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15+ Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

Are you in the thick of holiday shopping? What if this year you replaced some of your store-bought gifts with charitable giving? We spend an average of $700 apiece on holiday gifts every year. That a…

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The Best Gift You Could Give Your Family? Nothing.

You might think that someone who goes "gift-free" at Christmas might have fallen on hard times. Or you might think this person might simply be a scrooge who has forgotten about the spirit of Christmas…

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Why You Should Shop Local This Holiday Season (Infographic)

As holiday shopping plans are taking shape, we put together an infographic to help you consider whether shopping local should be a top priority in your shopping list. Check out the conflicting …

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19 Gift Ideas for People Who Love Animals

Animal lovers are the best people on earth... here are ten gifts they'd love to see under their tree! We know there are tons of animal lovers on Care2, and so it seems only fitting to round up pres…

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How To Shop For The Holidays Without Wasting Money Or Feeling Guilty

The day after Christmas can be a mix of happiness and dread. You still feel the glow of holiday cheer while you play with your new presents, but you also feel the rising guilt of how much money you sp…

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Make Your Own Holiday Dried Fruit Garland

This year, Gardenista editor Erin made a dried fruit garland to decorate for the holidays. Here's how to recreate your own. In case there's a historian in the crowd, it should be noted that the hi…

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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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No Bake (No Gluten) Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Need an easy, last minute dessert that wonít take up precious real estate in your oven this Thanksgiving/Hanakkah? Simply tired of baking? Have gluten intolerances to appease? Then stress no more! Thi…

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Luscious Carrot & Yam Coconut Soup with Potato and Cauliflower Mash

Luscious Carrot and Yam Coconut Soup With an amazing texture, this soup makes you melt when you eat it Ė itís that good! Itís great for people on non-dairy diets since coconut milk is used. The cur…

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The Ultimate Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Thanksgiving and Hanakkah are on their way. For those of us with special diets or food sensitivities, holiday dinners can become rather stressful and depriving. But the holidays are a time for everyon…

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