I’m Ordering a Holiday Card That Helps the Planet!

Every year, I write a post called Gifts Feel Good to Give..& Recieve that lists companies that donate a portion of their profits to charity. This year, I thought I’d look for holidays cards that are made by companies that give back. Most of the companies that I found only had predesigned cards. I was looking for a company […]

2021 Gifts That Feel Good to Give..& Recieve

Also Read: 50+ Fun Family Games Every year, I put together a list of companies that give back. With all the spending that goes on in December, why not spend in places where you’re spreading a little good too. These companies donate a portion of their proceeds to different causes and non-profits so you’ll feel good giving […]

Where to Recycle Holiday Lights

It’s that time of year! I take out my holiday lights, ready to string them around my Christmas tree only to discover numerous strandas that are beyond repair. But don’t just toss them! String lights can be recycled. Christmas lights are made from copper, glass, and plastic all which can be either recycled or reclaimed in some way. They are also dangerous to animals […]

Where to Recycle Fluorescent Lightbulbs

Did you know Lowe’s recycles compact fluorescent light bulbs? Lowe’s also accepts plastic bags, rechargeable batteries, and cellphones! Incandescent light bulbs are ok to throw in the trash with the other household items. They’re not considered hazardous waste, but it’s still a good idea to wrap them up in paper in case they break. Fluorescent light bulbs […]

Tips’ DIY Halloween Costumes

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite DIY costumes–some easier than others. By Our TipsFromTown Staff Have a fun costume you’d like to share? Email us a pic so we can add it to our post! Channel Your Inner Charlie Brown Is there anything more traditional than making a ghost costume from a sheet? You can cut […]

The 10 Best Modern Neutral Exterior Paint Colors

I have been doing a lot of exterior consultations the past few months, which I love. Exterior color is one of the biggest challenges for a lay person (i.e. not an architectural color designer like me, so basically 99.99% of homeowners). Among other things, a lot of consideration has to be given to the amount of sunlight your home gets […]

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough. And I’ve made it for my kids too. It’s soothing and always seems to give some relief! It can’t hurt, anyway! Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because […]

Gifts That Feel Good to Give..& Recieve

Also Read: 50+ Fun Family Games Every year, I put together a list of companies that give back. With all the spending that goes on in December, why not spend in places where you’re spreading a little good too. These companies donate a portion of their proceeds to different causes and non-profits so you’ll feel good giving […]

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