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10 Ways to go Green this Halloween

Halloween has become one of the commercial giant holidays. And as much fun as it is, it generates so much needless waste. I would venture to guess it’s a worse offender than Valentine’s Day and Easter because on top of all the packaged treats, there is the single use costumes and the plethora of decorations.  We aren’t saying Halloween can’t be fun, but we could indulge a little less in the shiny commercial items while… Read More »10 Ways to go Green this Halloween

Shifting the culture of “gifts”

This is a strange post for me to write because thrifting, DIY-ing and repurposing have become so routine for my family it is hard to think back to how it started. I wanted to reflect on it though, because every time I go to give a gift to someone I automatically FEEL like I need to buy something new. And if it’s not new from a store, then new from an artisan or crafter. There… Read More »Shifting the culture of “gifts”