Category Archives: non-consumerism

Deck the Halls!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..around here.  I really enjoy decorating our house for Christmas.  I love the warm home-y feeling a house has when filled with red and green, this and that’s.  I have not and will … Continue reading

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You can influence companies to go green.

When it comes to the environment, every bit helps.  EVERY bit helps!  You can make a difference even when it seems that everywhere you turn someone is working against you.  We can influence large companies and businesses to change.  Tell them we … Continue reading

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Organizing it Green: Craft Supplies

With a burst of creative energy came the need to organize all my craft supplies.  I don’t have a craft room but with 2 little ones I can’t really hang out in a room that’s all my own anyway.  Mr. … Continue reading

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My Compact Year! The first quarter

     I have mentioned several times before that I am a member of The Compact.  The basic concept of “The Compact” is to join others in a challenge to buy nothing New for one year with only a few exceptions.  You … Continue reading

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Feb. Food Challenge Results

     Well, March is finally here and so my food challenge has come to an end.  We spent the month of February eating down our pantry and freezer and buying only fresh food items like milk, veggies, fruits, and meats. … Continue reading

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Repurpose; Shop for free

Shop in your home.  Before going to stores to pick up stuff needed look around your home first and get creative.  Become a mindful consumer.  Every item we purchase new comes with its own carbon footprint.  Go green, grab  a … Continue reading

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