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They say it’s not Thanksgiving without the turkey. The dining table should have all the good meat, the heavenly desserts, and the finest wines. Many believe that these are Thanksgiving essentials, that the succulent entrees prepared serve as a...
Recycled gifts are definitely not junk, for “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. These kinds of gifts may not be as expensive or flashy as a bought gift, but one thing's for sure; the one who gave such gifts...
Heal the world with generosity.   When they say that today the world needs love more than anything, how many of you actually accept the idea? Maybe “love” is just too strong a word. Maybe toning it down a bit would...
It’s the thought that counts. Most of us would like to receive nice gifts for the holidays. Some people put more value on stuff with higher price tags. Others are okay with not-so-expensive presents. Then there are those who don’t...
Grades of Green: Greenifying Your Kid's School!   Do you love the school your child goes to, but their efforts to be green are non-existent? This is where Grades of Green, based in California, comes in.   Grades of Green is this week's...
We need to teach our kids how to live by sustainable principles. But how do we do this?   Providing a green education is of the utmost importance to many conscientious parents. We’ve put together this quick guide to help educate...

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