Thrift Store Bargains

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I love to recycle. In fact, I recycle everything I can—cardboard boxes, newspapers, bottles, plastics, and cans. I guess it’s a good thing that the recycle container from my city holds sixty-five gallons of my empties. But I want to talk about a different kind of recycling—thrift store shopping. To me this is the ultimate… Read More

When Life Gives You Lemons

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When Life Gives You Lemons Make lemonade right? Yet there are many other uses for the citrus fruit. And I’m not talking about putting it in our water or using it to cook. In these days of ‘being green’ and pitching in to do our part to nurture the earth, lemons offer a natural way… Read More

Back to School: 3 ways NOT to give in to peer pressure

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Every summer, it happens. As day after glorious day of summer vacation dwindles, so does the time of our children’s summer “freedom.” Somehow the routines that we held so closely during the year have been forgotten, and it’s almost Thanksgiving break, it seems, that we feel like we’re almost back on track. Advertisers have been… Read More

More Misconceptions About the Amish

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  Last January I wrote a post on general misconceptions about the Amish. It turns out I had misconceptions about some of the misconceptions, lol. Thankfully readers helped me sort some of those out. I’ve been thinking more about misconceptions lately, mine in particular. Mine show my ignorance. Or assumptions I don’t even realize I… Read More

Eco-Friendly Home Improvements to Save You Money | Tina Hamilton

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Home Improvement always seems like a difficult task to tackle. There are some many things that can go wrong and we all want our homes to look as good as they possibly can. Not to mention the extreme cost that always seems to accompany most home improvement projects. There’s got to be a better way… Read More

How to Find Time to Clean!

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How to Find an Hour’s Worth of Cleaning Time in the Random Moments of Your Day I don’t have hours a day to clean . . . although since I have a college-aged son, a husband, a grandma, and three kids six-years-old and under at home, I wish I did! Instead, I’ve developed the habit… Read More

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