If I Had The Money

We have a special post from a guest blogger, Stephanie M. Grayson, today.  Thank you, Stephanie! My commute to work can take anywhere from 25-40 minutes, depending on the morning rush-hour traffic. My car only gets 24-26 miles-per-hour. I have lots of places to go, and friends to see, once I do get off of work. What does that equal
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DIY Cardboard Chandelier

Ask any imaginative child, a cardboard box isn’t really a cardboard box; it’s a rocket ready to blast off into outer space or a secret hideaway invisible to the outside world.  As we grow older we tend to forget that a cardboard box is more than just a packing tool, so today let’s get imaginative and create a classy silhouette
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‘Tis the season

For Farmers’ Markets! If you haven’t made your way to a farmers’ market yet this season, here is some inspiration to get you out there this Saturday! Food, like so much else, is a part of the global system. The mainstream food production-distribution network starts on large, industrial farms, where monocropping (in the case of fruits and vegetables) and factory
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I Want to be Recycled (.org)

Sometimes the thought of recycling can be overwhelming, the rules of sorting and where to do with it all deters many from participating at all.  Luckily there is an easy to navigate, easy to understand website to help us learn all about our recyclables and what to do with them. I Want to be Recycled dot org is an excellent
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Mother Snapper

This gorgeous lady was spotted on campus last week.  The Hardin Valley pond is an ideal habitat for the common snapping turtle, whose scientific name is Chelydra serpentina.  These turtles can live up to thirty years in the wild and longer in captivity.  They have strong, muscular bodies and are too big to hide inside of their shells when confronted
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