wise, logical, confident, incredibly brave; her sense of humor is dry, smart, and well timed. She has always lived to the beat of her own tune--never following trends for the sake of fitting in or muting her own self expression ...

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Spring Cleaning Ideas for People who Don't Love to Clean

Spring Cleaning Ideas for People who Don’t Love to Clean

Here are some spring cleaning ideas if you dread the task. Some people love to clean. Well, I'm here to tell you that they are strange. Just kidding, I'm just not one of them. I absolutely love the end result of a clean house, but the actual chore of cleaning is not a joy in my life. Clean Safer with Open Nature™ The first thing to do is ...

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Grocery Shopping Hacks for Anxious People

Grocery Shopping Hacks for Anxious People

Being the ball of anxiety that I am, I've developed a few grocery shopping hacks out of sheer desperation. It's nothing against people out in the world. There are times when leaving the house at all makes my head spin to the point where I shouldn't be driving. Thankfully, it's becoming easier than ever for introverts, anxious people, or anyone ...

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