Here’s to a New Beginning To start over and find a new beginning is always difficult. Although nothing has really changed between December 31 and January 1, this new year has already had it’s ups and downs. One minute is great and just as I start skipping along whistling my favorite tune someone runs into… Read More How Upcycling Projects Gave Me a New Beginning
Upcycling in Stillwater, OK? I’m obsessed with upcycling, so I wanted to find the best upcycling solutions in my city of Stillwater. See what this small Oklahoma town offers! I have been searching for a upcycler for quite some time. I really wanted to find someone who did more than slap a new coat of… Read More Shedding Light on Upcycling Solutions in Stillwater
Looking for sustainable New Year’s Resolutions? Make steps toward an eco-friendly life with these easy ways to go green in 2018! I’ll be honest. New Years is my favorite holiday. I’m not idealist (don’t tell anyone but I actually am) but it gives you a clean break. I don’t always wait until the New Years… Read More Stillwater’s 10 Easy Ways to Go Green for the New Year
What’s Your Favorite Christmas Carol? Christmas carols brighten up the season. I would say my favorite Christmas carol is the Little Drummer Boy, Mary Did You Know and Do You See What I See. Christmas carols often get us in the holiday spirit, but sometimes they can be a bit misleading. The Christmas season is… Read More Christmas Carol: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…Garbage?
Sustainable Holiday Tips Do you want to go green for the holidays? The holidays can be difficult- ham or turkey? Skip the extra butter to save calories, but ooooh, it makes everything taste so much better. Buy a new real or fake tree or just use the same one as last year, though the lights… Read More How to Go Green for the Holidays
My Reasons to Give Thanks There are so many ways to give thanks and I hope to express that in this post. This post will serve multiple purposes. One, I want to say what I am thankful for. I used to be such a negative Nancy but I think I am finally coming out of… Read More A Day to Give Thanks
Importance of Gardening Gardening with kids has numerous benefits. They get a chance to be outside, active, and learn about nature. These benefits are good for adults too, but for developing brains, gardening is essential. Gardening with kids promotes a healthier lifestyle, not just from being outside, but encouraging them to eat a balanced diet.
The Service Learning Volunteer Center is housed in the OSU Student Union and it strives to help OSU students and facility find a volunteer project that suites them. I started this project a couple of months ago and met with the three interviewees: Katelyn Spencer, Cassandra Rodenbaugh and Nada Abd Elhadi. During this project, I… Read More Service Learning Volunteer Center
As a small business it’s essential to grab your customer’s attention on a small budget and limited time. Fifteen Seconds. That’s all you get. That is all you get to convince someone to stay and watch the rest of your video. You can spend a hundred hours on a project and have the most important… Read More 15 Seconds: How to Use Video to Grab Your Customer’s Attention
The Importance of Reducing Waste: Precycling Lessons Over the past few years, I’ve learned important precycling lessons. I hope to pass these precycling lessons and share the information that I’ve learned. What is Precycling Precycling, also referred to as reducing waste, is the practice of reducing consumer waste. It is the premise of the zero… Read More The Story Behind the Products: Precycling Lessons