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Forget Cyber Monday ‘Bargains.’ Try These Earth-Friendly Sites Instead

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9GorqroigqM Those Cyber Monday "bargains" come with hidden costs for workers and shoppers alike. Let's buck the trend and buy handmade thi…

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Are You Shopping on Black Friday?

This week is Thanksgiving, and that means that Black Friday is coming up at the end of the week. Are you planning to shop? Americans spent $11.4 billion at the mall last year on Black Friday - chasin…

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Hobby Lobby and Craft Store…Politics?

Who knew that buying a spool of ric rac could be a political statement? Just like any other large corporation, though, some large craft store chains wield their money as political speech or use their …

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Have a Handmade Holiday

It's official: the holidays are here. No matter what you're celebrating, chances are you feel some pressure to do a bit of decorating and give some gifts. Rather than head to the big box store for imp…

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