Tip of the Week – Oxygen Bleaches

It’s laundry time again & you have a nasty stain on your bright white shirt! Instead of using a chlorine bleach, which is extremely harmful when released into the environment, think about using an oxygen or hydrogen based bleach. What are Oxygen Bleaches? Oxygen bleaches are materials that release oxygen for cleaning and bleaching of… Read More »

Homemade Cork Stamps

Got any extra wine corks sitting around your kitchen? I sure do! I always collect them, but I never know what to do with them. Until I ran across this awesome little craft site that gives a great step-by-step tutorial on making cork stamps from old wine bottle corks. Not only is this a super… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Park Your Car In The Shade

When it is hot outside try to park your vehicle in a shady spot. This will help you save on fuel in 2 different ways. The first is the obvious of keeping your vehicle cooler, which means you’ll run your air conditioner less, resulting in a substantial savings. The second is that it helps decrease… Read More »

Bamboo As A Fabric

Bamboo is an excellent natural sustainable resource used for many different uses including food, building materials, and even some medicinal applications. One of my favorites is to use it as a fabric. Bamboo fabric is made from the pulp of the bamboo grass, and is remarkably strong & resilient, yet amazingly soft & silky. Bamboo… Read More »