Browsing the "holidays" Tag

Regifting: Not Just for Cheapskates Anymore

December 5th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Do it. It’s okay. As long as you are thoughtful about it, there is no reason that a regift or recycled gift can’t be a wonderful, meaningful gift


Why Buy Local? Why Not? [Infographic]

November 21st, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Feeling the need to do some holiday shopping over the next few days? No doubt, some will find Black Friday (or, shoot, Black Thursday now) deals too tempting to resist. But if you can wait a day, and focus your buying on small, local businesses on Small Business Saturday, you'll avoid a lot of environmental impact, and do more good for your local economy


Vegan-izing Your Holiday Favorites

November 21st, 2012 | by Guest Author

As the holidays approach, so do the family get-togethers, office parties, and dinners. For those of us living a vegan lifestyle, finding something to eat can be challenging, to say the least. The good news, however, is that it is easier now than ever before to choose vegan eating options – even during the holidays. Many holiday favorites can be "veganized" with a little advanced planning


I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas – 5 Great Gift Ideas

November 9th, 2012 | by Guest Author

One simply did not mess with tradition in my family. Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas - it didn't matter which holiday we were celebrating, the day was painstakingly scripted. No one dare suggest deviation of any kind and, had I had the courage to suggest introducing a green element to our regimented traditions, I would have been scrutinized mercilessly



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