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Try a Minimalist Holiday

The holiday season can be a rather busy time, and according to a survey from Consumers Report, 90 percent of Americans experience stress over holidays. Holiday stress can lead to feelings of loneliness, depression, and anger. Fortunately, taking a step back and creating an alternative, minimalist holiday experience can help reduce…

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Holiday Service Project Ideas

Will you open your heart and give a different kind of gift this year? Volunteering during the holiday season is a win-win for everybody. There are many people and organizations within our community that would appreciate your help. By helping others you’ll make new friends and try new experiences. To get started,…

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Holiday Stress 911

911!? It’s the Holiday Season! It’s the day after Thanksgiving and the December celebrations (Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza) are upon us. Unfortunately, many of us are concerned about our finances during this time of year. Because of this, many of us are very stressed and simply surviving the holidays. Well, now is…

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5 Natural Cold Remedies

Are you suffering from a cold? Are you looking for home remedies for cold symptoms? Whether you need meal ideas or a way to soothe your throat, you can find a solution listed below on our natural cold remedies. Comforting Soups Tomato soup and chicken noodle soup are common meals for…

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International Traditions for New Year’s

Taking time to celebrate a new year is an important part of every culture. So, as we welcome a new beginning, let’s take a moment to truly appreciate all the diverse new year’s traditions around the world. New Year’s Traditions Around the World Listed below are some unique international New Year’s traditions…

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Christmas Traditions Around the World

There are common elements in Christmas traditions around the world like the Nativity scenes and carols, but there’s a lot of the beauty to be found in local holiday customs. We all have our own holiday traditions which are influenced by religion, geography, culture, and local history. Learning about these…

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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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Curry Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

This winter, warm your body and soul with a delicious bowl of soup. This Mindful recipe may be just what you need. This recipe is made with a delicious autumn vegetable from the gourd family known as butternut squash or butternut pumpkin. Did you know that butternut pumpkins are high…

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