Buying Used: How to Fill Your Home with Secondhand Stuff

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: I'll admit, I have a little bit of a problem - I love to buy other people's stuff. I mean like, pre-owned, secondhand, used stuff. Granted, it's not junk. On the contrary, I love to find stuff that's in great condition that people are selling because they…

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10 Steps to a Styrofoam Free World

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Coffee and doughnuts after church, anyone? Unfortunately, since most churches probably use Styrofoam cups for their weekly fellowship, they help contribute to the 25 billion Styrofoam cups trashed every year in America alone. Styrofoam is technically plastic number 6, polystyrene. It can be accepted for recycling,…

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How to Make Coasters Out of Felted Sweaters

The following post is from Micaela of Mindful Momma: Valentine's Day may be right around the corner, but there's still time to whip up a quick gift for your sweetie. These simple felted coasters are made from re-purposed sweaters that have been shrunk in the wash, giving them new life as felted wool. Better yet,…

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Eco-Benefits of Staying Home When the Temperatures Drop

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Old man winter has finally visited us here in Northern Indiana this past week, with the high temperatures below freezing every day. Because it's so cold out we have scaled back our activities and have rarely left the house, unlike the previous week when we had…

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How to Make a Glass Pendant Out of Repurposed Paper

The following post is from Micaela of Mindful Momma: The Inspiration I'm a sucker for pretty paper. When I see something I love, whether it is a paper cut design on a calendar, a screen printed gift card, or some artsy wrapping paper,  I have a hard time resisting. And because I hate to waste,…

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Got Gunk? How to Naturally Clean Your Dishwasher

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Got Gunk? How to Naturally Clean Your Dishwasher It's the perfect time for fresh starts - New Year's resolutions, losing weight, setting yearly goals for just about every area of your life. I want to bring your attention to something which may need a fresh start…

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