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Alice in Wonderland

I have been wanting to create ‘Alice’ for a while now.  I felt this doll (once made-under and repainted) had just the right look.  Then I had to figure out how to make the dress and shoes. 114 more words


Five Ways to "Green Up" your Christmas Function (and the reasons why you should)

Entertaining over Christmas?  Why not send a sneaky little message with every function that you put on by going green.  You don’t need to be preachy about it, just subtle education by leading by example in the things you use, refuse and reduce at your party. 656 more words


Featured Blog: Hate Budgeting? Reduce, Re-use & Recycle to Save the Planet & Save Money

The following blog is by Amy Jo Lauber originally published on her blog page.

Both meetings in November of the “I HATE Budgeting (But I Like Having Money)” support group were dedicated to learning how the three Rs can not only enhance and extend life on planet earth (important, since it’s the only planet known to have chocolate) but to save money, too! 857 more words


Baby Steps Forward

Still chilly and windy today.  Went outside to continue preparing my raised bed and general preparation for both tearing down my carport and building my earth bermed small house.   340 more words

Circular Economy

More Accessible Recycling at Christopher Newport


1 Avenue of the Arts

Newport News, VA 23606



To: Kevin Hughes, Dean of Students

From: Jaclyn Campbell, CNU Student

Subject: Proposal for more options and promotion of recycling at CNU… 1,881 more words


I'll reuse this later

How much do you try to be frugal, and what are your tips for doing so? What methods do you use to try to save a bit of money when you can (coupon clipping, stocking up, re-purposing things to reuse them, etc)? 229 more words

Idle Ramblings

Cardboard boxes toys

Over the past few months, during weekends and school holidays I’ve been encouraging my 8 year-old to get creative and productive with cardboard boxes as an alternative to more store-bought toys. 203 more words

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