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Refashion an Old Birdcage as a Garden Planter

I bring home a substantial amount of crap. In my head, there is a vision, but the side-eye I receive until the finished product is presented is substantial.

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: Found Object Necklace

I love upcycled jewelry. There’s something about the mystery of found and recycled objects that make them one of a kind.

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Science

Reduce Your Waste ““ Scientifically!

In two weeks, all of us will be turning over new leaves, or at least replacing our calendars with the most recent versions. For those of us who like to plan, now is the perfect time to think long and hard about which New Year’s resolution to grab hold of and follow. I humbly suggest […]

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Science

Returning to the Three “R”s: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

When it comes to environmental sciences and policy, waste is a huge issue. We keep producing and we have no idea where to put it all. From the birth of the environmental movement, the three “R”s of reduce, reuse and recycle have been drilled into our minds. The amount of waste diverted to recycling has […]

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Ladyguides

The Lazy Lady’s Guide to DIY: Lamp Shade Magazine Makeover

This week I set my DIY-sights on an unoffensive but extremely boring lamp shade that resides in my living room.

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Ladyguides

The Lazy Lady’s Guide to DIY: Frame Makeover

I’m going to start out this week’s DIY with a promise: next week’s project will not involve white spray paint in any form, lest I have to rename this series “Allie Spray Paints Junk White to Make It Look Less Junky.” Pinkie swear. Now on to this week’s project!