Flower Bouquets

Yesterday was Mother’s Day and last week was Teacher Appreciation Week. There were a lot of flower bouquets going around! Flowers are beautiful and many people enjoy receiving and giving them. Here’s how to handle them. You can compost the extra leaves and stems as well as the petals from fresh cut flowers. I took…

Eclipse Glasses

Wondering what to do with your solar eclipse glasses? The City of Austin (Texas) will set up collection boxes through April 26 at all Austin Public Library locations and City of Austin Community Recreation Center locations. Astronomers Without Borders will then redistribute the glasses so others can have a safe way to view a future…

Mail: TheHomeMag

I don’t get very much mail but when I do I unsubscribe! Normally I start with Catalog Choice to unsubscribe. In this instance for TheHomeMag, the response was to opt out on their website so I went to their website. So grateful that they made this easy. If you scroll down to the bottom of…

Photos

I recently received the following email from a neighbor, “Can photographs be recycled? We are scanning all of ours and then discarding the photos (after we offer them to the kids).” I love getting questions! I also love that they offered their kids the option to review the photos before discarding them. Sometimes artists and crafts-people may be interested…

Thursday with Taylor

Hi Everyone! It’s been a while. I’ve missed this. I’m still here. Still doing green things, as well as too many things. For those of you that don’t know me, I am an over-volunteer-er. I love to help, especially if I feel it’s in my wheelhouse. So while I have been collecting items from my…