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5 Ways to Have a Green and Affordable Holiday Season

We’ve been discussing in our house about how to celebrate the holidays, honor our feelings about not participating in the consumer mayhem, and give meaningful gifts to our family and friends. One of my dearest friends has a philosophy about wealth and money. She thinks that money is out there just waiting for us to […]

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Eco-friendly Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

I’m avoiding Black Friday like the plague. I’d rather have my teeth cleaned then stand in line for something that is overpackaged, made of toxic ingredients, and unsustainably produced. But like many of us, I am thinking of how to celebrate the kidlets, my family and friends with an eye on healthy, sustainable products and […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2011

Most of you savvy moms and dads have already secured your holiday presents, I’m sure.  Just in case you are making your orders this week, here are a few trusted sources for safe, healthy, green and educational gifts for your little ones and family. 1.  Here are my favorite online retailers for safe and environmentally […]

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5 Tips for Non-Toxic Holidays

(originally posted at Momsrising) The holiday season is almost upon us. And oh, how things seem to speed up, and expectations fall like rain.  Family meals, holiday parties, school events and fundraisers, gifts for friends and family…. it can get overwhelming even for the most zen like among us. It is even easier to grab […]

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