Green, Recycled Bread and Trash Bag Rugs and Baskets

Green, Recycled Bread Bag and Plastic Bag Basket or Rug Craft
April is Earth Month and what better way to celebrate than with new ways to use old stuff. Here's a craft that I remember from when I was a kid using recycled plastic bread bags and grocery bags. Weave a rug, basket, coaster or mat. Here's how. Read More

Jiffy Professional Greenhouse Seed Starter Kit: Fun, Easy, Inexpensive Green

Green Earth Day Garden Starter Kit: Jiffy Professional Greenhouse In northern temperate zones, gardeners often start seeds indoors to prevent late frost destruction. There are many green, recycled ways to do this, but lacking adequate space, I tried a seed starter. Jiffy Professional Greenhouse kit. Read More

Free Printable Earth Day Coloring Pages and Green Crafts

Free Printable Earth Day Coloring Activities
April 22 celebrates Earth Day, formerly called Arbor Day. Need free printable Earth Day lessons and activities for your science classroom, homeschool, 4H club or scout troop? Here are links for free printable environmental science activities.
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Green Spring Cleaning and Decor Tips

Green Spring Cleaning and Decor Tips: Recycle Maps, Book Jackets, Magazine Covers for Wall Covering Spring cleaning is a great time to redecorate or remodel. While you're moving furniture and cleaning, make your work multitask. Refresh your decor with green, recycled options for wall coverings: maps, book jackets and magazine covers.
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Free Printable Endangered Species Coloring Pages

Free Printable Endangered Species Coloring Activity Booklet Earth Day, which replaces the original holiday Arbor Day is celebrated in the United States on April 22. Here's a free printable booklet, Save our Species, with information, activities and coloring pages exploring endangered species in the US. Read More

Spring Cleaning and Redecorating Tips: Frame Childrens Artwork


Spring Cleaning and Redecorating Tips: Easy, Green, Inexpensive Decor
Does your home decor need freshening up? Redecorating is expensive. Here's an idea. Is your fridge door plastered with kids' art projects? Don't toss your child's art; she labored loving to produce it. Recycle her art and decorate on a shoestring.
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Easy Memory Garden for Mother's Day, Earth Day, Memorial Day

Plant a Memory Garden for Earth Day or Memorial Day Step by step guide to create a memory garden including flowers, decor and garden furniture. Mother's Day, Earth Day, Memorial Day, Prayer garden. Read More

Free Printable Easter Crafts: Bunny, Baskets, Candy and Easter Eggs

Free Printable Easter Crafts and Activities: Color Your Own Cards, Games, Puzzles, 3D Crafts Easter is the highest season in the Christian church and the second largest national holiday in most countries. Easter has taken on a secular side. If you celebrate Easter with eggs, bunnies and baskets here free printable crafts and activities. Read More

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Freelance writer, Top 100 Yahoo! Voices, Yahoo! News, Shine, Michigan, Detroit), blogger, teacher, mom of 4, happily married 25 years. Graduated GVSU 1986, psychology/general education and special education. continuing ed up to present. Certified MI teacher. Writing Michigan history mystery, children's Gothic fantasy. Areas of expertise: education, relationships, mental health, nutrition, history, world cultures. Passions: faith, Catholic church, sustainable living, interfaith initiatives, living simply that others might simply live. Working on MA in EI education. 

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