10 Eco Friendly Craft Projects for Kids and Adults!

When my kids were young, they LOVED arts and crafts. I was always trying to find eco friendly craft projects for them to do and kept the art closet well stocked. To this day, I still have tin cans, bottle caps, scraps of material and an assortment of other 'used' items in there in case a class project comes up. Or for those moments when something on Pinterest just grabs my attention and screams out at me to get my glue gun. With Earth Day right around the corner, I thought I would put together a collection of eco friendly craft projects from my … [Read more...]

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap Recipe in an Upcycled CLASSICO Pasta Sauce Jar

Over the last few years, I have become obsessed with reusing and repurposing things I find around my house. Sure, I have been recycling for 20 years now but finding a new way to use your 'trash' is an even better way to reduce your carbon footprint. One of my favorite items to reuse in the kitchen is a large jar. There are just SO many different ways you can repurpose that jar in other areas of the house. Decorate the lids with washi tape or scraps of material and store beans and rice in them in the pantry. Small jars can be used to store diy … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Garden Markers Spoons

A few months ago I went on a bit of a thrift store shopping spree and found a package of about 30 metal spoons for only $3. Who could resist such a deal, right? I could stop worrying about my kids losing the spoons I put in their lunchbox and have plenty of them left over for a few spoon crafts. I decided that with spring coming I would make these DIY garden markers spoons to keep track of the things I plant in the garden. I have a horrible memory and I find that those little plastic markers that come in the pots from the nursery always seem to … [Read more...]