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It has been over four years since I last updated the world about my Marshmallow Peeps experiment. 1,921 days later, the Peeps are still sprightly and are ready to be consumed (maybe).
One debate I avoid is the plastic-vs-real-tree debate, as the Christmas trees I have done over the years pretty sum up what I am about.
Like many new ecological thoughts and products, when you treat one problem, you create another—and that goes for water efficiency in the home.
This year, among the various gifts I will make, DIY sugar and salt scrubs will be part of the gift giving mix.
Why not use local products to make a beautiful Christmas tree? This year the theme is San Joaquin Valley with beautiful persimmons and pomegranates.
In an instant DIY (do it yourself, you know, what we used to call being “handy”) moment, I whipped up a hallway light out of my stash of hanji.
Made circa 1967, the Pierre Paulin tongue chair is in amazing condition, very comfortable and now the proud anchor of the living room here at the Fig Garden Project.
Cork tiles from Duro Design add complement the retro 1960s tile that I cannot yet bear to replace. But the linoleum had to go.
Twinkies: So what better way to celebrate an American icon by seeing how long they will last in a jar?
The silly vinyl cell phone case challenge continues as the San Joaquin Valley has entered what is the equivalent of our rainy season.
Interface carpet tiles will do their part to protect your floor and add a splash of sustainable and post consumer recycled color and texture to any room in the house.
When it rains, it pours, and so did the renovations that took the Fig Garden Project by storm. The eco-friendly renovations are taking shape!