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Now With A Gun To My Head (New Year’s Resolutions 2015, Revised List)

Now With A Gun To My Head (New Year’s Resolutions 2015, Revised List)

Oh, I had so many plans for myself in 2015. But I just now discovered that my co-director/producing partner of my beekeeping documentary is pregnant. So now I have so many plans for myself in 2015…inextricably linked to the schedule of a fetus. The kid is supposed to arrive in September, which means I’ve got […]

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Make New Friends…& Track Down The Old Ones Using Social Networking

Make New Friends…& Track Down The Old Ones Using Social Networking

2014 was a terrible year for a lot of people I care about. Four close friends were diagnosed with cancer. One of them lost her fight with it. My big lesson of 2014: Friendship is precious, but it’s also finite. My New Year’s Resolution for 2015 is to be a better friend. I will find […]

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Welcome Buzzfeed & Offgridworld Readers!

Welcome Buzzfeed & Offgridworld Readers!

Thanks for stopping by! For more posts about sustainable gardening and beekeeping please click on the Sticky Acres tab above. Happy Reading! To read the buzzfeed.com article that features my citrus peel starter pot, along with 29 other clever garden hacks, go here. To read the offgridworld.com article that features my citrus peel starter pot, […]

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Minimalist Purse Shopping For Stupid People A.K.A. How I Became An Accidental Coach Bag Collector

Minimalist Purse Shopping For Stupid People A.K.A. How I Became An Accidental Coach Bag Collector

I’ve spent approximately the entire 8th Season of Law & Order: Criminal Intent shopping for a new handbag. That show is so stupid. The villains always tell all at the end. It’s like SCOOBY DOO for adults. But back to the purse shopping. I know. It’s such a stereotypical girlie time suck-hole that I can’t […]

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Minimalist 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

Minimalist 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

This year I have two resolutions. Which is exactly twice the number of resolutions one should have for New Year’s by normal people standards. However, since I am the high empress of Mission Creep, I’ve become notorious for my overwrought and fool-hardy New Year’s goals. By the end of every year, I’m always exhausted and out of time.

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Convertible Clothes Are Not Just For Super Heroes. 7 Garments. 100+ Outfits.

Convertible Clothes Are Not Just For Super Heroes. 7 Garments. 100+ Outfits.

My closet is so ridiculously tiny that it’s been nicknamed “The Magic Puppet Theater” because my all my clothes have to fit on a four foot long rod. As a result I’m always on the hunt for new ways to streamline my wardrobe. My weapon of choice for maximizing closet efficiency: convertible clothing. Convertible clothes […]

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U.S. Propaganda Is Awesome (Happy Independence Day)

U.S. Propaganda Is Awesome (Happy Independence Day)

You can tell it’s the 1970’s, because there’s no way the United States Government would fund anything this cool now. Your favorite psychedelic Sesame Street animator, Vincent Collins, created this short film for the 1976 Bicentennial with a grant from the amazingly named United States Information Agency. Happy 4th of July!

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