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How To DIY Your Own Beautiful Holiday Cards

How To DIY Your Own Beautiful Holiday Cards

Get the whole family involved in holiday cards this year! While posing for a family photo does have a certain caché, making your own own botanical greetings with materials sourced straight from the garden is a fun way to spend some time together this season, without the drama of matching sweaters.
  • I Found THE Most Eco-Friendly and Pretty Gift Wrap Idea

    I Found THE Most Eco-Friendly and Pretty Gift Wrap Idea

    Nuno Gift Wraps are colorful wrap cloths inspired by the Japanese art of furoshiki made from 100% recycled polyester from water bottles. They are laughably easy to use, with patterns ranging from cute and fun to classy and modern.
    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    Meet The Fable: the brand making perfect silk shirts. The Fable shirts are handmade in India and are timeless, comfortable, and meant to transcends seasons. Not only are the workers making the shirts receiving almost twice the minimum wage, but the silk is 100% biodegradable and hand-dyed with vegetable dyes.
    Weekend reading: Please Don't Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    Weekend reading: Please Don’t Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    I told mindbodygreen my favorite NYC restaurant and comfort food dish along with other NYC wellness leaders. Dig in! | mindbodygreen The Holidays I guarantee you this will be the best eggnog recipe you’ll ever try. | EcoCult archives The end-all-be-all guide to holiday charitable giving. | Reading My Tea Leaves 13 classy ideas for...
    Sustainable Presents for Everyone! My Big, Beautiful, Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide

    Sustainable Presents for Everyone! My Big, Beautiful, Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Guide

    Sure, this season shouldn’t be about stuff. It’s about showing the people you care about that you love them. It’s about sharing food with family and friends and those less fortunate. It’s about celebrating the life of a persecuted Middle Eastern refugee from 2,000 years ago. But, you really can’t deny that unwrapping a present is...
    How to Cook, Gift, and Travel Sustainably This Holiday Season

    How to Cook, Gift, and Travel Sustainably This Holiday Season

    This holiday season is gonna be awkward. Let's focus on the food, shall we? However you choose to celebrate, there will likely be food. Make it, bring it, gift it, eat it. Here are some vegan cookbooks and ethically made tools, ingredients, and gifts that will get sustainable foodies of all stripes through the holiday...
    Green Beauty Newbies Will Obsess Over Decovo

    Green Beauty Newbies Will Obsess Over Decovo

    At this point, I'm pretty well versed in the beauty scene. I'm always going to trade shows and beauty events, reading natural and conventional magazines alike looking for brands, and getting pitched even more. And yet, when I looked at the new online retailer Decovo's site, there were a bunch of enticing, modern, clean brands...
    14 Eco-Friendly Father's Day Gifts for the Dad Who Cares About Your Future

    14 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts for the Dad Who Cares About Your Future

    Your dad likes to check up on you, in his own way. Maybe he’s inquiring after your dating prospects, giving you career advice that may or may not be relevant to your millennial job, or ignoring you when he comes to visit and focusing all his attention on fixing the broken hinge on the door. Like...