We may think there is nothing we can do about the climate crisis but if we all did small things it would add up to hopefully save Earth. There are many things we can do, and many are small easy things. If we all contribute as a collective, maybe we can make a difference. If… Continue reading Earth Day – Save The Soil – Inspirational Videos
With the current events that we all know and the food shortages, I thought I would tell you about Jerusalem artichokes, a sunflower that has edible tubers. I had heard about them last year and decided it would be a great addition to my food forest (Food Forest Gardening). So I bought 10 tubers from… Continue reading Jerusalem Artichoke, An Abundant, Beautiful and Delicious Survival Plant
Oh no! You reached for your favorite wool sweater and realized with heartache that the moths have gotten to it, and now there are holes. Maybe your treasured alpaca wool sweater has been unraveling, and you’ve been wondering what to do with it. Even worse, maybe you didn’t realize that your wool sweater wasn’t machine washable, and it shrunk. What do you do now? No worries — we’re here to help. Instead of throwing it away or donating it to the thrift store, try using the wool to make mittens, quilts, home decor or even wool dryer balls.
Wool dryer balls are a wonderful way to make use of the natural fibers of wool from old sweaters. Replacing disposable dryer sheets with reusable felted wool dryer balls can help reduce waste and save money. Plus, dryer sheets have been getting a bad rap lately. It’s been said…
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This thrift haul comes from a local Thrift Store in Tacoma WA called Thrift City. If you shop with them for clothing and shoes and spend a minimum of $20 during the week, they write on your receipt that you will get 75% off clothing and shoes if you come back that Sunday. My daughter… Continue reading $30 Reselling Thrift Haul: Boho, Floral Dresses, Plus Clothing, Bras, Pearl Snap Western, Italian Boots, Snowboard Boots, Camo Pants, Torrid and More!
Hi all! This is a subject I've been wanting to write about for a while now. The biggest reason for not doing it yet is that I've been very busy reselling. I quit my 9 to 5 last May and have been working very hard to make ends meet; seems there's been no time to… Continue reading My Most Recent Thrift Haul for Reselling
I have a dream of a world without boundaries, without money, without leaders… I have a dream of a world where we are all allowed to pursue our talents, our passions, cultivate what we are truly good at and where every talent receives its due respect. Where someone who is good at building houses is… Continue reading I have a dream…
Kids grow out of their clothes so fast. Usually, they get donated, given to someone we know or, if craftiness calls, turned into something new! This cute, no sew, boho bag was upcycled from a dress my daughter had out grown. It was a fun project and she loves letting people know we made it… Continue reading DIY Dress to Boho Bag
The trees need me and youTrees of Life Food Forest Gardening Food Forest Update: Tomato Plants from Slices, Herb Cuttings, Potato Plants from Potatoes and More! How to Recycle Cardboard Bealtaine Cottage, An Inspiration For A Healthier World Food Forest #1
Make cute shelves out of cardboard for your home AND help the earth by recycling. You save money, you save an item from the landfill and when you are finished with the shelves, they will compost.
I have written a blog regarding the importance of recycling previously. In this blog, I find it necessary to share some ideas related to recycling different things. So today, I will start with the concept of recycling cardboard boxes.
Cardboard boxes are a big part of our daily life. Whenever we shop for toys, electronics, etcetera, we get them. Be it big or small in some form or the other we get hold of it in our shopping. What we usually do is throw them away.
Two years back, this idea came to my mind that typically these cardboard boxes are firm, so why don’t I use them as a shelf. It was the time when I got hold of few cardboard boxes altogether. So I started working on the implementation of my idea, and it worked. They turned out to be great shelves.
So here is the method how…
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