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  • Daisies

    I have a big wildflower bed that I planted last year in the middle of the backyard. It is coming up real well this spring. There are some small orange flowers that are surprisingly fragrant. The catnip has gotten huge in just the few weeks of spring we have had. The daylillies are growing, although […]

    May 24th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
  • Made some laundry detergent

    Okay, I finally made myself a big bucket of laundry slime. I used a bar of Fels Naptha and this recipe. Although I goofed and put twice as much borax. But I figured it will just help soften the water and shouldn’t hurt anything. The detergent makes absolutely no suds at all! I was concerned, […]

    May 6th, 2008 | Filed under Save The Earth Stuff
  • Reusable shopping bags again…

    I was shopping yesterday at Meijer and the lady in front of me had her own reusable shopping bags. That’s great! But…I couldn’t believe it when she mentioned to the cashier that she had paid $20 for one of them! The cashier looked up at me just as I looked up at her and all […]

    May 6th, 2008 | Filed under Save The Earth Stuff
  • Meijer Reusable Bags

    Even though I don’t work at Meijer anymore, I still shop there all the time! They have some really great reusable shopping bags.

    May 2nd, 2008 | Filed under Save The Earth Stuff
  • Reuse Plastic Shopping Bags

    Crochet plastic bags into something new! Gather up all those pesky plastic shopping bags and make them into yarn – watch this video:

    May 1st, 2008 | Filed under Save The Earth Stuff
  • Make Cheap Laundry Detergent

    Good Sudless Laundry Detergent Ingredients: 5 gallon bucket – I use the big bucket that came filled with cat litter 1 bar Fels Naptha soap, grated 1 cup Arm & Hammer washing soda (NOT baking soda) 1/2 cup borax 1 large pan 1 big spoon Directions: Put 4 cups water into pan and warm on […]

    May 1st, 2008 | Filed under Household Recipes, Save The Earth Stuff
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