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Diatomaceous Earth for Dust Mite Infestation

Diatomaceous Earth for Dust Mite Infestation

| March 27, 2014 | 6 Comments

If you ever run into the unfortunate situation of having a mite or flea infestation, don’t immediately buy harmful chemicals as the first line of defense. Those chemicals are just as dangerous as the mites. Get rid of the infestation using naturally occurring diatomaceous earth. Here’s a Short Story Not too long ago I had […]

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Why is My Aluminum Foil Dissolving?

Why is My Aluminum Foil Dissolving?

| May 8, 2009 | 4 Comments

Back in the old days, aluminum foil was used to wrap just about everything.  Kids went to school with their lunch box fully packed with sandwiches wrapped in aluminum foil.  Pickles were wrapped in aluminum foil and so were the homemade snacks.  Just about everything we carried in our lunchbox was wrapped in aluminum foil […]

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Save the Ducks

Save the Ducks

| May 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was in the middle of preparing dinner and realized that I needed more mayo for the meal. I asked my daughter to get me a jar from the pantry. She pulled out three jars of mayonnaise, which were all attached by a three-ringed hard plastic holder that was inserted around the necks of the […]

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Take a Walk on Trash Day to Reinforce Your Green Efforts

Take a Walk on Trash Day to Reinforce Your Green Efforts

| May 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

To anyone who thinks that the recycling efforts are a bit overwhelming and is contemplating quitting the living green lifestyle, my suggestion is to take a walk around your neighborhood on trash day. Take a look at the contents in your neighborhood’s recycle bin (Just a look. Don’t go poking around in your neighborhood’s trash). […]

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Those Pesky Egg Cartons – How to Recycle So Many of Them?

Those Pesky Egg Cartons – How to Recycle So Many of Them?

| May 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was about to throw the egg carton away and I looked in the recycle bin and wondered, “What else can I do with an egg carton?” After all, I’m trying to live a greener life, I can’t go around throwing away all of the egg cartons. So, I decided to get on the internet to […]

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Pearly Whites, Smooth Cheeks and Water Conservation.

Pearly Whites, Smooth Cheeks and Water Conservation.

| May 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Rather cryptic title, but knowing that this blog is all about making green choices, you’ve gotta guess where I’m going with this entry. Yep, it’s all about water conservation and turning off the faucet in the morning when you brush your teeth and/or shave. I’m not going to spout statistics of how many gallons of […]

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The Composting Mindset

The Composting Mindset

| May 12, 2007 | 0 Comments

Thinking of becoming a composter? Stop, before you run and purchase a composting kit, or better yet, before you dedicate a portion of your yard for a compost pile stop and think. Composting is more than an activity. It’s a mindset and a way of life. Thankfully, going green is getting much more exposure. Daytime […]

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