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Tip Tuesday

When I try a new product that may seem a bit costly to use I immediately look for a way to make the new product myself. Buying it once at retail is one thing, buying it every month at retail is what kills the monthly budget.  Below are a few tips and recipes for items you can… View more

Recipe Thursday

Two things that I personally strive to do for my family: save money and live better (not the way Walmart suggests it though!).  Below is a recipe for a household item that will save you money and reduce toxins in your life. Plus, it has many more wonderful uses!

Tip Tuesday – Holiday Edition

Every holiday season that rolls around I’m faced with the gift-giving dilemma.  Most of my family members don’t really need anything, however I like to give gifts of thanks to those I love so I’m always challenged with what to give to each person.  This year I’ve come up with something new….

Friend Friday

Today’s friend interview is Michelle Plucinsky at Furnace Design Studio and The Glass Academy in Dearborn, MI.  This is where I learned to use the torch and make glass drinking straws.  If you live in the area we highly recommend visiting them during one of their studio shows – like the upcoming Holiday Show on Decemeber 3-4.

Tip Tuesday

One great way to save money and reduce the impact on trash and recycling programs is to reuse.  Instead of purchasing new containers for storage or on-the-go drinks look around to see what you can reuse!  Below are photos

Friend Friday

It’s the end of the week! Let’s celebrate with our friends! Here’s a little profile of a Strawesome friend who is also a entrepreneur:  Erin Romero with TotalLifestyle.com. We love her tag line, “Feeding the mind, body and spirit with what you need to live a happy and healthy lifestyle.”

Tip Tuesday

I want to share a little green living tip that will also save you some money this Tuesday. Baking soda is being marketed like crazy these days. In toothpaste, laundry detergent.. it seems like everything has the power of baking soda in it!