Earth Day 2012: Environmental Myths & Facts

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” -Mahatma Gandhi These times we are in can be confusing because so much information is at our fingertips any time we want it.

Benefits of a Push Reel Lawn Mower

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.” ~Marshall McLuhan A little more than a year ago we moved out of our condo with a patio and moved into a house with a yard. As usual, the home didn’t

Eco-Friendly Flower Bed

“The supreme reality of our time is…the vulnerability of our planet.” -John F Kennedy Yard Waste day in our neighborhood can bring a lot of free raw materials for many projects.

Environmental Benefits of Composting

“Only after the last tree has been cut down …the last river has been poisoned …the last fish caught, only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.” -Cree Indian Prophesy Composting is a no-brainer because it provides us with free fertilizer

I’m Gaga Over Earth

“I live halfway between reality and theater at all times. And I was born this way.” – A few months ago, a friend asked if I could draw her those weird Alexander McQueen shoes that were worn by Lady Gaga in her Bad Romance video.

A Piece of Paradise on Cork

“Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.”  -Standing Bear

Consider The Praying Mantis for Pest Control

“Don’t blow it – good planets are hard to find.” -Quoted in Time If you are uncomfortable with wasps or spiders helping you with garden pest control you do have another option. The Praying Mantis is a natural born killer

How to Make Books More Decorative

“A house without books is like a room without windows.” – Heinrich Mann We know what you’re thinking – YES we could have chosen a more attractive fabric! HAHA!!! So funny, but oh well! It was mostly for demo anyway. Another thing, we would never deface a copy of Gone with the Wind for this […]

Beach Style Vase from Wine Bottle

“One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach; one can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh We drank this bottle of wine so you fine people would have something pretty to look at! Speaking of that, I’m going to have to come […]