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DIY: Hamster Bin Cage (4 Steps Practical Guide)

DIY: Hamster Bin Cage (4 Steps Practical Guide)

We think you’ll agree, our furry friends deserve the best. Any pet store can tempt you with its hamster palaces and hamster condos. But there’s no need to break the bank, to get your fuzzy prince or princess into the palace of their dreams. It’s actually much simpler...

How to buy the perfect bike

How to buy the perfect bike

If you don’t already own a bike, it’s time you did. Not only are they better for the environment than an automobile, but they are also a great way to improve your health and enjoy the outdoors. Unless you give in ice-laden land, a bike is a great investment to add...

Six easy ways to prevent food waste

Six easy ways to prevent food waste

It’s easy to toss out food once it hits its expiration or starts to look a little wilty. But plenty of produce is great for you, even if it is past what we think is its prime. Here are six of our top ways to prevent food waste and maximize your food budget. Use It Up...

Apple picking tips + fun apple facts!

Apple picking tips + fun apple facts!

If you’ve never gone apple picking, it is the perfect time of year to do it: it’s still warm, leaves are changing, and the smell of fall is in their air. Get Pickin’ Apples are an easy fruit to pick, requiring no hands-and-knees work that berry picking does. In...

Top 10 uses for good ol’ baking soda

Top 10 uses for good ol’ baking soda

Baking soda can be a life saver in the home. Not only is it incredibly common (really, where can’t you buy it?), it is also extremely inexpensive. But it does a lot more than what you think. Baking soda is a chemical compound that brings it’s wonder to everything from...

DIY dried herbs, plus vegan herb mix recipe

DIY dried herbs, plus vegan herb mix recipe

With the summer at an end and fall officially here, we are packing up a lot of our gardens and exchanging much of our produce with winter squashes and tubers, instead. Unless you live in a warm climate, we are also losing our outdoor herb gardens, and indoor herb...

How to save money in 11 easy ways sustainably

How to save money in 11 easy ways sustainably

It’s always the little things that help move us in the right direction. Perhaps we lower the thermostat a couple degrees and see our energy bill drop. Maybe we cut out out mindless snacking and our pants fit a little better. Possibly we take the stairs at work instead...