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SWANCC Trashy Fashion Show

The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) is hosting an Educational Expo and Trashy Fashion Show from 10 am – 3 pm on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Oakton Community College… 200 more words

Events

It's Garage Sale Trail Time


Today marks the 4th ever Garage Sale Trail.

The “Garage Sale Trail is a national program that’s about sustainability, community, commerce and fun!” By holding garage sales on the same day, in the same areas, the program aims to reduce waste and promote reuse and recycling amongst the community. 167 more words

Events

Tin box for jewellery display

That can’t be easier! This is a nice display idea for putting your rings and stud earrings in order. You don’t need many things to have, not even much time to spend on doing this. 99 more words

Handmade

Bottled Water

Unfortunately we pay for free water.

Taking a humorous approach, Jim Gaffigan1 pokes fun of the bottled water craze. “I feel silly buying it though…How did we get to the point that we’re paying for bottled water? 337 more words

Bottled Water

Do you give second-hand presents?

As an advocate of all things second-hand is it fair that I should give my friends pre-loved gifts too? I recently purchased this  book through the charity book buying site: 373 more words

Charity Shops

Wax Paper Re-Usable Sticker Book




Got this idea from my daughter bursting into an emotional cry over her stickers being used up. Devastation of a 4yr. old! So, I made a book out of wax paper. 199 more words

Tips & Ideas

Apple overload tart

Seeing as I’ve trialled and tested making pastry, I though I’d attempt it again and make an apple tart. I didn’t drop this one either so that was amazing anyway! 208 more words