-Plastic-wrapped large block of cheese. Still haven’t found an alternative.
-LED bulb package x 4. The package was mostly paper but had a plastic shell around the bulb itself. 480 more words
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I recently rejoined a delivery program that brings fresh, local, organic produce to my door once a week. I was distressed the first week when the glass jar of local honey came in a plastic bag (my guess to protect the paper label from being ruined by the moist produce and ice pack). 196 more words
Every one of my 175 students has at least one vinyl 3-ring binder. I have several myself: one lesson-plan binder for each of my preps, one first semester grade record binder, one one second-semester grade record binder, one binder of parent-contact information, three large binders of articles from various interlibrary sources, one large portfolio of my writing that my students enjoy looking through, one binder of grammar and syntax exercises, and at least a dozen (now empty) binders I’ve gotten from various professional development trainings — and this is… 679 more words
When I started this blog, I was just rekindling an obsession with the Thai language, and my first thought for the title of the blog was, “Mezzie Learns Thai.” I’d read other Thai learning blogs, and there wasn’t much to add to them but my own personal reviews of resources and my own progress. 454 more words
Over the past two months, I’ve been trying a variety of homemade deodorant recipes. As far as functionality goes, a mix of cornstarch and baking soda worked the best, but as someone who doesn’t use make-up and doesn’t want to buy a brush or pouf for the sole purpose of deodorant application, I found applying the powder with my fingers a bit messy and annoying. 326 more words