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On being busy: Think differently

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“How are you?” “Busy!” Being “busy” is a common response for many of us when we are asked how we are today or how things have been.  Between careers, family and friends, passion projects, and keeping up with daily life, our schedules – along with our minds – often feel packed to the brim.

3 yard decorations made with junk


We all know how quickly the costs of landscaping, flowers and plants can add up, so why spend a lot on backyard accessories?  This summer, jazz up your yard without spending a cent by decorating with the junk you can find around the house. Tin Can Bird Feeders Materials: a clean tin can with the…

Your recycling questions answered!


Did you know that the average American generates almost 5 pounds of waste per day but only recycles 1.5 pounds? Let’s change that. This article was originally posted on America Recycles Day, and to celebrate, here are the answers to some of your commonly asked recycling questions: