In this society, we consider everything disposable. This was not the way it was meant to be and Mother Nature is screaming for us to stop. How do we stop? We start to think of new uses for items we considered unfixable or unusable. You say you don't want junk around my house. I don't either. I am not recommending using a computer as a paperweight. I am suggesting finding another use for something that may in the end improve something.
Just look twice before you throw something away. Could it have a second life? Even Martha Stewart reuses her empty wine bottles with an alcohol server tip as a kitchen soap dispenser. It was prettier than the alternative dishwashing soap bottle. So before you toss anything out, brainstorm--you may find that the item has another use and another life.
Dawn Adams is the editor of A Personal Touch, a newsletter that will improve your marriage, family, home, and entertaining on a budget. To request a free copy send a SASE to: A Personal Touch, 24 Flintlock Dr., Durham, CT 06422 or check out our web site at http://members.tripod.com/~apersonaltouch/index.html
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