Archive | June 2012
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Become a plastic-free bird nerd with a DIY suet cage tail prop and DIY plastic-free suet cakes. We have a couple of plastic-coated metal suet cages in our yard, and they attract a large variety of birds, year-round. The Pileated Woodpeckers and Northern Flickers that we love to watch were having trouble getting their large […]
We moved into our house in the flat grey of winter, not knowing what was planted outside. When the earth warmed up in spring, we were excited to discover all sorts of flowers planted by previous occupants. Since I follow a benign neglect gardening plan when it comes to flowers, everything has been left to […]
When I went looking for plastic-free, safe, and effective deodorant, I turned first to Beth Terry and her Plastic-free Living Guide at her incredible blog My Plastic-free Life. Following her advice, I tried baking soda, plain and simple. I’d been using baking soda for years as my main household cleaner, as a skin-soother in the girls’ bath water, and more recently in […]