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Shared Economy: Traveling with the Help of Strangers

by Agatha Maxine

I’ve just arrived at the south west of France for the first time ever by carpool. The French couple that drove me here were strangers that I contacted through Blablacar, a website that provides a platform for people to travel around with others heading towards the same destination for a cheap price. 1,260 more words

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The Problem with the K-Cup

If you work in an office, have a busy schedule and drink coffee everyday… then there is a good chance that you used a share of the 9 billion Keurig K-Cups that were sold last year! 376 more words


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


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


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


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 chic thing.  There are minimalist groups on Facebook, and a number of books and blogs focused on this topic.  816 more words

Travel Theme Challenge