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7 Cool DIY Toys you can Make with your Kids

Teach your kid some mad skills, have fun and make cool toys from used materials. These awesome upcycled toys and recycled toys are an easy and fun way to introduce basic electronics, photography, woodwork and science techniques.LED throwies by InstructablesMake your own LED throwiesAdd a splash of color to your home or neighborhood with...

DIY Pesticides for your Garden

So let’s start by saying applying pesticides that are designed to make bug’s stomachs explode are bad for humans too. Since you, your kids and your pets live and play in the garden or eat the veggies and fruit that come out of it, let’s not ingest anything that will give you cancer. Now...

6 DIY Compost Bins that are Borderline Genius

You have the power to create your own incredibly rich soil with the scraps from your kitchen. Mastering the ‘dark art’ of composting is like having a super power. It not only makes your home greener, it also takes the sting out of throwing away food that has passed its sell-by date. And come...

How to Stop Black Fly Bites from Itching

It’s two in the morning and you’re awake and scratching at those super irritating black fly bites. Some of you may also experience swelling or get painful welts from the bites of these dreaded beasties. There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get...

Last Minute DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

‘Tis the season to get creative. Use your skills to create unique DIY Christmas gifts for those you love. Here are some great homemade Christmas gift ideas to make everyone merry! These great DIY green Christmas gifts use upcycled or recycled materials which make them kind on your wallet and on Mother Nature. Recent studies...

31 DIY Christmas Trees made from Recycled Materials

The carbon footprint of commercial Christmas tree farming, harvesting, distribution and disposal is astronomical. According to data from the Nielsen Research Foundation, approximately 21.6 million real trees and 12.9 million artificial trees will be purchased by U.S. households this Christmas. A study by the American Christmas Tree Association found that consumers would have to keep an...

19 Upcycled Christmas Ornaments You can Make Yourself!

Avoid spending money on holiday decorations this year and make your own DIY Christmas ornaments. You can have fun with the family and create memories that you can keep on your tree every year. These amazing upcycled Christmas decoration ideas are easy and fun!Upcycled lightbulb snowmenUpcycled sweater bird ornaments – hand sew these little...

Natural Black Fly Repellents

Its black fly season and if those little critters are taking chunks out of you, there are ways to fight back. Traditional chemical repellents don’t do the trick and are full of harmful toxins, but there are some natural ways to beat back those little beasties. Watch the video here or follow the recipes below;Greenmoxie’s...

Eco-Friendly Cleaning that Saves you Money

Maintaining a clean and healthy living space is important to every family. While cleaning routines will certainly vary from one home to another, there are some tactics that are beneficial to everyone. The harsh products that graced cleaning cabinets in the past are now known to pose hazards both to your personal health and...