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12/22/2011
Former editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence shares the lessons of holiday simplicity she learned as a young, busy, working mom.
9/13/2013
After Publisher and Editorial Director Bryan Welch decided that death might be a personal choice, he was struck by the heroic potential in making mortality a conscious decision. As we are increasingly able to lengthen our lives and perpetuate our health, the notion of death is transformed. Death is our ultimate opportunity to consciously give back.
7/31/2012
Cam contemplates the meaning of life while picking strawberries.
12/10/2010
Use scraps and other 'trash' to wrap gifts—and forego the wasteful virgin paper.
11/27/2009
Oxfam America Unwrapped allows you to give the gift that keeps on giving. Help end poverty, hunger and injustice worldwide this holiday season.
12/10/2009
Does your family celebrate the season in a non-traditional  way? Please tell us about it.
12/21/2009
The holidays are upon us. What traditions do you faithfully observe each year?  
11/20/2009
Give thanks and give back to the earth this Thanksgiving by greening your celebration. Here are eight tips to get you started.
12/24/2008
Wish your friends and family happy holidays with our free, fun and animated e-card.
1/31/2011
Cree's new dimmable LED bulb emits a warm, incandescent-like color.
12/2/2013
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and homesteader Rachel, of the Bay Area's Dog Island Farm, shares her method for cooking the very best Thanksgiving turkey ever.
12/17/2010
Make a yule log—out of wood or chocolate—and welcome the sun’s return.
12/15/2010
Planning a party? Let wabi-sabi’s influence lead to a casual, comfortable gathering.
11/26/2013
A Garden Planner subscription is a budget-friendly gift that offers the satisfaction of spending the chillier chunks of the calendar plotting the bounty ahead.
12/27/2010
 Minimize your post-Christmas impact. Earth911 offers great tips for keeping your Christmas tree out of the landfill.
11/23/2009
WorldofGood.com by eBay sells ethically sourced and eco-friendly products.
11/26/2008
Shopping and lack of shopping is a hot topic right now with the economy, but it's also a question of what your holidays are all about. What would your celebrations be like without (or without so many) presents?
1/4/2013
Our true story about Junior a very unique deer.
12/10/2012
In the hollows of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this true Christmas celebration was simple, inexpensive and rich with tradition.
12/11/2013
Need gift ideas? Check out these 10 natural beauty products, including lip balm, face wash, body wash, nail polish and more.
2/17/2014
Candlemas is an ancient midwinter holiday, when people would take inventory on their stock of candles, pantry food storage and hay in the barn to get the homestead through the second half of winter.
12/20/2011
A great recipe for the holidays or any time of the year!
8/6/2012
Jessica Kellner, editor of Natural Home and Garden Magazine, shares three pregnancy skin care products that will help prevent stretch marks and keep your baby belly soft and smooth.
12/17/2013
The Yule Goat is an ancient Scandinavian tradition which predates Christianity. Learn about how our oldest farm animal became the symbol of Christmas.
12/16/2011
Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
11/9/2011
More tips, ideas, and considerations for choosing green gifts. A sequel/supplement to last year's article!
12/17/2012
Christmas is just about upon us, and here's a very easy, quick and simple fudge recipe. You can embellish it any way you want with several options for fruits, nuts, and liqueurs. Your taste buds will thank you (not to mention friends and family).
2/21/2013
We all have dreams but why is it that some are so lucky that they come true?


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