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Holiday Gifts That Make People Smile

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Holiday gifts are meant to make people smile but are you smiling during the holiday preparations? In thick of the holiday hustle, we may forget to make time for ourselves and others who may have a greater need than our families.  We expect the holiday season to be chaotic (some of us even enjoy it) preparing seasonal treats, sending out holiday cards and getting our homes ready for guests. Still it is important to try to make the time to enjoy these tasks.  Make your to do list, prioritize it and if time doesn’t allow – be willing to take... 

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Holiday Giving That Benefits Many

One tradition is to display holiday figures on the fireplace mantel

Holiday giving starts at home with family and friends and often we’re so busy that we forget to make time for ourselves and others. As you scurry around to prepare and enjoy the holidays, remember to enjoy yourself and if there isn’t enough time for everything, prioritize and take a few things off your list.

At the same time, you can support your community when buying gifts. There are many people in your community who are struggling in this economic environment and so your purchases can put a smile on shopkeepers as well as those who receive your gifts.

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Earth Day: Tips to Save the Environment

Unofficial flag (Blue Marble)

Unofficial flag (Blue Marble)

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day (April 22nd) is meant to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. It’s been almost 40 years since a small movement started to focus on saving our environment.  Today Go Green initiatives are starting to become visible in many ways, and people are more aware of changing weather patterns and a growing population.

There are lots of things to celebrate the day at home, or visit the Earth Day Network and find more interesting activities in your area. Find something you can do with your children, and pick one new... 

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