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Lighting Up the Holiday

Lighting Up the Holiday

From celebrating the birth of Jesus, whom many call the light-bringer, to lighting the Hanukah menorah or the Kwanzaa candles, to honoring the winter solstice after which the days finally begin to lengthen, this winter season could rightfully be called a festival of lights.

Light up your spirit, your heart, and the hearts of others! Think of all the words about light that fill us with hope: radiant, brilliant, glowing, warm. It is a special joy to imagine light-filled celebrations taking place throughout the world.

Here we include directions for making your own candles, luminaries to line your driveway, why to light your home with the brilliance of beeswax, and much, much more. Itís all here:

Seven Easy, Energizing Ways to Light Up the Holidays

How to Make Handmade Luminaria

Make Safe Candles Yourself

Make Pretty Paper Covers for Votive Candles

Brilliant Beeswax Candles: Natural Air Purifiers and More

Read more: Christmas, Crafts & Hobbies, Green Decorating, Green Home Decor, Hanukkah, Holidays, Life, Other Holidays

By the Care2 Staff.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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11:23PM PDT on May 13, 2013

noted ty

7:37AM PDT on May 13, 2013

candles can be so pretty.

3:00AM PDT on May 13, 2013


4:11AM PDT on May 12, 2013

We can make a difference just by playing our part

10:48AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013


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11:22AM PST on Dec 22, 2012

Thank you!!!

5:54PM PST on Dec 10, 2012

Good ideas.

3:10PM PST on Nov 15, 2012


5:19AM PDT on Oct 29, 2012


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