Uncommon Uses for Ice Cube Trays

Ice is an interesting subject for contemplation. They told me that they had some in the ice-houses at Fresh Pond five years old which was as good as ever. Why is it that a bucket of water soon becomes putrid, but frozen remains sweet forever? It is commonly said that this is the difference between the affections and the intellect. —Henry David Thoreau | By … Continue reading Uncommon Uses for Ice Cube Trays

Organize Your Life: Repurpose Tea Infusers

The purpose, where I start, is the idea of use. It’s not recycling. It’s reuse. — Issey Miyake | By Amelia Stolarz | They call them tea infusers. I call them mini strainers. How many of these little silver items do you have sitting around your kitchen drawers? I have two. Most often I steep my tea from teabags, and those little strainers don’t get much … Continue reading Organize Your Life: Repurpose Tea Infusers

Organize Your Life: ‘Tidy Up’ with this Book

| By Amelia Stolarz | I’d like to tidy up the entire planet. I would go anywhere if there were something that needs tidying. -Marie Kondo We wake up each Jan. 1 with a resolve to reclaim the lives we put aside during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Each of us has a different idea of what that will be – healthier … Continue reading Organize Your Life: ‘Tidy Up’ with this Book

DIY Holiday Wreaths

| By Chelsea Swart | It’s CHRISTMAS (almost)! My ultimate favorite time of the year is the holidays. From Thanksgiving to Christmas, I remember growing up being just giddy with joy, happiness, love and of course, presents. I can already smell the Christmas candle burning while yummy cookies are baking in the oven… With all of the wonderfulness of the holiday, it can also bring … Continue reading DIY Holiday Wreaths