Earth Friendly Wrapping Paper

Many Americans are striving for a green winter holiday. Eco-friendly toys and environmental holiday craft projects are just the beginning. Consider adding a few finishing touches by using green gift wrapping. Reconsidering your wrapping paper choices this holiday season can make a world of difference. The amount of U.S. household…

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7 Festive Hot Cocoas

Tired of the usual hot cocoa? Want something a bit different this holiday season? You can jazz up your usual cup of hot cocoa with a few items from your fridge and your pantry. The History of Hot Cocoa Hot cocoa has become a beloved holiday drink that is often…

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Stress Less this Holiday Season

This is the most stressful time of the year. A recent survey reveals that 69 percent of Americans would skip exchanging gifts if their family and friends agreed to it and about half of us dread the holidays this year. We just have too much to do during this time…

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Carrot and Roasted Red Pepper Soup

When it comes to a winter dinners, nothing is easier or more delicious that a simple bowl of soup. You can’t go wrong with the classic choices, such as tomato or chicken noodle, but if you’re looking for something different, you’ll love this recipe for carrot and roasted red pepper…

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2 Easy Fudges

Are you looking for easy Christmas sweets to serve at your upcoming holiday function? If so, Christmas fudge may be the solution. All you need is a little butter, sugar, flavoring, and milk/water. Combine it all together and you’ve got yourself a delicious, chocolaty creation that is sure to be a big…

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Purrfect Holiday Treats for Pets

While you dine on your favorite holiday dishes don’t forget about your beloved four-legged friends. Your pets can join the holiday cheer with delicious seasonal treats. When you think of traditional holiday meals, what dishes come to mind? Holiday turkey, cranberry sauce, and mac and cheese are some delicious classics.…

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Holiday Gifts- DIY Homemade Soap

Do you know what vitamins, minerals, and chemicals are in the soap you wash with every day? Few people do. You can take extra care of your skin by using organic soap or you can make your homemade soap. To make your own soap you’ll need to know the basics.…

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Make Christmas More Fun and Less Stressful

Christmas time is a time for doing special things with family, but holiday events can fill up the calendar very quickly. We often find ourselves running from one event to the next without so much as a breath in between. The holidays then become about pleasing others and not ourselves…

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