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April 24, 2018 10 Comments
The Best Thing You Can Do to Your Bathroom

All Thumbs I am not a very handy person. In fact, I am what you would call “all thumbs.” Even though there are entire cable channels devoted to remodeling and do-it-yourself projects, I still get nervous just looking at a box of tools. One-Tool Wonder With some friendly encouragement, I decided I was up to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Repair, Reuse Recycle
April 17, 2018 11 Comments
What’s the Best Way to Remove Carpet Stains?

Protect Your Carpet Investment  You’ve just swept, mopped and vacuumed, and your floors look beautiful, like new almost. But then Fido tracks mud in, and Junior drops his toast on the carpet, somehow smearing grape jelly everywhere in the process. Oh well, you’ve already moved on to the laundry. . . . You’ll tackle those […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Do This Not That
March 27, 2018 13 Comments
How to Get Your House Clean Faster

6 Top Down Cleaning Tips from Pros Who Know Ever wonder how professional house-cleaners manage to go from house to house, getting them looking great without spending all day at any one residence? Thanks to Real Simple magazine for bringing these time-saving tips from some pros who know what it takes to achieve a good […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Family, How You Can Help
March 15, 2018 8 Comments
How to Be a Quick-Clean Queen

Get Any Room Tidy in 10 Minutes Has this ever happened to you? You start to clean one area of the house, but something you see there really belongs in another room. So you go to put it away, but soon you find yourself straightening up that room. Next thing you know, you’re totally derailed […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Family, Safe Havens, Water
March 1, 2018 6 Comments
5 Quick Tips for a Clean Kitchen

How to Get Your Kitchen “Restaurant Clean” Ever go into a nice restaurant and wonder how they manage to get everything so clean and sparkly? (Unless something is terribly wrong) the floor shines, the silver gleams, and all is right with the world for that brief, bright hour or so. Good restaurants understand that a […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Do This Not That, Food
February 15, 2018 2 Comments
How to Make Your Indoor Air Healthier

3 Ways to Breathe Easier Do cold temperatures have you trapped inside? As winter weather continues to blanket most of the northern hemisphere, now is a good time to go over a few how-to’s for healthier indoor air. This Healthy Living Home Guide from EWG had lots of practical advice for keeping your home’s indoor […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Environment, Health, Safe Havens
December 26, 2017 5 Comments
Could You Live in a Tiny House?

The Tiny House Girl: Doing More with Less We are fascinated by this YouTube video from Jenna Spesard, aka the “Tiny House Girl” at Tiny House, Giant Journey. In 2013, Jenna quit a job she felt stuck in to find fulfillment and adventure. Today, she lives more simply so she can travel the world and […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Reuse Recycle, Safe Havens
December 21, 2017 2 Comments
Make It Personal with a Homemade Gift

Still Trying to Get All of Your Shopping Done? Does going to the mall make you cringe? Do you break out in a cold sweat just thinking about your January credit card bill? Are you a last-minute shopper who has procrastinated too long for online shopping? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Family, How You Can Help, Reuse Recycle
November 23, 2017 9 Comments
The Buddy Bench: How an 8-Year-Old Is Reaching Out

The Buddy Bench Reduces Plastic and Loneliness Can an eight-year-old make a difference in the world? I was recently privileged to learn that not only is one particular little girl making a difference at her school, but she’s also making a difference regarding the problem of plastic pollution. Recently Norwex Sales Consultant Heidi Vance wrote […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, DIY, Environment, How You Can Help, Kids, Plastic
October 31, 2017 9 Comments
Upcycle and Never Take out the Trash Again

One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure In the age of the 5 R’s—Repurpose, Reuse, Refuse, Reduce, Recycle—we are taking a long, hard look at what we call trash. Before tossing something out, I take a moment and ask myself, “Is there something else I could use this for around the house?” Not surprisingly, the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, How You Can Help, One Less, Reuse Recycle