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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Snappy Holiday Shopping Tips

One of the most stressful tasks of the holidays is shopping. While there are many stressors, two of the key triggers are “mall mania” and staying on a budget. “Mall mania” refers to the stress that comes from waiting in line and fighting the crowds during this busy retail season.…

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Gift Ideas for Your Friends Next Door

Being a considerate neighbor doesn’t just mean keeping the party music down or making sure your dog doesn’t end up in their yard. This year show your appreciation with mindful gifts for neighbors on your street. They’ll be thrilled that you were thinking of them. Mindful Gifts for Neighbors Care…

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Over-the-Top Stocking Stuffers

Hanging stockings on the fireplace mantel is a lovely part of Christmas celebrations. Little tots may find their stockings filled with traditional trinkets like chocolates, toys, fruits, and possibly coal (for those who’ve been naughty). But wealthier individuals can afford to fill their stockings with gifts more luxurious than a…

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7 Ideas for Homemade Christmas Gifts

Are you low on Christmas funds? Still want to shower your family and friends with awesome gifts? You’re in luck! With a little ingenuity and time, you can craft some amazing homemade gifts that anyone would love to receive, and the best part is that it will cost you little…

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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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“Upcycle” Your Holiday Gifts

It happens to us all occasionally; we enthusiastically open a wrapped holiday present only to find that it’s something we don’t want and don’t plan on using. So what can we do with our unwanted gifts? “Upcycle”your holiday gifts, of course! Here are some creative solutions for unwanted gifts: Holiday…

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Gift Ideas for Picky Friends

There is always that one person on your gift list that is impossible to shop for. Either they’re extremely picky about their gifts or they always seem to have everything. This year don’t be discouraged, try the Mindful gift ideas for picky friends. Concentrate on their hobbies. Maybe they enjoy baking,…

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