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5 Easy Recycled Holiday Ornaments

5 Easy Recycled Holiday Ornaments

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Make your holidays eco-friendly by decorating with repurposed materials. Making homemade ornaments is also a great way to get your family involved in a green holiday tradition. Try these fun ideas to create some beautiful recycled holiday ornaments with items you already have on hand. Recycled Christmas Card Ornaments I […]

5 Tips For Giving Eco Friendly Toys This Holiday

5 Tips For Giving Eco Friendly Toys This Holiday

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Holiday shopping can be overwhelming enough without the added stress of trying to find environmentally friendly gifts. Here are a few simple steps you can take to find eco friendly toys and give green gifts this holiday season. 1. Shop to Grow The best environmentally friendly toys are the ones […]

Homemade Holiday Gifts to Make with Your Kids

Homemade Holiday Gifts to Make with Your Kids

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Homemade holiday gifts are always special. They are a wonderful way to get your kids involved in the spirit of giving. You can often recycle or repurpose items you already have on hand to make these gifts, which is great for the environment. Here are some gift ideas for […]

6 Organic Holiday Cocktails

6 Organic Holiday Cocktails

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Organic ingredients make holiday cocktails fresh and natural, while still being an indulgent treat. Toast to healthy goodness with these festive cocktail recipes at your holiday parties. Cheers! White Christmas Sangria Sangria isn’t just a fun summer drink, it also makes a delicious punch-style holiday cocktail. Ingredients: Organic Granny Smith […]

Holiday Party Tips: How to Host an Eco-Friendly Party

Holiday Party Tips: How to Host an Eco-Friendly Party

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Parties can quickly lead to a lot of waste. Keep the environment in mind when you throw a holiday party or family get together this year. Follow these simple holiday party tips to make your bash eco-friendly. Decorate Naturally You don’t have to fill your home with blaring lights and […]

Eco-Friendly Holiday Decorating Ideas

Eco-Friendly Holiday Decorating Ideas

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can be easy to forget about staying eco-friendly. Some holiday decorating traditions, though wonderful, are not particularly nice to the environment. There are plenty of simple steps you can take to make your holidays more sustainable without sacrificing enjoyment. […]

Simple Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

Simple Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Though the holiday season is meant to be full of joy and laughter, it can easily become hectic and stressful. If your laundry list of activities, parties, gift shopping, and cooking has you feeling overwhelmed, try these simple steps to reduce holiday stress. Make Room for Fun In the midst […]

How Clean Eating Can Help You and the Planet

How Clean Eating Can Help You and the Planet

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Overprocessed and overpackaged food are bad for your health and the environment. Clean eating can help clean up your diet and the planet at the same time. What Does Eating Clean Mean? Eating clean means focusing your daily diet on nutritional whole foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. It […]