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Washing By Hand

Nothing to me is more reminiscent of a bygone era of early pioneers making their own way in the world than the thought of washing laundry by hand.  215 more words

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Homestead Hoarding For The Greater Good

I have become quite a hoarder in the last few years. There is a purpose to this organized chaos; really. I swear I am not just a reality show waiting to happen. 478 more words

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Upcycled: Wine Bottle Raised Bed

I went to a party in Bellingham Washington and the people hosting had created raised beds out of beer bottles. I was so inspired that when I was gifted 250 empty wine bottles I immediately set to work on building this amazing and easy raised bed out of the donated empty bottles. 322 more words

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Zero waste with food

I’ve learned from Mrs. Green at My Zero Waste  about the shocking pounds of food we waste annually. By her bringing it to my attention, I attempt to clean out my fridge more often—because that’s really where my waste originates. 306 more words

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The Minimalist Challenge


It appears that “minimalism” has become the newest chique thing.  There are minimalist groups on Facebook, and a number of books and blogs focused on this topic.  816 more words

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#1 Moving boxes

1. Daily my mother traveled up the street to the Dollar Store or I trudged to the elementary school behind her home to pull out empty boxes from their trash and recycling bins 99 more words

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