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Rude Cabbage Worms and Remedies

July 17, 2011 in Gardening
Last month, I noticed a white butterfly fluttering around our garden. I immediately found it's activity to be quite suspicious. It would not go away. There was something in our garden that tickled it's fancy. I, however, didn't know it was about our beloved cabbage. Two weeks later, I suppose, I started to notice teeny… Read More »

Be Kind To Earth: Starting A Garden

April 22, 2011 in Gardening - 11 Comments
This year, we are planting a small raised bed and container garden in our backyard. Having a garden a couple of steps outside of our kitchen, we'll be able to enjoy and appreciate fresh, pesticide-free produce. Admittedly, I don't know what I'm totally doing. I'm still doing some research. I've grown tomatoes, bell peppers, romaine… Read More »

Essie Nail Colors Hit Walmart Shelves

January 22, 2011 in Primp - 1 Comment
This year, I am rebuilding my nail polish collection, making sure that I only buy colors that are 3-free (free of formaldehyde, DBP, and toluene). I've been ordering a lot of my colors online because it's easier to do that than blindly shopping in the cosmetics section without being completely sure of what's in my… Read More »

Art Every Day: Repurposed Crayons

November 27, 2010 in Kids - 10 Comments
While doing my Thanksgiving cooking last Sunday, I decided to get a little crafty. We had done some serious house tidying since we were toddler-free. I had been picking up broken crayons from every nook of the house. Frustrated, I began tossing them in the trash. Quite often, I tend to start tossing things that… Read More »

Sell. Thrift. Repurpose. Repeat.

September 9, 2010 in Uncategorized - 9 Comments
I am already in week three of my sustainability challenge. Time sure does fly. In my last post, I touched on a few of our sustainable actions at home and some that we need to work on. Well, using the cloth paper towels surely have been a challenge, especially since there are still paper towels… Read More »

Our Sustainable Actions & Room For Improvement

September 2, 2010 in Homemaking - 5 Comments
So, here I am in week two of my sustainability challenge. In my last post, I shared what living a sustainable lifestyle meant to me. It's all about doing what works for my family and our needs. We come first, and then we gradually work on the environmental aspects, second. There are many things we… Read More »

Sustainable Living & What It Means To Me

August 26, 2010 in Homemaking - 2 Comments
Sustainable Living. It's a topic that often erupts a stream of overwhelming emotions. Where do I start? I was first influenced to start "going green" about a year before I became pregnant with Jayden. I started using CFL bulbs and I attempted using reusable shopping bags. I thought doing these things were so cool. I… Read More »

Sheena

I'm an island girl at heart, unbothered old soul, and minimalist with extra tendencies. At my best, I love what I do... I want to encourage you to do the same, too. Live your best lives amidst trials and triumphs by crafting a life you love and deserve. Happiness is Iriemade❣ Read more...

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