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9 Totally Cool Benefits of Joining a CSA

Nothing screams summer like fresh, mouthwatering produce picked at the peak of ripeness, delivered right to your plate!  Unless you’re a farmer and growing it yourself, your only option for freshly harvested produce is to hit the farmers markets.  Don’t get me wrong, I love wandering through farmers markets checking out all the brightly colored […]

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5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Camping Trip

The summer REI catalog showed up in my mailbox the other day.  It’s full of all kinds of gear for camping that you probably shouldn’t go without unless you’re me.  I hate camping!  I leafed through the catalog to pass some time before heading to the bus stop to get my daughter.  It got me […]

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Dining Out Waste Free

Who feels like cooking, no one?  Ok, we’re going out.  We usually dine out once a week.  Inevitably, there are leftovers that need to come home so we can a) get our money’s worth and b) not waste food.  Every time the waiter/waitress brings the leftovers container, I kick myself because I haven’t gotten my “restaurant […]

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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 […]

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11 Apps to Make Green Living Easier

Let’s face it, being green ain’t easy!  It takes some effort to live “the green way”, it’s a choice that you consciously must make but thankfully, there are plenty of smartphone apps to make green living easier.  How people were able to do it before the invention of the smartphone is beyond me.  I often […]

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