Sunday, 18 August 2013

A Chore Chart Instills Character in Kids

From HomeDepot blog
We’ve invited lifestyle and decor bloggers to give us their take on The Home Depot’s monthly Do-It-Herself Workshops. On Thursday, August 15, 2013, the DIH Workshop in Home Depot stores across the country will focus on How to Make a Chore Chart, presented by Martha Stewart Living. Here, busy mom and blogger Jen Schmidt shares [...]
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How to Create Your Own Painted Rug

From HomeDepot blog
  Express your style by creating a colorful painted rug. It’s an easy DIY project that will brighten up any outdoor space. Our step-by-step instructions will take you through how to make this DIY painted rug from a canvas drop cloth. You can also download the instructions and print them out. Skill Level: Novice Time: 24-48 [...]
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Green gyms

Tips from Friends of the Earth
If you enjoy exercise but don't fancy the gym, a great alternative is a 'green gym', where you can get involved in practical conservation work, such as planting hedges or maintaining community gardens. Find out more and search for a green gym near you.
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Natural air freshener

Tips from Friends of the Earth
Try essential oils to make your rooms smell sweet, instead of chemical air fresheners. They're really cost-effective as you only need a few drops in an oil burner. Alternatively, put a few drops topped up with water in a spray bottle or plant mister.

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National Marine Week 2013

Tips from Friends of the Earth
The UK's marine environment provides a haven for some fascinating wildlife, such as basking sharks, grey seals, puffins and dolphins. If you want to explore the seashore, discover dunes and wallow with whelks, find out what's going on in National Marine Week.
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