Daily Archives: August 9, 2017

Green Back to School Movement

I just read a great articular  about the Going Green movement in Back to School Supplies and also you can find Eco friendly Jeans (JCPennys) & Adidas tennis shoes.

Here’s a great magazine post @ – Readers Digest

C couple of Highlights-  You can buy locally and do your part.


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JAM Paper® Plastic Eco Folders 6pk

from Target   link to buy





LEGO® Big Brick Eco Heritage Classic Backpack with Side Mesh Pocket

from Toys R Us
LEGO · Kids’

Your youngster carries their essentials in LEGO-themed style with this playful backpack boasting secure storage compartments. Recycled PET fabric PVC-, lead- and phthalate-free Imported

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Nature Saver Twin Wire Notebook, 80 Sheets, 11 3/4″ x 8 1/4″

from Walmart

Hardcover, Twin-Wire Bound Notebook contains 80 sheets of 22 lb. heavyweight recycled paper that allows writing on both sides with no show-through. Pages are narrow-ruled (1/4″ between lines) with margins. Twin-wire binding ensures notebook always lies flat for easier writing and reading. Each page of environmentally friendly notebook is microperforated for easy removal.



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Tree Smart Recycled Newspaper Pencils – Set of 24

from Amazon.com – Seller

TreeSmart’s Pencils, made from 100% Recycled Newspaper are completely tree free. TreeSmart has developed a process that essentially “turns the paper back into wood” making the pencils just as hard and solid as wood. The barrels of these pencils are tightly rolled from torn strips of “yesterday’s news”! They write smooth and consistent, sharpen easily, and support recycling.


First Day of School


Let’s Celebrate the First day of School Here-




I made these two get to know You – sheet that can be made for any grade. Made with stickers and stamps customizes as you like.  Lisa










On the Craft Table

Today My son started Back to School today – his Senior Year 

So Today’s Crafts will be




Perfect Combo -for your teacher – A card and a container  for her desk . This recycled  container can be filled with small school supplies. 

I just piled the label off -cleaned it out. Cut some school paper to fit – Glued down let Dry. And decorate with school stickers.

I also used that same school paper I had to make this cute card on white base. Using stickers I had in my stash -decorated.   Lisa

Happy First day of School!