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downsizing my girlie stuff [day 242]

As I stated a few days ago, I’m behind on my 2-per-week goal of creating trashograms.  Although these are fun to make, I’m finding other opportunities that have much more impact in the trash society world.  I have a few … Continue reading

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AWESOME dumpster diving video! [day 199]

This video was created for a school project by a student at the Clarion University of Pennsylvania for a Physics of Energy and the Environment class.  It’s a wonderful video on the how-to’s of dumpster diving with some alarming statistics.  Check … Continue reading

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less is more [day 163]

This week has been crazy.  There’s been no time to shop, even if I had wanted to.  This next week, I will be working on a cool project, so I’ll be keeping the blog posts short.  Here’s a preview of … Continue reading

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charitable marketing. yes or no? [day 129]

Is charitable marketing good?  I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately, as it’s a huge and fast-growing trend.  It works, but is it ethical and trustworthy? As David Frey wrote on frugalmarketing.com, “Many savvy small businesses are affiliating themselves … Continue reading

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fun photos [day 109]

Not much to report on the shopping front, so I thought I would just share a couple of photos. Recycled art project:  These were donated to FFS, cute bags of flour that were used for a school art project. Plane … 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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