new crayons on a surface

New Uses for Old Crayons

More than 12 million crayons are produced in the United States EVERY DAY.  THEY.ARE.EVERYWHERE.  New, old, broken, chipped, bits, wrappers.  Every cleaning, organizing, decluttering adventure leads to more.  I hate to throw them away but what to do with old crayons?  Surely there have to be tons of uses for old crayons? If you have […]

easy green changes to make

53 Easy Green Swaps You Can Make to be More Eco-Friendly

The New Year is almost here!?!  It’s that time of year when we start thinking about our goals for the New Year and all the possibilities that await us.  Maybe you want to get better about tracking your money or be healthier and shed some pounds.  Perhaps you want to spend less time working and […]

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Unique Upcycled Gifts For Every Person on Your List

Let’s talk about unique upcycled gifts!  One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, how many times have you heard that?  How many times have you been out holiday shopping and have just been stumped on what to buy?  It seriously happens to me every.darn.year!  Then I find myself buying something, just to buy something and […]

TerraCycle Pays Money for Trash

Trade Your Trash for Cash with This Amazing Company

Trash for Cash? Convenience comes at a cost.  Sure you can purchase jars and jars of applesauce but how easy is it to take those to school or the pool or on road trips?  With the invention of crushed fruit pouches, we have found an easy, convenient and somewhat mess free way to take our […]

Small Projects Using Bottle Caps

Easy DIY Bottle Cap Projects

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 […]