Monthly Archives: February 2013

Behind The Stacks

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Behind The Stacks

Anti-Valentine’s Day Movies Valentine’s Day is marked by a variety of celebrations. There are those who will enjoy a candlelit dinner, a surprise bouquet of roses and expensive gifts. For every one of those, there are at least ten people who will empty a box of wine and Kleenex while watching Pride and Prejudice, and…

Making Ripples

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Making Ripples

Upcycling Toilet Paper Rolls for Valentine’s Day By Amanda Bancroft Broke for Valentine’s Day? Luckily, being environmentally friendly and cheap go hand-in-hand. Just like that, you can make a toilet paper roll look like a store-bought candy box! Yes, really. It’s a bit tricky, but almost infinite variations are possible, and this craft project is…

Making Ripples

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Making Ripples

Productive Pets By Amanda Bancroft Most people consider chickens to be the quintessential productive pet, and enjoy their birds just as much as they enjoy getting an egg for breakfast from the hens. But can other pets contribute to an eco-friendly household, too? Absolutely! Whether you live on a farm, a homestead or in the…

House of Blurbs

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Phil Sees No Shadow According to the website of the Groundhog Club out of Punxsutawney, Pa., the following poetic proclamation was announced on their website Feb. 2: Punxsutawney Phil, the King of the groundhogs, seer of seers, prognosticator of prognosticators, weather prophet without peer, was awakened from his burrow at 7:28 a.m. with a tap…