The Dirty Truth About Littering

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The other day I received an email from David, owner of Cleaning Services Group in the UK. That’s the United Kingdom, if you didn’t know. He’s passionate about the disastrous effect littering has on our planet, and after reading his message I decided to help spread his message.   Did…

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Energy Conservation in the Home

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As our children and grandchildren get older I think more and more about what kind of world will be left for them when my generation is gone. This infographic by guest author Philip LaRosa provides some tips for conserving energy in the home, which is good for the budget and…

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Aluminum Duct Tape Plant Markers

A couple of months ago I developed a new obsession: Pinterest. Ohmygoodness did I fall in love! Pinterest is all about pretty pictures and short descriptions – in other words it’s an ADOS girl’s dream. ADOS = Attention Deficit… Oh Shiny!   It wasn’t long before I had a nice…

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Summer Fashion Tips to Save Money

Please welcome guest author Jenna back to My Happy Crazy Life. Today she is sharing some tips for looking great while spending less this summer. Like all of Jenna’s posts, the only benefit I receive besides the great tips is time saved. With summer right around the corner, thousands of…

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Go Green – Cut Down on Junk Mail

Please welcome guest author Jenna back to My Happy Crazy Life. This is not a paid post; the only benefit I received besides Jenna’s tips was time saved from having someone else write the post. Last month, I shared a few ideas on how to go green this spring and I…

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Vinegar Does Everything!

Several years ago Teacher and I decided we wanted to find more natural ways of cleaning than the chemical-based products we’d been using. At the time there weren’t very many “green” alternatives available and the ones we could find were really expensive, so we decided to try regular old white…

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Ways to Go Green this Spring

Please welcome guest author Jenna, an occasional blogger who loves to spend time with her friends and family. Her blogging interests vary from the Green Movement to parenting. This is not a paid post; the only benefit I received (besides Jennifer’s tips) was time saved from having someone else write…

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Reversible Coffee Sleeve Tutorial

Coffee sleeves are eco-friendly, and make great gifts! You can wrap one up with a coffee shop gift card, or whip up some matching reusable snack and sandwich bags for a great lunch set. The coffee sleeve in this tutorial is part of a set I made Cowboy for Christmas…

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