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9 Plants That Will Thrive in Your Bathroom


Being a plant parent can be tough when you live in a small space. After all, an apartment only has so many sunny windows. But, there’s one infamously overlooked room that can have some really valuable real estate…the bathroom! Of course not all plants do well in this humid environment, but some thrive in it. Since these plants aren’t magicians…

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8 Produce Skins You Can & Should Eat


Waste not, want not! Why add unnecessary trash to the landfills when what you’re throwing out can actually benefit you? Organic materials (like food waste) are sadly the 2nd largest component of landfills and greenhouse gas emissions!👎🏻1 So, how can you help cut down food waste? There are tons of ways! One easy action you can take is to stop…

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How to Revive a Dried-Up Mint Plant


One of the most utilized plants in my herb garden is mint! I love it for its delectable taste and soothing properties. Over the Thanksgiving break I went out of town and the poor guy was horribly neglected. The good news: he has since made a marvelous recovery! That’s right, all has been restored and there are now delicious mint…

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Driftwood Hanging Card Holder


Do you live by a beautiful beach covered in sea glass and driftwood? I do and I’m always stumbling upon gorgeous pieces. I can’t help but bring some home from time to time! So what can you do with driftwood? One cool DIY project is this card holder. It’s functional, stylish and can help you stay organized! It’s also fairly…

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Putting Away Flower Boxes for the Winter


If you’re a New Englander and have an outdoor planter (like a planter box for the bees), it’s time to put it away for the winter! Our green friends can’t survive in the winter’s cold climate, so we have to make some changes in our gardens to gear up for the winter. But fear not! Preparing outdoor planters for the…

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Never Throw Out Browned Bananas Again!


We’ve all been there…that sad moment when your bananas have reached the point of no return.👎 They’re brown, mushy and simply inedible; but, what can you do? Throw them away? Put them in the compost bin? NO! There’s a solution to stop this unnecessary sacrifice and it’s name is nice cream! Next time you run into this dilemma, don’t fret!…

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I Made a Compost Bin In 5 Minutes Today…You can too!


         Make a compost bin by following these 5 simple steps today! All you need is: •A bucket / pot / bin •Dirt •Worms •A piece of wood to cover the top of the container •Something heavy to keep the wood in place The dirt that I got came with worms in it because I took it from the…

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DIY Bee Garden to Save the Bees


              Yesterday I made planter boxes for the bees!???????   Why? You might ask. Well, over the past few years there has been a severe decrease in the honeybee population. Scientists estimate that nearly one-third of all honey bee colonies in the United States have vanished. The number of hives in the United States is now at…

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