Trash you’ll want to tote around

Trash you’ll want to tote around

You know what they say, one man’s trash is another…mom’s way to carry her most-treasured iPad. Okay, maybe that’s not exactly how it goes, but these cool iPad cases are rescued and salvaged from junk yards and landfills all over America and...
We love these iPhone cases, even if they are totally trashy

We love these iPhone cases, even if they are totally trashy

I am breathlessly awaiting the arrival of my new iPhone 4S, but my breathlessness has less to do with seeing the new iPhone than with a kind of desperate hopefulness that my current phone will not completely fall apart before the new one shows up. When it does,...
One mom’s trash is another mom’s Treshr

One mom’s trash is another mom’s Treshr

There have been times I’ve driven through my town on trash day and have been stupefied at the things that people are willing to just throw away–cribs, baby toys, bicycles. I understand that not every person has the time or the energy to try and sell these...
Film is suddenly useful again

Film is suddenly useful again

I recently came across some leftover rolls of 35mm film. When I showed my children, they made me feel approximately as old as a stegosaurus. “These used to hold pictures,” I said. “But where’s the cord to hook it up to the laptop?” my...
Trade in your old tech at Amazon (so you can buy new tech!)

Trade in your old tech at Amazon (so you can buy new tech!)

Listen, you’ve been able to trade in your unwanted video games at Amazon for, I don’t know, forever, but they’ve just changed the game: now you can use Amazon Trade-In to swap your books, media, cell phones, and other assorted tech with relatively...
What did your iPad case used to be?

What did your iPad case used to be?

If you have an iPad, you probably already feel pretty cool. What would make it even cooler is to protect that bad boy with one of these eco-friendly iPad cases. There are so many cool iPad cases on the market, but these are special because they’ve been upcycled,...
Reduce, reuse, resell your old cell phones with ReCellular

Reduce, reuse, resell your old cell phones with ReCellular

I have always been a gadget girl. When I got my Motorola Razr more than a decade ago, the “it” phone of the early 2000s mind you, I thought I was pretty hot stuff. But as with everything else, technology advances, and the once cutting-edge Razr is now the...
Couch handmade camera straps turn old into new.

Couch handmade camera straps turn old into new.

The klutz that I am, a camera strap is an absolute must-have, particularly when it comes to my extra special fancy DSLR. However, I’m not so keen on being an advertisement for it, and I’ve been scouring Etsy to find something a little cooler. Related: 6...

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