Posts tagged "Recycle"

Save paper with the Wipenote reusable notebook

Save paper with the Wipenote reusable notebook
My daughter loves art and I am very supportive of her creativity, except the fact that she wastes so much paper!  There are pieces of post-its, notecards, construction, computer and scraps of paper with doodles, notes, games and drawings everywhere.  By this point, my girl is pretty used to me recycling the majority of it.... Read more »

Ten genius ways to repurpose shoe boxes

Ten genius ways to repurpose shoe boxes
Recently, I took my kids to an actual shoe store (instead of buying them shoes online as I usually do).  When their feet were measured they were both a full size bigger than I had thought.  Anyway, I ended up with some shoe boxes and because it is also spring break I knew there had... Read more »

Ladies: This will change your life, save you money and help the environment

Ladies: This will change your life, save you money and help the environment
This may go under the TMI category for some of you and I apologize in advance to any of my male readers. The Diva Cup will change your life. This product (which I am in no way affiliated with) makes monthly periods so much easier for many reasons. 1. No mess.  I mean no leakage,... Read more »
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Recycle K-Cups and Grow Vegetables

Recycle K-Cups and Grow Vegetables
Amongst other worries with coffee K-Cups, my main concern is the major waste the plastic cups are creating.  I was thrilled when I discovered a fantastic use for recycling them and growing vegetables. It actually became a great project for the kids and I.  I began by scooping out and saving all the coffee grounds.... Read more »

Make Your Own Monday: Legwarmers

Make Your Own Monday: Legwarmers
The verdict on my feelings about the 80’s creeping its way back into our wardrobe is not in yet.  I can handle, and maybe enjoy, the off the shoulder shirts and leggings, but draw the line at neon and big hair.  Legwarmers are one of those trends that are very practical.  My daughter’s skinny body and long legs... Read more »

Too Much Paper

I am proud of my son’s drawings and love to see how much he is improving.  That said I cannot deal with all the paper accumulating. I admire the masterpiece, maybe hang it on the fridge in a rotating display.  Then I recycle it.   Am I going to regret not saving these and countless other pieces of... Read more »
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