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Homemade Laundry Soap Recipe–It’s a Money-Saver!

March 4th, 2014 | by Julie Finn

We ALL have laundry to do (right now, probably...), but conventional store-bought laundry detergent, with its petrochemicals, optical brighteners, and synthetic fragrances, isn't great for the environment OR your skin. And the super-fancy natural stuff? Well, it's out of *my* price range, for the most part. Instead, I rely on my homemade laundry soap. It's easy to make, the ingredients cost pennies per load (about three, give or take a penny), and it's much healthier for your body and the environment than most store-bought laundry detergents


Why I Don’t Craft with Leather

February 2nd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Leather crafts are super hip right now, and as a vegan crafter, that bums me out. I'm probably going to take some flack for speaking up about leather, but the poor animals who suffer because of the leather industry can't speak for themselves


Holiday Crafts: Filled Christmas Ornaments

December 16th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Got some teeny-tiny treasures? Some scrap craft supplies? How about just some of the colored sand or rice or pony beads that your kids play with? If you do (and you totally do!), then you've got almost all the makings for an easy, special, stash-busting Christmas ornament craft



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