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25 Halloween Costumes w/Your LBD

The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

10 Crafty Ways to Recycle Your Magazines

 I have fashion magazines, health magazines, decorating magazines, cooking magazines. If there was an AA for magazine readers, I'd be in it. And I would never make it a whole month sober.

But as a self-proclaimed green girl, I can't very well throw all of these away. And even recycling isn't 100% green. Not all of the items recycled actually get put into new products. And even then, recycled products are rarely made from 100% recycled materials. It's always best to reuse if you can.

Lucky for me, crafters have reached leaps and bounds in the last few years of the rapidly growing green trend. There are all kinds of crafty ways to remake your trash into treasures. Boutiques and etsy shops are popping up everywhere with upcycled and repurposed goods. On the downside, some of those items are very expensive.

So, what's a green and cheap girl with piles and piles of magazines to do? Get crafty, of course. Here are the best tutorials from around the web on how you can give new life to an old magazine.
 











 

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  1. Recycling helps the earth because it could save animals, it could save birds, puppies and all kinds of them. A lot of the animals that recycling helps to save are the ocean animals. There are a lot of animals in the ocean that mistake trash for food. They're eating things that we could be recycling. Check out this video: http://youtu.be/-H51E2gwXwc

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  2. It's always a good practice to recycle magazines and other materials so we can help our environment. We need to preserve mother nature to prevent floods and other disasters. I usually use biodegradable plastic bags when shopping.

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