Category Archives: Sustainability

Laundry Soap Revisited


Here is my original laundry soap recipe post. However, I have been tinkering with it over the last few months and find this recipe works a little better for me.  Fels Naptha was a little harsh on my nose and … Continue reading

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Plastic – In Our Lives


I have begun a love affair with glass.  It began with my second son being born when we decided to use glass bottles instead of plastic.  Then I began canning and using old jars I found for art projects.  As … Continue reading

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I like where this is going . . .


Do you ever look around at your life and you can see you’re heading somewhere good?  This month I decided I would try to hand make all the gifts I gave for birthdays in July (we have a lot in … Continue reading

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Easy DIY Clothesline


If you are interested in putting up a clothesline to save with laundry costs and help with environmental stewardship, then you should read Sarah Rae Trover’s blog on building one for $5! We used her diagram to install two outside and … Continue reading

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DIY Laundry Soap


I have come to the conclusion that Little Kidlet has very sensitive skin.  It seems to dry out and turn red very easily and with the latest purchase of All with Oxy his knees, elbows and cheeks turned very red … Continue reading

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Dada Piece


For my Film, Literature and Consumer Culture class we had to make a Dada Collage.  My teacher gave us absolutely no parameters, saying it could be as small as a postage stamp or as large as a poster board.  I … Continue reading

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The Day That Seattle Thawed


Last Friday was a momentous occasion.  Seattle finally broke 70 degrees.  Birds were singing, people were skipping and fountains spewed chocolate and gold.  Ok, well maybe not that last part, but it was truly a sight to behold.  So the hubs, … Continue reading

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