Posts tagged as: re-use

Greening The Little Things: A Homemade + “Hack” Round-Up

July 11th, 2011 - posted under: The Farm » Home

Glass straws are one of my absolute favorite plastic replacements. Read more here. This month we’ve made it our mission to finally find alternatives for some of the less conspicuous, but nevertheless wasteful, objects in our lives. For example, this whole idea was inspired by my desire to replace my paper coffee filters with something [...]

DIY Homemade “Scrubbies”/Scouring Pads

July 7th, 2011 - posted under: The Farm » Home

As you may have noticed, I’m sort of on a constant quest to reduce my waste and find creative ways to repurpose disposable items. And this month, that mission is especially present in my mind. Which is why, dear friends, this little hack brings me so. much. glee. I do most of my produce shopping [...]

A Watering Can Hack For Newspaper Pots, The Tragedy Of Thinning Seedlings, And Getting Ready To Head Outside

April 21st, 2011 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

I think this is some sort of squash. But maybe it’s a cucumber? No, squash I think. Watering This year I planted all my many sprouts inside of homemade newspaper seed pots. I adore this little DIY project because it upcycles old newspaper and it means I don’t have to buy any additional paraphernalia. However, [...]

Glass Straws By Glass Dharma: Review And Giveaway! (Closed)

January 26th, 2011 - posted under: Furthermore » Reviews

You may think this is a picture of a pretty straw, but the truth is I’m just showing off MY NEW VITA MIX!!! I’ve written my share of reviews in my day, and most of them have been raves. I guess I’ve gotten lucky! But long-time readers are probably wondering – when’s the inevitable flop? [...]

Easy DIY No-Sew Leg Warmers & Hand Warmers

October 26th, 2010 - posted under: The Fashion » Clothing and Accessories

Last week I posted a tutorial for baby knee pads, but what about us big kids?! A couple of readers requested my method for homemade leg and arm warmers, and I’m more than happy to oblige. Here’s the thing: It’s so easy! To make leg warmers, you start with an old sweater (thrift store!), like [...]