DIY Valentine. A Box of Chocolate

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  Valentines Day is a holiday of mixed meaning for most people. Perhaps the personal attitude a person correlates with this day is directly related to relationship status. I have experienced my own liberating and wonderful Valentine moments filled with heart-felt bliss and passionate kisses. However, I have also found myself in the lonely heart [...]

Reduce That Holiday Trash!

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s day, Americans alone throw away a million extra tons [900,000 metric tons] of garbage each week, including holiday wrapping and packaging, according to Robert Lilienfeld, co-author of the book Use Less Stuff: Environmental Solutions for Who We Really Are. How can we make sure this trash doesn’t build up? Here’s [...]

Tuesday Treasury: It’s Movember!

Tuesday Treasury: Movember Gift Guide

Our uber popular Tuesday Treasury series is back – and with a bit of a spin! Rather than having you vote for your favorites – we’re giving anyone who makes a treasury a chance to win! Thus, creating a more egalitarian contest for all to enjoy! For more details on how we’ve crafted this new [...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas?

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December 5th and I have not started Holiday shopping yet. Crazy, I know. I don’t even have many great ideas so today I decided I better start looking. This year I pledged to do as much gift giving as possible with eco-friendly, handmade and/or local gifts. Under$10 My daughter would love to receive these grey zipper earrings by AnnyMay [...]

{Eco-Inspirations} Making A List

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This time of the year we all find ourselves entrenched with party planning, cookie baking, gift buying and decor wrangling. With the season’s chaos underway it can be difficult to step back and see the big picture. So how can we get through the holiday hub-bub in a conscious way without forsaking tradition? One way [...]