by Jessica Miller (Emery Street) | This column provides tips on reducing waste while saving money.
The winter temperatures don’t mean we can’t have fun! With water, food coloring, and string, you can make some fun decorations for your yard. We made these with sandbox toys shaped like animals as well as large yogurt containers. Put outside overnight on a tray, the next day we had decorations for our tree. The hardest part was to do that without gloves on in the cold, but it was worth it!
A Winter Treasure: The Boyd Park Skating Rink
Sometime before the first significant snowfall of the season, Eau Claire city workers formed an oval -shaped border in Boyd Park’s sandy soil for the soon to be flooded skating rink. During Christmas break from school, Eastside Hill neighborhood kids divided their days between the Boyd Park rink and the Forest Hill Cemetery Seven Bumps sledding hill …
‘Eastside Hillness’ Photo Contest!
Help us define “Eastside Hillness” by using your camera, your creativity, and your awareness of our Eastside Hill Neighborhood!
We invite you to submit up to two images that express your pictorial essence of “Eastside Hillness”.
Half Price Sale on Compost Bins
The Eau Claire County recycling department is taking orders until early January for home compost bins. As part of a state-wide purchase, the bins will cost about half their normal price: $50 to $60 being …