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The Helm

The Helm

The Helm is a group of 80 + female owned businesses that we at Alabama Sawyer love to support

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2 Indoor Activities to Help You Beat the Heat

2 Indoor Activities to Help You Beat the Heat

Are you barely tolerating this midsummer Alabama heat? If you answered ‘yes’, I’m going to recommend some indoor activities to...

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Alabama the Beautiful | Taking Care of Our State

Alabama the Beautiful | Taking Care of Our State

On April the 29th at Homewood Public Library, there was a conference led by a group of local non profit...

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GASP Air Quality Widget

GASP Air Quality Widget

Here is a brief piece of info on the GASP air quality widget. Their website provides a useful widget that...

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Alabama's Recent Ban on Banning Plastic Bags | AL.com Article

Alabama's Recent Ban on Banning Plastic Bags | AL.com Article

Recently, the Alabama legislature passed a bill intended to prohibit the ban of plastic bags and other single use containers....

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3 Eco Friendly Ways To Repel Mosquitoes

3 Eco Friendly Ways To Repel Mosquitoes

It’s summer in Alabama, which means your body is gonna turn into a feeding ground for mosquitoes every time you...

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We Love Grove Collaborative!

We Love Grove Collaborative!

If you’re reading this, it seems likely that you have an interest in sustainable products. If you are interested, you’ve...

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Alabama Sawyer on Food52

Alabama Sawyer on Food52

If you haven’t seen what Alabama Sawyer is selling over on Food52, I’d strongly recommend you check it out. Some...

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Our Alabama Sawyer Google Reviews

Our Alabama Sawyer Google Reviews

Type 'Alabama Sawyer' in Google's search bar and you'll find that our store has three 5-star reviews. Two of those reviews...

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Our Etsy Product Reviews

Our Etsy Product Reviews

If you head over to Alabama Sawyer's Etsy page, you'll see that we have a total of thirty two 5-star reviews.

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Famous in AL: Sloss Furnace

Famous in AL: Sloss Furnace

Please note that “Famous in AL” is a series of blog posts on famous historical Alabama sites for the purpose...

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What Is ... Carbon Sequestration?

What Is ... Carbon Sequestration?

The long-term storage of carbon in plants, soils, geologic formations, and the ocean.

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Standard Table Heights

Standard Table Heights

There are standard table top heights, then there are custom table heights. The height of a custom table will vary...

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Butcher Block Counter Tops

Butcher Block Counter Tops

Remodelista recently published a blog titled, "Remodeling 101: All About Butcher Block Countertops." 

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Why is it hard to recycle glass in AL?

Why is it hard to recycle glass in AL?

Why is it so difficult to find places in Alabama that will recycle glass? I’m definitely not the first person...

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Earth Day

Earth Day

As you may or may not know, today (April 22nd) is Earth Day! If you've been living under a rock,...

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The Black Marble

3 Amazing NASA Photos of Earth

Due to US copyright laws, NASA photographs actually belong in the public domain. Who knew

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Eco Friendly Ways to Save Money

Eco Friendly Ways to Save Money

Usually the big misconception about going eco friendly is it requires gratuitous time and money to accomplish.

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Clever Eco Hints for Coffee Shops

Clever Eco Hints for Coffee Shops

My boss recently visited the The Red Cat Coffee House, and was so impressed by their clever use of uncooked spaghetti coffee...

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Leigh and Velma's Spring Break (2019)

Leigh and Velma's Spring Break (2019)

I am heading through the Smokey Mountains from Asheville, NC with my daughter, Velma, who is in the back seat....

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What is... ASID and AIA?

What is... ASID and AIA?

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) aims to "advance the interior design profession" and give interior designers certain tools and...

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3 Ways to Celebrate 'Keep America Beautiful' Month

3 Ways to Celebrate 'Keep America Beautiful' Month

April is 'Keep America Beautiful' month! One excellent way to celebrate would be to participate in the trash tag challenge...

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Our 5 Most Popular Species of Wood

Our 5 Most Popular Species of Wood

The dark brown wood is strong with a handsome grain and polishes easily. Rich, flavorful nuts taste delicious fresh and...

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5 Environmental Holidays

5 Environmental Holidays

Most people reading this will know about and love Earth Day, so you’re probably aware that it’s celebrated around the...

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