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Living an eco-friendly life

There is a myth that has been around forever that suggests living an eco-friendly lifestyle is expensive. The truth is that some ‘shop bought’ items that are labelled ‘green’, ‘eco-friendly’ or ‘organic’ certainly do have an increased price tag from the ‘standard’, highly processed till there’s nothing of value left in them, chemical laden items, but do you have to purchase those to be eco-friendly? In a lot of circumstances, no, you don’t. Many ways of eco-friendly living are more sustainable if you make them yourself so you know exactly what is used to produce them and where it came from, making them not only a very sustainable option, but also a very economical one too.

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How to Keep your Kids Occupied During the Christmas Season?

We all know that Christmas should be the most wonderful time of the year, and it is, or, at least, most of the time. But, we have to admit the holiday season can also be extremely stressful, especially if you have kids. There is so much stuff you need do in order to prepare your home for the festivities that you will feel it is impossible to accomplish everything and the kids have the amazing ability to prolong everything you are trying to do.

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Creative Alternatives to a Traditional Christmas Tree

It is not easy to make up your mind when it comes to the topic of Christmas tree. There are so many different possibilities, and even more opinions. This is just a topic on which everybody has an opinion. Tell somebody that you are planning to get a real tree, and there is a high chance they will have an opinion on your choice, and it may not be positive. But tell them you are getting an artificial, and you will probably get the same reaction.

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How to Have a Green Christmas

Christmas is upon us, and we can hardly wait for it. This is the time where we concentrate on our families and having a great time, but that doesn’t mean we should forget about the environment. All the wrapping paper and packaging we use, the fuel we spent while traveling for holidays or shipping presents, and even the energy we use for Christmas lights is taking a toll on the environment. But, does it have to be like that? We all know that

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Give ‘Green’ Gifts this Christmas

Christmas time is coming, and we are looking forward to everything connected with it, from decorating our home, getting our family together to exchanging the presents. We are often told that most important part of Christmas holidays is spending time with our family, but the truth is that we all like getting presents a lot more. Is there anything better than opening a present and discovering that you got just what you wanted or getting something

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7 Green Gift Ideas for Christmas

Christmas is the time of giving, but often this comes at the price of the environment. Wrapping paper and decorations aren’t the only culprits here – the very gift themselves are as well. Big box retailers are able to offer low prices because they use materials that can be processed cheaply. These manufacturers do not necessarily have the Earth’s best interest in mind. This Christmas, take a step towards a greener holiday season with these

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Eco-friendly Christmas Decorations

The holiday season has started and Christmas day is quickly approaching. This is a time of the year we wait for all year round. We love everything about it, from finding the perfect gifts, filling our homes with Christmas decorations, enjoying special traditions and our friends and family coming closer together and exchanging presents. What is your favorite part of Christmas season? One of the greatest and most enjoyable traditions of this jolly

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All Wrapped up! Handmade Green Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Tis the season of goodwill to all men, women and children. The season to be jolly, of giving, sharing and loving. Tis the season of snow and ice, fun times together, roasting chestnuts on an open fire. On the other hand it can also be a season of increased stress, pressure to buy stuff we wouldn't normally buy, whilst mingling with crowds of less than jolly shoppers, resulting in the feelings and expressions not really compatible with good

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Have an Eco-friendly Christmas

Christmas season is just around the corner, and there is no better time than now to do start preparing for it. There is still so much shopping, planning, decorating to do that most of us don’t have time to concentrate on anything else. But, this is also the perfect time to give something back to your planet and make some eco—friendly decisions this Christmas season. Why should our Christmas celebration lead towards an abundance of waste?

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Decorate Your House the Eco-Friendly Way

Christmas seems to come earlier every year with stores displaying Christmas decorations as early as October. The glitz and glitter of Christmas, however, definitely takes its toll on the environment. If you’re looking to have a more sustainable Christmas, you can easily green it up with just a little bit of planning and a few small, eco-friendly changes. Ditch the Artificial Trees While it might seem counterintuitive, cut natural trees

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Have a Green Halloween

Holiday season is in full swing! Thanksgiving has passed, Halloween and Christmas are just around the corner, and we need to prepare to bring out our best. But even though these amazing holidays bring us a fair amount of joy, they leave us with the even larger amount of waste. Halloween especially can be a wasteful experience with sugary treats, expensive costumes, and even more expensive decorations.  But celebrating Halloween doesn’t have

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