Menstrual Cups : Greener, Cheaper, + More Comfortable

February 2nd, 2011
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The problem is that products like tampons and sanitary pads create a lot of trash.  Even when you choose more environmentally friendly products that are 100% unbleached cotton or don’t have plastic attachments, those products still wind up in the garbage can.

Can you believe it?  We’re each throwing away 16,800 pads or tampons.  Over 12 million pads and 7 million tampons are heading to the US landfills alone.*  Ouch.  That’s killing our environment, and if you think about it, it’s not exactly cool for the wallet, either.

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Scrubbing Floors, Then Vacationing : A Survival Trick

January 27th, 2011
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Howdy howdy from the South.  I’m feeling like a warm, warm baked potato down here at the blogger convention.  (It’s fabulous!)

Martin claims he is not turning the tire house into a bachelor pad… well any more than it already is.  I’m a little suspicious, though.  He just got some new “school books” on Tuesday night.  But I’m no dummy.

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Organizing Paperwork that Doesn’t Need to Be There

January 6th, 2011
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I have this basket.  It’s supposed to be a really empty inbox that demonstrates how on top of everything I am because guess what – I took these pictures last night after I finished filing.  Yeah.  After.

You can see the problem.  I’m dong working, but my basket’s not empty.  Call me a glass half-empty gal on this one because I’m pretty sure… yep… it’s not even half empty.  Ever.  So much for being a filer.  This photo is all about being a PILER.

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