save the earth

Earth Day – Save The Soil – Inspirational Videos

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

Recycling & Upcycling, save the earth, Uncategorized

How to Make Wool Dryer Balls From an Old Sweater

The Renegade Seamstress

diy wool dryer balls

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.

diy 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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Being Self Employed, Recycling & Upcycling, save the earth, Thrift Hauls, Thrifty

My Most Recent Thrift Haul for Reselling

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

Recycling & Upcycling

DIY Dress to Boho Bag

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

Food Forest Gardening (Permaculture), Gardening

How Much Land Is Needed To Grow A Permaculture Food Forest?

Growing your own food means that you will always know what you are eating, where the food has come from, and that the produce is toxin-free! These days there are so many ways that you can grow your own produce, from caring for a few small pots on your balcony to running a farm or… Continue reading How Much Land Is Needed To Grow A Permaculture Food Forest?

Advice, Being Self Employed, Self Care, Self Improvement, Uncategorized

Creating a Little Stability in a Time of Instability

The past couple of weeks have been surreal. It's hard to believe what is happening. Each day that goes by I keep thinking the Universe/God/Higher Power has slowed us down and put a stop to the way we've been living because it's been damaging us and our environment. It's crazy that the entire world is… Continue reading Creating a Little Stability in a Time of Instability