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A Big Green Bin

I made 86 sets of crayons during last month’s crayon baking frenzy! I’m pretty sure that’s a new record. These are the same Rainbow Crayons that I’ve made before, mostly chunky round ones that I molded in muffin tins with … Continue reading

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Using New Crayon Molds

With about ten pounds of crayons to recycle this time, I wanted to create a production line so my second batch of Rainbow Crayons could be made more efficiently. I could be filling two dozen molds, while another two dozen … Continue reading

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Making Crayon Labels

You may remember that when I packaged my first batch of forty-eight recycled Rainbow Crayons, I wrote and colored each label on white cardstock, cut them out, punched holes and tied them onto the sixteen bags with satin ribbons and … Continue reading

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Crayons – Ready to Bake

All the used crayons collected throughout May have been stripped of their labels, sorted by color, and broken into little bits. Although a tedious job, it was easy with a little help from Hulu and Netflix. I’m all ready for … Continue reading

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Crayons From Here and There

I was recently given over six pounds of used crayons that a friend collected for me through an after-school program! Some of them have even been stripped of their paper labels, which is a real time saver for me. A … Continue reading

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Thirty Tag Sales in One Day

The all-town tag sale always marks the beginning of tag sale season for me and if Saturday’s experience was any indication, it’s going to be an excellent one! I didn’t bother getting the official Chamber of Commerce sales list, instead … Continue reading

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Freshly Baked Crayons

Back in February I got a huge amount of crayons from the Goodwill outlet with plans to make molded crayons for Easter baskets. Right away, I removed all their paper labels, sorted them by color and broke them into little … Continue reading

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