Small Projects Using Bottle Caps

DIY Bottle Cap Pins

100 bottles of beer on the wall, 100 bottles of beer, you take one down, pass it around, 99 bottles of beer on the wall!  You drink the beer, recycle the glass bottle but then what happens to the bottle cap?  Don’t trash it, you can recycle the bottle caps but there’s a preferred way to […]

Uses for old textiles

5 Amazing Ways to Re-Use Old Shoes and Clothes

My back and feet were always hurting when I exercised.  Must be time for a new pair of gym shoes but how can I re-use old shoes?  In 2013, it was estimated that 20 billion pairs of shoes are produced each year and of that, 300 million pairs are thrown away.  300 million each year!?!  Americans throw […]

Why How You Should Compost

Why You Should Compost and How To Get Started

Why You Should Compost Once you finish that apple or banana, what do you do with the core or the peel?  Most often, it either goes in the trash or down the garbage disposal.  The problem with putting food scraps in to the trash is they head to the landfill and decompose anaerobically (without oxygen) […]

eggshells to scrub pots, many uses for eggshells

10 Practical Uses for Eggshells!

** Disclaimer: I am a Norwex Independent Sales Consultant, I will be compensated if you purchase products linked in this post ** Do you ever find yourself wondering what to do with that pile of leftover eggshells?  I’m not talking about the couple left from the scrambled eggs you just made.  I’m talking about that big breakfast […]

bees buzzing around hive

The Population of Bees is Declining – 7 Ways You Can Help

What’s All The Buzz About? Could you live without apples or strawberries or blueberries or cherries or squash?  What about legumes or nuts?  My kids would be more than happy without squash but definitely not the others.  All this deliciousness comes to life as a direct result of the work of bees.  The population of […]