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Netflix made me vegan.

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Jan 27, 2014 30 DAY RAW VEGAN CHALLENGE, Going Raw, GREEN YOUR: KITCHEN {FOOD - EAT LESS MEAT}, ODDS 'N ENDS , , 6 Comments

Okay, not really.  I would never call myself vegan out of respect for those who actually are.  I still like meat and butter, milk, cheese, eggs and a myriad of other things that come from animals.  I just choose not to eat them.  For now… During my three-month hibernation from the world, I signed up ... Read more

Swapdom

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Oct 24, 2013 GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, Sustainable Living, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {WASTE REDUCTION} , , , , 0 Comments

Have you heard about Swapdom? It is an online swapping community that just launched. It uses an algorithm to organize multi-way swaps, ensuring everyone gets a fair exchange. Users simply request items they love, tell Swapdom what they would offer in exchange, and then sit back and let Swapdom organize a multi­person swap for them. ... Read more

SHE WORE WHAT?! A safety pin to prevent static cling

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Dec 6, 2012 2012, Accessories, Black, DIY/MYO, GREEN YOUR: LAUNDRY ROOM {DRYER SHEETS}, GREEN YOUR: LAUNDRY ROOM {FABRIC SOFTENER}, Grey, Handbags, Home Remedies, Modern Fashion, Outerwear, Polka dot, Print, SHE WORE WHAT?!, Shoes, Skirts, Tops, Winter , , , , , 13 Comments

Every once in a while I want to shed my sweet clothes like a snake and put on a new badass skin. That usually means one of two things. My Wisconsin Skinny brass knuckle jacket or my ModCloth Like a Boss-y spiked jacket. Today, I felt like a boss-y. For some reason people look at ... Read more

DIY Olive Oil Hair Treatment

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Dec 3, 2012 DIY/MYO, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM {HAIR CARE}, HAIR, Hairstyles, Home Remedies, Make Your Own 6 Comments

Last night, Mister and I met some friends for a night of Rockabilly music in downtown Rochester.  L’Assassins and Reckless Ones being our entertainment for the evening. In the spirit of L’Assassins post-apocolyptic vixen rock, I wanted to sport an edgier hairstyle for the event.  So I teased tortured my bangs into a suicide roll of ... Read more

Got fruit flies? Here’s how to get rid of them.

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Dec 15, 2011 GREEN YOUR: KITCHEN, GREEN YOUR: Pest Control , 2 Comments

Recently our house has been invaded by fruit flies. We’re talking full-on under siege. They are everywhere and multiplying faster than the shoes in my closet. Trust me, I have a lot of shoes, so that gives you some perception of the number of flies we are dealing with.  Swarms. It is undetermined if they ... Read more

GREEN YOUR: DISHWASHER

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Jun 29, 2011 GREEN YOUR: KITCHEN {CLEANING}, PLASTIC {THE BANE OF MY EXISTENCE}, PRODUCT REVIEWS: CLEANING , , , 22 Comments

There are two things that constantly plague me in my quest to live sustainably. Deodorant. And my dishwasher. You see, I have a personal vendetta against plastic and over the last few years have worked diligently to reduce the amount I consume.  Yet try as I may, I continue to fail when it comes to ... Read more

GREEN YOUR: Scents & Sensibility

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Jun 2, 2011 Going Green, GREEN YOUR: BATHROOM, GREEN YOUR: Cleaning, GREEN YOUR: LAUNDRY ROOM, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY , , , , , 10 Comments

Last night Miss M and I went to her Freshmen Science Project Expo where the final results from their class experiments were on display.  The experiments ranged from music effects on heart rate to reactions times while talking on the phone, playing video games or surfing the internet and of course what happens when you ... Read more

DO WITHOUT {Week 2}

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Mar 25, 2011 DO WITHOUT, GREEN YOUR: KITCHEN {FOOD - EAT LESS MEAT}, USE IT UP-WEAR IT OUT-MAKE IT DO-OR DO WITHOUT , , 1 Comment

Two weeks down, four to go. How did you do? Have you settled in yet?  Are things getting any easier? I’m a bit late posting this update.  The event season is in full swing and keeping me busy.  Which is a good thing.  It leaves little idle time for shopping!  Mister and I enjoyed a ... Read more