Category: Natural World

Constructive Purging

No, I haven`t lost my mind. I`m not talking about bulimia here, (which is destructive, let me tell you) but rather the getting rid of material junk. That`d be possessions, mind you. I`m even being more specific than that. Since it is Spring, and a lot of things are getting pruned, I turned that same

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Native Gardening

Some Inspiration I was reading an article about native gardening in the February/March edition of the National Wildlife Foundations magazine. I saw a few good ideas for incorporating such a creature in your yard slowly, so as not to disturb or shock the lawn only neighbors. It kind of inspired me to share my little

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Amazing Household Tricks

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle I was scrolling through my reader when I stumbled upon these amazing ideas! Of course, they are now all third hand, as the post I saw wasn`t the original instance of these ideas either, but this is still pretty awesome! Such nifty ideas for reusing basic items in a useful way. I

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This Distance Between Us

I made a room divider.  The super cool amazing thing about this is that it is made with my favorite material: card board! It is 4′ tall and 1′ wide, and is layered in a cardboard core, a layer of cork on top, and burlap with a scrolling pattern in sky blue on top. The

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Mirror, Mirror, on The Wall

I know a lot of you are still anxious about last week’s preview post, though a lot of people seemed to think that the riddle was fairly easy. Don’t remember it? I can do a repeat for you here: When you see me, I see you. What you see is all turned about for me.

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Madame Zarina sees boxes in your future. LOADS of boxes!

Moving boxes, that is! That is because I am imminently moving! Sure, it is just down the hall, but when you`ve lived in one place for the past twelve years, it`s a big deal. On the other hand, it is pretty exciting that I get to have a ton more closet space and room to

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Cardboard and Hoovervilles

Ode to Cardboard. The magnificent feature and terrible creature, we all throw it out when our refrigerator comes about. Junk to remove, hated, you are rude to this material we can`t live without.          Speaking of the woes of the under appreciated material, I believe it is time cardboard earned some love. Your love! Because

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