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Composting bins: benefits, rules, & how to make your own

For a few years, I had been eyeing composting bins for the backyard. I was excited at the thought of turning things that we might normally put into the trash or the garbage disposal into beautiful, rich soil for our garden. I was, however, not excited about the price tags that I was seeing for (read more…)

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Weekend links :: May I introduce…

Photo by Fabio In usual fashion, you can peruse the stuff I’ve enjoyed this past week on my Tumblr – which you can now find at the top of this site when you click on “finds.”  I hope you glean something good from them like I have. Also, I’ve got a little announcement and curtain (read more…)

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Have a little one? You don’t have to give up weekends away

Photo by Tom Eppenberger, Jr The following is a guest post from Emma of Baby Log. We used to travel a lot. Hardly one weekend per month was spent at home; we were always hiking, camping, rock climbing and going on nature trips of all sorts. Then my son was born – and we just (read more…)

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Enough – that sweet spot on the fulfillment curve

Today is Thursday, which means it’s Book Club day!  Head over to the forums and join in the discussion.  Even if you haven’t finished chapter one (today’s reading), you can still share your thoughts about the prologue and preface. See you there! edited to add: Guys, I’m SO sorry I didn’t have the permissions set (read more…)

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Classic toys that are worth the money

Reader Sarah asks, “I’ve been thinking about getting rid of some toys. … However, since this is our first child, I’m always challenged on what we should keep for future kids, or what we should go ahead and get rid of. I hate toy clutter! What toys do you keep around?” Great question, Sarah, and (read more…)

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