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Living a zero waste lifestyle with a family of 5

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Zero waste is a movement that is gaining traction around the globe. Bloggers, activists, suburban housewives and trendy New Yorkers are actively excited about reducing their environmental footprint by producing no waste. I know, zero waste, what does that even mean? These zero wasters are creating just one jar full…

Living in a bus house

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You’ve heard of Tiny Houses, now meet the people who turned a bus into a house. Julie Puckett lives in a bus with her partner Andrew. The concept, inspired by tiny houses, struck Julie years ago and she did some research to see whether it was doable or not. Here,…

Practical things to do for an eco-friendly home

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Being eco-friendly starts with us, not the kids. While schools have programs that focus on the environment, these things can be easily negated if we, as parents, don’t continue it at home. So in our home, we try to do little things that we can sustain. We didn’t grow up…

5 easy sewing projects

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Ever wanted to try your hand at sewing? Here are some very easy ideas you can start with. They’re useful, cute and good for those beginner’s hands. Remote control caddy – This is handy for those pesky remote controls that keeps getting swallowed by the couch. Also, it may be…

8 habits for your kids to keep them safe from burglars

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In today’s crazy society, teaching kids good habits around personal and home security is vitally important. As a locksmith, I often see that a simple security routine can be the difference between someone breaking into your home, and your kids and possessions being safe and sound. Routines are a great…

Tiny houses down under

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The Tiny House movement has been quietly spreading around the country. Although they have different sizes, different layouts and made from different materials, they all have one thing in common – they are, well, tiny. Tiny Houses make use of every possible space in the house. They are practical and…

One jar of waste

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Erin Rhoads from The Rogue Ginger has a famous jar. It is full of her waste – all two years worth of it. She doesn’t use the red bin that the rest of the country does because she doesn’t need to. Here, we talk to Erin about why she took…

Declutter your home

Declutter your home and free your mind

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Do you feel overwhelmed about how much there is to do, and how little time you have? Are you always shifting piles from one spot to another to eat meals, prepare for guests or clean your house? Do you get embarrassed about the mess and make excuses when people visit? All of…