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They don't make them like they used to

I needed to replace a hook on an item of clothing, and reached into my sewing box – actually a Plano tackle box and pulled out this card with Hooks, eyes, and loops. 212 more words

Life At Home

Progressive Heritage's Best Bits from 2014

We have almost reached the end of the calendar year so it’s probably a good time to have a brief look back to remind ourselves of key events that have helped or shaped the  282 more words


Fried bread

Today I want to explain to you one of the ways we have to give some use to the bread that is a bit dry. We make fried bread, that latter on we eat with some soup, vegetable pureé… 56 more words


Launching the Open Education Handbook

This morning I am taking part in a hangout to launch The Open Education Handbook, a collaboratively written document published by Open Knowledge Foundation for which I acted as the editor for the most recent edition. 393 more words


Reused and upcycled outdoor setting

It’s that time of the year and I’ve been stormed under with work, christmas prep and all the rest. I’ve had this post sitting in draft format for too long so I’ve decided to get it out onto the interwebs so that I can sleep better knowing my precious readers have some new words to rest their eyes on - 371 more words


Inspiration on PBS KNME in January 2015

New Mexico’s PBS station KNME will broadcast the documentary film WATER BLUES GREEN SOLUTIONS in January 2015.  The film presents US cities that are using stormwater to generate resilient landscapes in public parks, school yards and along streets.   288 more words


Love me a glue gun and a crocheted doiley

Yesterday, we trimmed our Christmas tree and I realized that we didn’t have anything to go on top!  A couple of years ago I got a silver star from the Dollar Store as a temporary tree topper and had tried to modify it with glitter, which ended up being very tacky (and not in a good tacky kind of way.)  So, in a burst of glue gunning, I covered that silver star with a crocheted doiley that I had snagged at Value Village!   137 more words