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cool art made from junk mail [day 207]

I got an awesome little gift a few days ago, unexpected and very much related to trash society.  The gift?  An origami box with a photo album inside, all made with junk mail and paper stuff from the recycling bin.  Check it out… Advertisements

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addiction? maybe… [day 168]

One of my favoriet scriptures is James 4:17. 17 Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it. I have so many ideas in my head, many of which are goodwill ideas.  I … Continue reading

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inspiration boomerang [day 138]

My friend Becca, out in California, had a great blog post last week. cookieandclaire.blogspot.com She said my blog had inspired her and she’s planning to do Christmas a little differently this year… all handmade gifts.  Well she has inspired me … Continue reading

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recycling the recycling conversation [day 19 & 20]

On day 14 of the challenge, I blogged about a recycling program I set up at our church building.  I have received some emails about my “free recycling program”, challenging me with the question, “Is it ethical?” Let me start … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 12 & 13 [toilet paper]

Not much to report for the last two days, as I’ve had to work.  I went grocery shopping and I did have to buy the propane refill for my grill.  Yep, nothing too exciting. I would love to share a … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 11 [shopping, parties & second-hand stuff]

Still no desire to shop… although it has only been 11 days.  The nice thing about this is that I have a little bit more money in my account than I usually do.  Not a lot, but a noticeable amount. … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 6 & day 7 [materialism & a project for kids]

I’m back home from my trip to Mexico and back into my much too busy routine. I don’t have any shopping challenges to report, however I am uncomfortable with my very comfortable life. There is one thing I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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