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Diving for Dollars

Everybody has a favorite uncle. Mine was Uncle Harry. He and Aunt Elsie couldn’t have children of their own, so he showered his nieces and nephews with extra attention. 328 more words

Lauren: Dumpster Diving (Again)

We were dropping off some trash when I saw it–an enormous rosemary bush. We’re talking huge. I had to have it!

I admit that there is already a rosemary plant in my yard, but you can’t call it a bush because it only has a couple sprigs on it. 209 more words

The 3 R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)

Black Leather Coach Bag: November 2013

Found this small leather handbag in a dumpster last November. Doing some research, I found out that it’s called the “Coach Classic City Bag” and costs over $200 new… 16 more words

Dumpster Diving

Thrown Away

One fateful day right before summer break, I saw someone throw away a perfectly good coat into a dumpster. Seeing how nice it was, I decided to fetch it out. 187 more words


Earth Day: Upcycled Bread Clip Picture Frame

When we our Earth Day celebration last year I was determined to start doing more upcylcled crafts. I laid out the challenge of the Destash Bash with that in mind, but I… 401 more words

Earth Day

Art keeps me sane

I consider everyone an artist. Whatever you do, with passion and joy. It’s art.  I’m often asked. “What kind of art do you do?”

That’s like asking me what my political views are. 304 more words

Mystery Art

So I’ve had this piece of art (90% sure it is a pen drawing) since I was a kid. My dad apparently found it in a dumpster while doing some work on the KU campus. 71 more words