The Minimalist Child: Purging the Playroom

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It is possible to get your child off the consumerism cycle. If, like most parents, you have to smuggle old toys from the house like a drug mule, here’s how to make the switch to a simpler, healthier, more sustainable life.

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How to Make a Swedish Log Stove

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The Swedish Log Fire is a safe, resilient way to create the ultimate cooking fire. Whether it's a starry, starry night, or your're mired in rain, wind or snow, the Swedish log is going to cook your dinner like a boss! It couldn't be easier to make and it's a real feather in your camping hacks quiver.

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DIY Upcycled Halloween Costumes

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The scary season is almost upon us and if you've just realized you only have a week to get your costume together, then relax. We have some amazing DIY Halloween costumes for every family member.

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Why Leaf Blowers are the ‘Devil’s Hairdryers’

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David Dudley coined the phrase “The Devil’s Hair Dryer” when referring to the ubiquitous leaf blower. Now cities like Santa Monica, Palo Alto and Newport Beach are issuing bans on leaf blowers in an effort to reduce noise and air pollution.

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