Monthly Archives: February 2010

Big Yellow Taxi

You ever hear a song that you can hum along to whenever it comes on the radio, but don’t actually know the words?  Then when you start to listen to the words, you begin to understand the story that is … Continue reading

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Post-consumer vs Pre-Consumer: What’s it all mean?

Since beginning this blog and the Ferry family’s 2010 transformation, I have become a label fanatic and I diligently read everything. It is amazing what you can find hidden in the fine print. And, it’s disheartening to find out how … Continue reading

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All the goods: Some grocery store research!

Yes, you are reading the title of this blog correctly.  The research is FINALLY complete.  After many date nights that wouldn’t have been possible without wonderfully, qualified (and, free!) sitters; my mom, Virginia, my sister, Jess and even the neighbor … Continue reading

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Show me those blond roots!

Well, I like to think of myself as blond, but in all honesty, my hair color tends to be more of a dark, dishwater-blond. Don’t you love that term? You know nothing makes a girl feel prettier than having hair … Continue reading

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Green Waste – Where’d you go?

A little while ago I wrote a blog post on the changes that we have made to our waste disposal in the Ferry household.  All of these choices focus on keeping waste out of the landfill that can be used, … Continue reading

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Seattle Tilth: Composting for beginners

I feel like my latest blog posts have touched on compost and tried to share with you how amazing composting is to get rid of green waste and how beneficial this “black gold” is to your garden.  But, I haven’t … Continue reading

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Organic Dog Food – Really!?!?

If you know me or you have read my “about” page on this blog, you will know that I have two children; a 17-month old daughter named Beckett and a 10-year old German Shepherd mix named Tucker.  Both of them … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Refuse

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Refuse…huh!? Yep, you did read it correctly.  The classic three R mantra has a little something added to it.  In my last blog, I mentioned the lengths that my dad has gone to with recycling.  In … Continue reading

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Seriously, Deliriously Recycling!

If you had asked me a few months ago if I was a recycler, I would have proudly puffed out my chest, nodded with assurance and said, “Yes, I am”.  Truth is, I was a recycler, but not a RECYCLER.  … Continue reading

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