10 Creative Ways To Help Keep Food Fresh

If you have trouble using perishable food before it spoils, you’re certainly not alone. Approximately 133 billion pounds of food waste is generated in the U.S. each year, and a whopping 39 percent of Americans say they feel guilty about wasting food. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about…

read more

Maven Moment: Doing Laundry by Hand

Laundromats in my area have closed amid concerns about coronavirus. Now, I’m presented with a new problem. I don’t have a washing machine, I’ve always relied on laundromats. So, how do I launder my clothes and house linens? Often when faced with a challenge, I think back to my childhood…

read more

Recycling Mysteries: Tires

Let’s be honest: Tires make the world go ’round. Unless you’re a professional speed walker, your method of transportation probably involves tires of some sort. But these tires don’t last forever. Whether it’s an irreparable flat or loss of tread, eventually tires need to be replaced. Some tires can be…

read more