Houseplants that Purify the Air in Your Home

Houseplants that Purify the Air in Your Home

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Adding more green to your home can make it healthier. No, I don't mean a paint color. Houseplants that purify the air in your home can add energy and vibrancy for anyone living there. Aloe Vera Aloe has been known to be good for the skin. the gel inside the plant is great for cuts and burns, but ...

Earth Day Ideas to Use Year-Round

Earth Day Ideas to Use Year-Round

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Earth Day is upon us once again and anyone who follows my blog knows how I love to think green! So here are some Earth Day ideas that you can use anytime of year! Carpool Sharing a car with co-workers is a very efficient way to go to work. Of course try finding people you enjoy being with. ...

Upcycled Records: Giving Them a New Spin on Life

Upcycled Records: Giving Them a New Spin on Life

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Records are a huge part of our past, and still have a presence today as a vintage and classic way to enjoy music. But for some old records that can no longer play or are no longer desired there is still a place for them in this world besides the trash. That's right – it's time we add a new spin on ...

Upcycled Lamps: Shedding Some Light on Imagination

Upcycled Lamps: Shedding Some Light on Imagination

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I've been shedding a lot of light on upcycling. I think it is so important for everyone to try or at least get to know what upcycling is, as it can save so much money! This week I'd like to talk about upcycling lamps. A few weeks ago I talked about upcycling old light bulbs, now I want to show some ...

What's In the Air We Breathe?

What’s In the Air We Breathe?

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The air that we breathe is full of all kinds of different pollutants, and air quality is constantly on the decline. This does not change whether you are outdoors or you are within the safety of your own home, in many cases the air inside of your house may be even worse due to materials that your ...

Go Green: Upcycled Planters

Go Green: Upcycled Planters

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The first day of spring has come and gone and now many of us, especially those in the Northeast, are waiting for the warmer weather. But that is no reason why you can't start planning your garden. Boston, where I live, got hit hard with snow on the first week of spring and it is still a chilly 40 to ...

10 Ways People Kept Cool Before Air Conditioning

10 Ways People Kept Cool Before Air Conditioning

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Here are all ten of the ways mentioned in this article to keep cool without AC, broken down in list format! 1.  Hang materials soaked in water in breezy windows or doorways where a breeze comes through, ancient cultures used reeds. 2.  Go swimming or take a cold shower! 3.  This was a ...

Upcycled Clocks: Timeless Junk Reused

Upcycled Clocks: Timeless Junk Reused

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"One thing you can learn by watching the clock: It passes the time by keeping its hands busy.” - Anonymous Upcycling has become a very popular habit for many as it saves a ton of money and is good for the environment. I have blogged about several upcycling ideas and I have to say I keep coming ...

LED Light Bulbs: Now Is The Time To Buy

LED Light Bulbs: Now Is The Time To Buy

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The time is now to buy LED (light emitting diodes) light bulbs. For a long time they were extremely expensive which deterred people from buying them. But since prices have gone down now is the time to finally run out and get them. A blog by the New York Times says LED light bulbs are better not ...

Upcycling Old Light Bulbs

Upcycling Old Light Bulbs

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Lately I have been slowly changing out my old light bulbs for LED ones. LED light bulbs can last up to 20 years! Not wanting to throw away my old bulbs I decided to do what I have been talking about the last few weeks - upcycle them! There are so many great ideas for old light bulbs. Light Bulbs ...