Solar Lights

by Valerie Mae Diola April 5th, 2015 Easy Ideas, Shopping

I have a latest shopping addiction. No, it’s not shopping for clothes and bags but solar lights! I can’t get enough of solar-powered things, especially solar lights.

Don’t you know that there are many wonderful benefits you can get from solar lights? They save you money and energy, and they are also very friendly to the environment.

Solar lights come in many variants. There are solar yard lights, solar spotlights, solar shed lights and even solar Christmas lights!

Solar lights are budget-friendly because it can lessen the cost of your electricity bill.

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Grow a Veggie Garden

by Valerie Mae Diola April 4th, 2015 For the Kitchen, Outdoor Ideas

Every time I see a pumpkin, I remember not Halloween but my grandmother. She used to grow her own veggie garden with lots of pumpkins in her backyard. She used to make pumpkin soup. Now that I’m living far from her, I wonder if I can grow my own veggie garden, too. Here’s what my granny told me:

  1. Place your vegetable garden near a water source and with access to sunlight. Vegetable crops need a lot of water and sunlight everyday.

  2. Plant
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3 Rs for Christmas

by Valerie Mae Diola April 3rd, 2015 Easy Ideas

In my country, the Philippines, you can feel the Christmas season as early as September. Some people start to decorate their homes with Christmas trees and lights; radio stations start to play Christmas songs; and shopping malls start to display Christmas items at affordable prices.

Some people like to hoard Christmas items as early as September or October to spare themselves from crowded malls during December when most people do their last-minute shopping. This is also the time that prices for Christmas decorations are still affordable.

I’ve known a few people who buy new Christmas decorations

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Family Planning and Fish Pollution

by Lisa Stauber April 2nd, 2015 Pollution, Reduce

Caring about the environment means caring about our local waterways. Polluted waterways damage ecosystems, harm animals, and are an early sign of impending ecological disaster.

Unfortunately, many people don’t think about how the choices they make in everyday life affect our water quality. Many products used by Americans every day are damaging sensitive fish.

Artificial contraceptives, such as the pill, are a major cause of chemical pollution. A growing concern among scientists is the fact that so many synthetic human hormones

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