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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?! To the interview

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Oct 20, 2010 2010, 60's Fashion, Accessories, Autumn, Black, Dresses, GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, Handbags, Hats, Legwear, Modern Fashion, SHE WORE WHAT?!, Shoes, THRIFT SCORE WHORE, Thrifted, Vintage , , , , , , , , , 7 Comments

esterday was a special day.  I had my first blog interview!  It was for an upcoming issue of Coulee Region Women.  CRW is a regional home and healthy living magazine for La Crosse, WI.  That means local people could start reading my blog!  Exciting … and odd.  I’m still getting used to the idea of ... Read more

Unchartered Waters

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Jul 28, 2010 2010, 40's Fashion, 50's Fashion, Accessories, DIY/MYO, Dresses, GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, Hats, Plaid, Print, Red, SHE WORE WHAT?!, Shoes, Summer, THRIFT SCORE WHORE, Thrifted, Vintage , , , , , , 3 Comments

I have reached the point where buying vintage clothes “as is” is not enough.  Now I look at things and think, “Yeah, that has potential. If I took it in a little here, shortened there, it could be fabulous.” A needle and thread still scare me, the sewing machine leaves me clueless, but I’m always ... Read more

Thrifty Green Thursday – Grow FRESH air

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Oct 9, 2008 Going Green, GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM, GREEN YOUR: OFFICE, GROW DAMNIT! , , , , 3 Comments

The air inside your home may be up to 10 times polluted as the air outside. Considering we spend 65% of our time in our homes and up to 90% of time indoors all together, the quality of air we breathe is something to think about. Pollutants enter our homes in a variety of ways. ... Read more

Clearinghouse – Junk in my trunk.

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Sep 29, 2008 GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY} , 0 Comments

Purge list: t-shirt drawer cami drawer work out drawer pajama drawer underwear drawer & bra/swim drawer sock drawer junk drawer Junk drawer. Last on the list to purge my dresser is the junk drawer. Most people have one of these in their kitchen. Mine just happens to be in my bedroom. Kitchen organized, bedroom not ... Read more

Clearinghouse – Sock it to me!

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Sep 16, 2008 GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY} , 2 Comments

Purge list: t-shirt drawer cami drawer work out drawer pajama drawer underwear drawer & bra/swim drawer sock drawer junk drawer Sock drawer. Ahhhh yes… my sock drawer. I saved the worst for last. Well, last of the clothing in my dresser anyway, I still have the junk drawer to do. I have been dreading this ... Read more

Clearinghouse – Down to my skivvies.

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Sep 12, 2008 GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY} , 7 Comments

Purge list: t-shirt drawer cami drawer work out drawer pajama drawer underwear drawer & bra/swim drawer sock drawer junk drawer Underwear & Swim Drawers Well folks, I never thought I would be telling you about my underwear, but I am. As embarrassing as that is, the contents of these two tiny drawers is even more ... Read more

Thrifty Green Thursday – MYO Drawstring Backpack

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Sep 11, 2008 DIY/MYO, GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, GREEN YOUR: KIDS ROOM, Make Your Own, Projects, Repurpose , , , , 11 Comments

Need a bag? No problem. My daughter entered 7th grade this year and has to start changing for PE class. In need of way to transport sweaty gym socks without stinking up her entire back pack and reduce the mountain of clothes recently purged from her closet we decided to combine the two. She picked ... Read more

Clearinghouse, The Series

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Sep 3, 2008 GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY} , , 0 Comments

Purge list: t-shirt drawer cami drawer work out drawer pajama drawer underwear drawer & bra/swim drawer sock drawer junk drawer Pajama drawer. Ooh, I have reached the half way point of clearing out my dresser. [Pause for celebratory dance.] At the rate I have been purging I may no longer need my dresser. [Ooh, ooh. ... Read more

Clearinghouse…still

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Aug 27, 2008 GREEN YOUR: BEDROOM {CLOSET}, YOU CAN DO IT: SUSTAINABLE LIVING {VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY} , , 3 Comments

Purge list: t-shirt drawer cami drawer work out drawer pajama drawer underwear drawer & bra/swim drawer sock drawer junk drawer Workout drawer. Looks like next on the purge list is my workout lounge wear drawer. Okay, let’s get real here. Sure this drawer is full of “workout” clothes, but closest I have come to “working ... Read more