Category Archives: Environment

In Pictures: A Winter Walk in the Woods

Soaking up the solitude and the scenery in Mine Falls Park… Advertisements

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Homemade Laundry Soap – Will it Work?

I made my own laundry soap and was surprised to find it actually works better than the many name brand varieties I’ve tried.  I have a high efficiency washing machine and was a little reluctant to put my concoction of … Continue reading

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Day Five, No Sun in Sight

I just want to point out that I’m drinking hot chocolate and it’s May 18.  The plants are drowning, the grass is four inches high and I have a case of cabin fever that’s as bad as it gets during … Continue reading

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HHWs: What’s in Your Garage?

This weekend, I was planning to pack up all the old cleaners, paints, and other assorted chemicals that have accumulated in my garage over the last three years and drive them to the town dump.  I jumped online yesterday to … Continue reading

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Earth Day, Homegrown

As a mother of two small children, I often feel like I live under a rock when it comes to current events.  Sadly, I get most of my news from a small but trustworthy publication – my daughter’s preschool newsletter.  … Continue reading

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