Category Archives: sustainable living

Our weekend out of town; The Story.

Our weekend;   The Story.  I have a peridontist appointment about every three months, in a town about 2 + hours from where we live.  So we have turned it into a weekend getaway, and a visit with my mother who … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Seed Tapes

http://www.instructables.com/static/flash/viewer.swfMake Your Own Seed Tapes – More DIY How To Projects

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Book; American farmhouses : country style and design

American Farmhouses: Country Style and Design by Leah Rosch My review rating: 3 of 5 starsI like to study the architecture of homes of bygone eras. View all my reviews.

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Book; Forgotten Household Crafts

Forgotten Household Crafts by John Seymour My review rating: 4 of 5 starsFrom the point of view of someone who grew up in Europe, it was more intriguing to read not only the how it was done, but the perspective … Continue reading

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Link of the day: vegetarian opportunity

Kathy Freston at Huffington Post Excerpt: If everyone went vegetarian just for one day, the U.S. would save: ● 100 billion gallons of water, enough to supply all the homes in New England for almost 4 months; ● 1.5 billion … Continue reading

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Rural life offer’s MORE choices, not LESS

The link to the entire origianl article is in this post’s title above. The writer, Linsey Knerl – wheverever in rural America she is living – describes herself as a “Stay-at-home Home-Educating Mama of four, I’m just cheap!” The article … Continue reading

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Doing Something Positive – The Urban Pioneers are doing it, so can we!

Excellent video encapsulating wide array of concepts in Sustainable Living. These Urban Pioneers got a jumpstart back when it was called self-sufficiency- meaningful living, abundant living, simplistic living, getting off the grid. And they go even further back … see … Continue reading

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No Impact Man blog – urban New York family experiment – one year of no impact

Well good for him and his wife and their small child. He decided to put into action and action plan to reduce his family impact on the environment – in the urban setting of New York city. Instead of mouthing … Continue reading

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The ‘Victory Garden’ still has meaning for today’s generation

I have long believed the WWll concept of everyone having a ‘Victory Garden’ of their own has more meaning for us now in these times in a quite different way. In the time of WWll, individuals grew Victory Gardens as … Continue reading

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I found a couple of sites today where it looks like people are taking consuming less, conserving more, being environmentally conscientious to the next levels – trying to find alternatives to being purchasing consumers. I love it, because quietly that … Continue reading

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