Yard Sale Lessons

Back in April we held a yard sale with my mom, sister-in-law & brother-in-law. This was the first time I had ever had a yard sale as an adult so it was quite the learning experience.  There are a few lessons I picked up along the way that I thought I’d share with you in […]

Giving Paper Towels A New Purpose

When I started my mission to reduce waste at the beginning of the year, the first thing I did was remove anything disposable from our kitchen: paper towels, foil, saran wrap, sandwich bags, freezer bags, straws, skewers, even the paper plates, napkins, dixie cups and plasticware typically reserved for gatherings. Even though practically every last […]

Recycling Center Tour

Earlier this month I toured my local recycling center! I was eager to see what happens with my recyclables once they leave the curb and the folks at TFC Recycling were happy to show me around. Once the truck carrying your recyclables has been weighed, it drops them off in a large pile to be […]

DIY Produce Bags

After a trip to the Farmer’s Market this past weekend I decided that it was time to have some cloth, reusable bags to be used in my shopping endeavors.  I needed something to carry loose produce (such as green beans, mushrooms, or even leaf lettuce) home in, as well as aid me in bulk purchases, if needed.  I’ve […]