environment

Is Snow Safe to Eat?
When I was a kid I ate a LOT of fresh snow. It's just frozen water right? Well, no, not really. When snow is falling through the sky it's picking up pollutants along the way, such as soot and dirt. Also found in snow, depending on where it comes from: mercury, formaldehyde, nitrates, pesti…
Maine Winter Hack
Here in Maine we have dealt with cold winters as a part of life, and one of our realities is warming up our cars on frigid mornings. When it gets super cold we set our alarms 10 minutes earlier to do just that. Cheers went up when remote car starters hit...
Candy Wrapper Crafting! [VIDEOS]
Our house is cluttered with colorful candy wrappers, and I wondered what could be done with them. I turned to the crafty YouTubers for inspiration. I was not disappointed!
How about a wallet to go with that purse...
This is a great craft for our next slumber party...
A Better Way to Get Rid of Fall Leaves! [VIDEO]
Yesterday I spent an hour leaf blowing and barely made a dent. We have so many leaves! The forecast is for heavy rains over the next couple days, so I really wanted to get them up and out. I've made the mistake of leaving our leaves until the spring, but there are so many that my grass is …