Tag Archives: holidays

Rethinking V-Day

Instead of the traditional, boxed-in hearts and flowers thing, here are a couple of ideas putting a fresh face on February 14th:   Started in 2012, this is a great way to advocate the LOVE of all things reading for … Continue reading

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A Gift With REAL Heart…….

Being less a week away, it’s a wise choice to do something that makes a difference in the lives of others for Valentine’s Day. Expand your horizons by thinking outside the box of “chocolates” by making a contribution to an … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Boxes…..

    This is soooo cool! I just had to share it as a really, really great idea to do with the kids, plus still be enviro-friendly,  instead of spending more money on something that could  be just more “stuff.” … Continue reading

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The 12 Days That Matter ……

I love re-posting this wonderful guide to keeping the 12 days before Christmas, centering one’s thoughts and actions on others—the more we selflessly give, the more we receive. Celebrate these days with joy!!

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An Awesometastic Idea

If each one of us bought just one thing or service locally, can you imagine the huge economic boost that would revitalize  our neighborhoods?

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Waste Not, Want Not This Thanksgiving

Even if you’ve obtained the fixings for the meal, invited the guests, cleaned up the house, and all the other stuff one does for this annual fest, you still don’t have to be gluttons of waste, just because t’s the … Continue reading

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Gifts Without Boxes

  Turning the focus away from the crass consumerism of Black Friday, (and in some cases Gray Thursday[!]), is the welcome relief of Giving Tuesday, which is December 3, 2013. Only in its second year, this observance is now a … Continue reading

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