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My White Flag

On February 3, after we had eaten up all the bread that had come pre-wrapped, we started our countdown for 30 days without bread wrappers. Then last night, we stopped again. This time for good. I knew it was time … Continue reading

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A Confession

Dear Mother Nature, I must confess. I have not once kept my promise of avoiding disposable bread wrappers. I am so, so sorry. Really I am. Now, I knew it would be difficult over the holidays, especially when we were … Continue reading

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The Quest for Reusables

Perhaps finding a sustainable solution for soda is going to be easier than my quest for a sustainable bread solution. Yesterday, I went to one of my favorite grocery stores (The Village Market) to see what soda’s they sold in … Continue reading

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Thirsting for Change

More than 20 years ago, I went on a mission trip to Roatan, Honduras. One of my favorite memories from that trip was stopping at a little corner shack and asking for a “Fresco de Banana.” Mmm…In all the years … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Gift for Mother Earth

Merry Christmas, Mother Earth. For the past six months, we’ve been working on a little present for you, and it’s finally ready! From now until at least the end of January, our family will not be disposing of any sort … Continue reading

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Not Alone in My Bread Wrapperless Quest!

I have found another blogger who shares my interest in finding alternate ways to store bread! (Actually, my husband pointed this blog out to me.) Check out her post at http://myplasticfreelife.com/2010/02/bread-buy-it-store-it-keep-it-fresh-without-plastic/. Several things that I found interesting in this blog: 1. There … Continue reading

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Bee’s Wrap

Here’s a product I found interesting: bee’s wrap It’s too expensive for my project of finding an alternative to bread wrappers, since I order a month’s worth of homemade bread at a time, but it might work for another waste-saving … Continue reading

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