How to Use & Dispose of Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)

A couple of weeks ago, one of the goals I suggested for reducing home energy usage was to switch from using regular (incandescent) light bulbs to CFLs (compact fluorescent lights).  CFLs are more expensive to purchase up-front, but they will last much longer than regular light bulbs, use much less energy, and therefore save you (read more…)

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Weekend reading

Homemade One-Size Cloth Diaper Pattern & Wipes Recipe :: Keeper of the Home The Myth of Monthly Payments :: Money Saving Mom Decorating with Serving Dishes :: Nesting Place Works for Me: Medicine Spoons :: Rocks in My Dryer Inspired by Life: Finding Your Style :: The Inspired Room And while you’re enjoying your weekend (read more…)

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Sunday Links: In Like a Lion

March is here, and brings with it a sense of relief and hope; darkness will give way to light, and the earth will live and breathe yet again. I hope you’ve enjoyed the articles on gardening so far; we have a few more yet to come, so stay tuned. Tomorrow marks the one-month anniversary of (read more…)

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Big rocks first

The concept is simple: You have a jar, and you need to fill it with rocks of different sizes. The most logical way to make sure they all fit is to first place the big rocks in the jar, and gradually follow with smaller rocks, until you top off the jar with the pebbles and (read more…)

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Green & Gorgeous: Water-Based Nail Polish

Welcome to the first post in a new monthly series here at Simple Organic: Green & Gorgeous. The first Friday of each month will be focused on eco-friendly beauty. Sometimes, I might highlight a current green beauty trend, or perhaps provide new tips for old techniques. Living the healthy green life is important, but there’s (read more…)

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