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In the on-going trend towards mending things instead of tossing them, I decided to put some new, spiffier! buttons on to some crop pants I wear quite often (despite the un-flatteringness of the larger pair). 67 more words


Rekindling What Was Lost

Have you ever had a friend that you loved SO much but the flame in your friendship eventually died out? Maybe it was over something really insignificant and silly or perhaps it was a… 1,149 more words

Repair & Re-use Day 24th June

Your local re-use and recycling centres

There are five re-use and recycling centres (i.e. dumps/tips) available to Hackney residents to dispose of a range of household waste items including unusable furniture, garden waste, electrical appliances, scrap metal and textiles. 21 more words

May 24, 1932

Tues., 24  Morning devotions.  Dumas washes.  A lovely day & the clothes get dry. I do the morning dishes & get dinner. After dinner Grace goes out to see Mrs. 12 more words


May 23, 1932

Mon., 23  Morning devotions.  Grace goes to Burlington with Otis & a car full of plants to lay out a garden for the Holts. I sort Sunday papers & do a little more cleaning in the Pantry. 10 more words


Mending: sustainability, minimalism, and one likely repercussion

Recently, I’ve been enjoying a few interesting blogs, including one by a young woman who writes primarily about minimalism in her wardrobe, and another that tends to focus more on… 1,190 more words

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We used to fix things. We still can.

May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ. ~ 2 Thessalonians 3:5

There was a time where when things broke, we fixed them. 628 more words