Tag Archives: reuse

When I should be decluttering…

When I should be decluttering drawers, closets, bedrooms, and playrooms I was instead playing with blocks.  Well, sort of.   I found a board in the basement and some wooden pieces from a recent home project.  I decided to build … Continue reading

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What’s Going Wednesday #3

Ok so it’s actually Friday, I am a little late this week but with good reason.  My reason, well, I have been busy de-stuffing. Among the stuff going are baskets, crock-pot minus the crock, books, toys, coat, kids clothes, and … Continue reading

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Reusable produce bags

I have been looking around for reusable bags intended to for fruits and vegetable to take to the grocery store/ farmers market.  I always feel bad using those cheapo plastic bags stores supply for produce, especially when they are then … 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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Thrifty Adventures #2

 Thrifting Salvation Army style: These 2 bowls work for spring but remind me more of Fall.  Fall is by far my FAVORITE season.  This adorable wall hanging is for a little bun in the oven-My sister’s oven that is.  I … Continue reading

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Spring Mantel and Sign Project

I was featured at .  Thank You:) Another $0.00 project!  Reuse what you have, It’s amazing what you can find when you shop at home! After Christmas time my mantel is usually simply decorated.  I have noticed this pattern forming … 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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Gift wrapping with what you already have

Riddle me this:  What is a gift without the wrapping? …………….ECO-FRIENDLY!       Save yourself that extra trip to the store (and money) to buy gift wrap all while being kinder to the planet.  You already have what you need at home. This brown … 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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Think outside of the donation box

     In our efforts to lead a purposefully simplified life we continue to downsize the amount of “stuff” in our home.  I have set aside some boxes for Goodwill and/or Salvation Army both wonderful organizations.  I have a separate area for items I … Continue reading

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