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Recycle With Style: DIY Upcycled Mason Jars

Add style to your mason jars!

You’d be pleasantly surprised at how much time and money you can save by shopping in your recycling bin. Many of us will feel inspired to purchase storage containers to keep small items in, such as: rice, cotton balls, buttons, pencils, markers, kitchen utensils and other mini trinkets, especially after we see a beautifully structured room on Pinterest or showcased in a magazine.

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Being Conscious of your Animal Tourism

How to plan an animal-friendly vacation or adventure

It’s an unpleasant topic, but animal cruelty in the tourism industry is widespread and incredibly heartbreaking. Problems ranging from neglect to outright cruelty and abuse are common around the world where non-human creatures are used as entertainment for humans. If you’re looking for vacation and travel fun that’s also cruelty-free, and concerned about the kinds of experiences you choose for yourselves, check out our tips for enjoying all the amazing creatures of the planet without inflicting unkindness.

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Gardening With Your Kids

Simple, kid friendly gardening tips for creating mini gardeners and planet lovers

Children are fascinated by the miracle that is a seed’s transformation into a green plant. Make your gardening hobby into a teaching opportunity for your kids to learn about the planet. Get them involved from the very start, even before the snow melts! Read to your kids about gardening and let them plan as you prepare for Spring! Then when it’s finally time to get your hands dirty, follow these guidelines:

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