Archive | August 2011
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In the interest of spreading the love of pie as far as possible, while keeping our collective plastic footprint as small as possible, I offer this: A very easy and very tasty recipe that works with all sorts of fruit, Polly’s Perfect Blueberry Pie You ought to click on that link and print yourself a […]
At the beginning of our Month Less Plastic, I made a batch of marshmallows less plastic. That was back when we were sure summer really was going to happen. We were looking forward to long warm evenings around our fire pit, roasting marshmallows while our bat box residents flapped around above us snacking on mosquitoes. […]
This is even easier to mix up than the DIY Dishwasher Detergent… It’s not really soap, and it’s not necessarily entirely plastic-free, but this will clean almost every dish in your kitchen sink. And here is all you need… Plastic-Free Dish “Soap”: Baking soda Essential oils. I like 10 drops each of Tea Tree and […]
So much for my nay-saying ways! I knew it was possible to make dishwasher detergent, but I was sure it wasn’t possible to make dishwasher detergent that would work in our incredibly hard well water. And I wasn’t convinced it would be possible to get the necessary ingredients without a pile of plastic packaging. I […]
My mother made yogurt for us when I was growing up and I remember having that as an option for school lunches. Back then I hated being the only one with home-made yogurt in a plastic thermos from home, instead of the regulation peanut butter and jelly on squishy bread. Now I’m having a great […]
Technically, we’re done with our 2nd Annual Month Less Plastic as of today. Since I took a bit of summer vacation from blogging during the second half of our experimental month, I’ll be catching up over the next couple of weeks. Yes, that’s right! You can look forward to exciting posts about: Making your own […]