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Month: March 2012

For the Love of Volunteering ?>

For the Love of Volunteering

Today’s post is sort of a reflection and deviates from my typical blog posts, but it’s one that I’ve wanted to write for a while. I want to continue blogging about environmental sustainability, but I also want my blog to be about my life and what I need to be happy and stay happy. When Josh and I lived in McMinnville I volunteered as much of my time as I spent at work. Yes, I was always busy, but I…

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Homemade Vegetable Stock ?>

Homemade Vegetable Stock

There are three things I like: minimal packaging, homemade food and wasting as little as possible; and my latest project encompasses them all. Josh and I make a lot of soup, which means we buy a lot of vegetable stock. We probably use three one quart containers of veggie stock every week, which equals a little more than $6 every week and really adds up over time. So, when I came across this article about making your own vegetable stock…

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