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Would decluttering save you from buying a new appliance?

Life here on Earth presents an astonishing array of abundance.  There’s so much stuff that we can gather to fulfill not only our basic needs but also our more frivolous desires and, perhaps, our need to feel prepared for meeting future needs. 1,448 more words


Easy Costume for Dr. Seuss Day

It’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday!  This is the day to enjoy reading a Dr. Seuss book, no matter how old you are.  Stop by your local library and look for one you haven’t read before!   442 more words


This Week on Triogenius: Free Stuff For Students

Some sources that provide freebies for students, college and otherwise… Could you use free admission to an orchestra performance? (Think credit for that Music class) How about a place to meet? 10 more words


How to support Girl Scouts without buying cookies

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time!  I was a Girl Scout from second grade all the way through high school, I am a Lifetime Member, and I was a leader from 2002 to 2010.  943 more words


After the Holidays

Sounds crazy, but with the Christmas season, my birthday and the bazaar (which was kind of a wash) added to increased bone and nerve pain from just plain over doing it, but I actually made it to the New Year! 336 more words

Autumn Leaves: FREE Mulch to Nourish Your Garden

Winter’s cycles of snow and thawing can erode the soil from your yard.  Especially if there’s any slope, your carefully enriched topsoil may wash downhill, uprooting perennial plants. 798 more words