Tag Archives: DIY

Making soy milk — Part 2

I didn’t mean for yesterday’s post to be a teaser.  I really thought I’d actually be writing about making soy milk, but when I sat down to write, there was just too much background and context for one post.  But … Continue reading

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Making soy milk — Part 1

Looking back, we’ve been talking about making our own soy milk for over two years now, when a friend first offered to let us try her soy milk maker.  For one reason or another, it took me quite awhile to … Continue reading

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DIY midtail cargo bike

UPDATE (9/10/14): Matthew rode this fully loaded (i.e., Gabriel in the seat, plus loaded panniers on the rear rack) yesterday, which turned out to be too much weight in the back. He was fighting to keep the front wheel on … Continue reading

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The gardener never rests

Guest post by Matthew, AKA Farmer Brown It’s March 3rd, and there’s an inch of ice on the ground and single digit temps outside, of course nothing’s going on with the garden, right? Well, actually, over the weekend, I harvested … Continue reading

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Seed starting: Make a functional, affordable heat box

Special guest post by Matthew Functional, Affordable Seed starting heat source . . . I’ve used this one with great success and reliability for four sets of plants now.  We set our thermostat pretty low in the winter, so the … Continue reading

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Wedding dress rescue

I’ll start with a brief recap of my wedding dress saga.  In an effort to be both green and frugal (i.e., not spend a ton of money on a dress that I would only be wearing once), I was determined … Continue reading

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