Let's face it. This planet is in a crisis. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. To create the energy we needed to sustain our modern comforts, we've polluted our atmosphere with countless gasses that will eventually warm the planet. A major part of this is the energy we squander heating and cooling our homes which is produced using fuels that emit greenhouse gasses. The solution is simple. Build homes that use less energy.



One fun Thanksgiving paper craft that is simple for young children is to make a paper hand turkey. These turkeys have been completed by children for many generations passed. Allow your child to pick out their favorite color of radio communications paper; brown, yellow or orange work the best for the season, but anything will do! Trace their hand, or your hand depending on the size you desire. Then cut out the hand, decorate the thumb as the turkey's head and the fingers as the turkeys feathers. This finished product will make any child feel proud and look great on a grandparent's, aunt's, or uncle's refrigerator.

In Wilkesboro you can really go to Lowes Hardware and find building sets for the kids to do. You can also go to the kid clinics at Lowes Hardware to get kids exploring and building. You can also pick up Lego diverse Lego projects.You can go to Walmart or any other store and get a set of Lego. You can explore Star Wars Lego kits , house building Lego kits.

Now slowly walk through your home, room to room, and record your observations. Again, no judgment! This is the time to pretend you are a detective who is trying to learn more about the occupants of the house. What does each room tell you? What do these people love? What do they value?

Linoleum - Now if you want to use linoleum instead of a painted floor, then skip number 1 and 2 and buy sheets of luan and glue them right onto the plywood surface. Luan are thin wood sheets and is used as an underlayment for vinyl flooring. And then glue the linoleum right on top of the luan. Now all you need is a couple of floor rugs, DIY construction at it's finest. Nice and easy!