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Transform Recycled Jars into Holiday Decor

Stop! Don’t send that glass jar to the recycle bin quite yet. Instead, doll it up, pop in a tea light, and add a bit of shine to your holiday. Use them scattered to brighten the household, or make eight…

Guest Post: Victory Garden

You may know Christina Le Beau from her excellent blog, Spoonfed. Or you might follow her on Facebook. But today, I’m happy to have her guest posting about her recent experience with vegetable gardening. Here’s Christina: I’ve gardened for years,…

October Challenge: Make it a Homemade Halloween

I have a confession to make: my kids have never had a store-bought Halloween costume. Also? Neither did I. Call it a family tradition or call it frugality, but in the end it makes for a more sustainable holiday tradition….

PlanetBox Lunch Boxes

PlanetBox Lunch Boxes

I received a PlanetBox for review purposes. If you send kids off to school every day, you know just how hard it is to pull together a zero-waste lunch. And if you’re trying to skip plastic? That doubles the difficulty….