When we first moved here, I tried desperately to figure out this recycling mystery. I called my Mom and explained the situation. She put me on speaker phone and my Dad walked in. I should give you background that even though most people would find me pretty conservative, compared to my Father everyone is a flaming liberal.
Me: I don't understand it, how can they not recycle anything? Ever?
My Mom: Well, maybe they aren't home.
Me: What do you mean?
Dad walks in: Is that my Birkenstock wearing, bra-burning, flaming liberal daughter?
Me: Yep, it's me Dani Dad. (as opposed to the other one, my sister)
Dad: Why don't you go hug a tree and stop worrying about what your neighbors are up to?
Me: Sounds good. Hey, I need to talk to Mom about a female period thing.
Me: Is he gone?
My Mom: Yep, in the garage.
Me: What do you mean they aren't home? They live here right?
My Mom: It's so expensive to live there, they probably work all day. Maybe they recycle at work?
Which is a possibility. Or maybe they don't buy the things I do. Like propel or Tide or cereal. Then I start to feel guilty. Maybe if I didn't buy such recyclable stuff I wouldn't have to schlep my recycling to the curb either. So this is karma kicking my butt for drinking propel, which while infinitely better than soda still comes in a stupid plastic container. So now I just feel ashamed, branded with a green recycling bin as someone who disregards the environment with grocery purchases. Am I the only one with strange paranoid delusional thoughts about recycling? Just checking. :)
This layout uses a recycled piece of a Fuji apple bag. I just liked it, I don't typically raid my trash for scrap supplies. The photo is from the local farmers market, J is pulling my leg and I took this over my shoulder in a hurry, can't believe it's not blurry.
Supplies: Cosmo cricket Early Bird Patterned paper: Apron Strings, Ribbon Sandwich, Sunrise, Farmers Market; Cosmo Cricket Early bird Ready set Chipboard; plus white bazzil cardstock, Basic grey chocolate alphas, and piece of bag from fuji apples.
Instructions: Cut 4 pieces of Cosmo patterned paper into the design above (rectangles more so than perfect squares. Add journaling, photo and alphas to white cardstock. Adhere mesh, then white cardstock. Add Cosmo embellishment last.
Happy Monday to you! Thanks for stopping by this weekend! Until tomorrow.