It’s November, which means the countdown to the holidays has officially begun. And despite the shorter days and colder temperatures, these weeks of holiday preparations are a fun time, because giving to others can make everything feel a little warmer and brighter. I’m already thinking about what I want to give friends and family this […]
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By guest blogger Wendy Gordon. I’m a cautious shopper by nature, but the holidays make me more so. As I’m not big on stuff, I tend to favor gifts people can and will use. And by “use” I mean “up,” “often” or “over a lifetime.” So I’m a big giver of consumables, anything from homemade cookies, jams, or dipping oils to a nice bottle of wine, a fruit-of-the-month-club subscription, even some nice bath soaps and lotions. And the best gifts to give are things that allow people to share. Here are some of my favorite ideas for shareable gifts:
by guest blogger Maya Rodale. This blog is brought to you by my love of shopping…as well as my love of useful, environmentally friendly things.
When I was a kid, Santa would not come unless I cleaned out my room first. We hauled out bags of trash and donated toys to make room for new stuff. And then, as I got older, I stopped wanting new stuff but still really wanted to clean out my apartment. I love the cleanliness and the lightness that comes from clearing away the clutter. But the holidays…the rooms are an explosion of stuff and clutter. Don’t throw a clutter bomb at someone! Here are some alternative gift ideas that are awesome but won’t get someone kicked out of the cult of less.
Don’t add to the clutter this holiday! Here are some alternative gift ideas that are awesome but won’t get someone kicked out of the cult of less.
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now