Tag Archives: non-consumerism

What’s going Wednesday #7

Going this week: To trash (unfortunately)- 2 broken santa’s, 3 broken ornaments, and a dinosaur whose  plastic tail would otherwise impale a child’s eyeball! To donation, give away, freecycle, sell – toys, small stuffed animals, hats, and many Christmas decorations, … Continue reading

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What’s going wednesday

I am working my way through the house to “de-stuff” every nook and cranny.  I wanted a place to share with you just how much we needlessly store in our home.  My hope is to inspire you to pass on … Continue reading

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Kids Consignment Sale Season

Some people look forward to the start of football as fall approaches.  They block off all distractions on their calendars, buy chips, salsa, and beer and await each game with mania.  I  respond with the same enthusiasm to kids consignment sale season. … 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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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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Thrift Shop Stop and DIY’s

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       I found a new thrift shop this weekend.  You have no idea how this thrills me!  I was also alone, no kids on this trip. Bonus!   Don’t get me wrong, I bring my kids to thrift stores and … Continue reading

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A Message of Simplicity

On my way to work I began thinking about this blog.  Today is one of the much needed work days I was blessed with as I talked about in An Act of Love.  I am a COTA( I LOVE it)   and I … 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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Seriously, put it down!

      The obvious other side to getting rid of the stuff we don’t use or need is to stop buying the stuff we won’t use and don’t need.  That’s why I joined an on-line group called The Compact.  It is … Continue reading

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