Today, with the help of some milk jugs, we decided to make some halloween decor without buying anything or creating any extra waste. What did we come up with? PUMkins! This is a super easy project and all that you need is a milk jug, some scissors and a mud puddle. Just draw your spooky … Continue reading “PUM”kins: Decorating for Halloween with trash.
If you are anything like me your trash seems to pile up with packaging that isn't recyclable and hard to reuse. Thanks to our friend Faith in Santa Fe we have a new solution to this problem that may be becoming a border line addiction for my partner. Eco bricks are a sustainable solution to … Continue reading Eco bricks: an easy alternative to trashing trash
Bike packing is great but the gear can be costly. Some things I would suggest buying unless you are skilled on the sewing machine and have lots of time to spare. Well made bags are worth the money and will stand the pounding bike packing can doll out. But when it comes to cooking the … Continue reading PUM made DIY bike packing stove
What is sustainable building? If you could build a home that produced all it's own electricity, was heated by the sun and stayed cool in the summer passively why would you build any other way? I came to New Mexico last year to learn about Earthships and have seen that people have been building this … Continue reading Sustainable building in New Mexico
P.U.M. Has become somewhat of an obsession of ours lately. There always seems to be new and different things showing up in our house that we found with a project idea one of us has come up with. Our most recent project has been making these t-shirt pillow covers, groovy man. Sometimes our projects take … Continue reading PUM MADE
I have a new addiction in my life that has taken hold of me, and it is not drugs or alcohol. My new addiction is bike packing, it combines two of my favorite things (back packing and biking) while being a great way to explore new areas and enjoy nature. I've always loved traveling by … Continue reading What to do with all that packaging?
If you're anything like me you may have a heap of old t-shirts laying around that don't get worn anymore. Instead of letting them continue to take up room in your closet or end up in a dumpster here are 5 things you could do with them. Make a produce bag. This will help cut … Continue reading 5 Things To Do with old T-Shirts
As we climbed over the hill in the sandy wash there was a glimmer of light in the distance. As we got closer the sun was reflecting off all sorts of metal and glass poking out of the sand calling us to come investigate. Old cars, bottles, scrap metal, R.V.'s... some may say we found … Continue reading Our trip to the junk yard
We use mason jars for all sorts of things around the house. They can be very useful and will last for years if you're careful with them. Our main purpose for mason jars is food storage and drink containers but I have come across some very creative uses people have found for their jars. Here … Continue reading 10 Things to do with mason Jars
When the toothpaste is running low and your thumbs are sore from squeezing too hard cut open the tube where another weeks supply of paste is waiting, stuck to the inside. Don't let this potentially useful material go to waste and get all your money's worth from that purchase! The spent toothpaste tube is another … Continue reading PUM in the bathroom