No Impact Week: Focus on Food & Energy
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No Impact Week: Focus on Food & Energy

This week’s No Impact Experiment continues… as I wrap it into the goals for this Big Scout Project, I remain curious to find out how living more conscientiously can make a life wider and happier… NO IMPACT WEDNESDAY:  What’s your carbon “foodprint?” (Well, cheese appears to be my Achilles heel.) With one-third of Americans obese, we know … Continue reading

No Impact Week: First Days
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No Impact Week: First Days

Friends, if you saw Monday’s post, then you know I’m participating this week in the “No Impact Experiment” designed by Colin Beavan (No Impact Man), and sponsored by Yes! Magazine. The idea behind the No Impact Experiment is simple: by minimizing our negative impact on the health of the planet, we’ll live healthier and happier … Continue reading

Reuse, Recycle, Redecorate: Christmas Tree Door Decoration
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Reuse, Recycle, Redecorate: Christmas Tree Door Decoration

BADGE WORK UPDATE: ART IN THE HOME, DISCOVERING TECHNOLOGY I have been called crafty, but I’ve never been what you’d call “craftsy.”  It’s time to shoot for both. So we’re making a festive (!) holiday decoration while repurposing some old compact discs. And this little project satisfies tasks for two badges. For the “Discovering Technology” badge, scouts are asked … Continue reading