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Why we love “Fixer Upper.”

The HGTV program, “Fixer Upper,” features Chip and JoJo Gaines as they travel all around Waco, TX, making dreams come true for home owners who can see the benefit of fixing up a dilapidated house.  It’s sort of a showcase for upcycling in a couple of ways, which is why we at Next Chapter love […]

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Upcycling goes beyond simple recycling.

Finding new ways to use old stuff is not new, but it has taken on a whole new meaning as concerns about our planet continue to get more intense. Those who grew up in The Great Depression did it out of necessity, finding all sorts of uses for things they could not afford to just […]

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