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15 Unique Christmas Ornaments and Tree Trimmings

Decorate your Christmas tree in handmade ornaments with our roundup of gorgeous and unique trimmings! Whether you've already got your tree all set up or you'll likely wait until the last minute, it…

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A Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gift (That Smells Divine)

Is there anything more luxurious than the vanilla bean? Aside from the fact that they grow on orchids, the beans (known as tlilxochitl, "the black flower," by the Aztecs) emit a fragrance that is alm…

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39 Handmade Christmas Ornaments & Trimmings

Decorating the Christmas tree every year is a time honored event. Whether you use artificial or go out hunting for a fresh tree every year, hanging ornaments, lights, and trimmings is a fun way to gat…

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Make Your Own Holiday Ornaments

Start a new tradition by making tree ornaments out of recycled and repurposed materials. Instead of store-bought trimmings for their office Christmas tree, the Plenty magazine editors (along with a fe…

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The Best of Care2: Holiday Decorating and Entertaining

Here are dozens of great holiday ideas, compiled over years at Care2, to help us wrap, decorate, entertain, celebrate, and contact and give gifts to friends and family. Link here for ways to make e…

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Fun Decorating Using Earth’s Food Gifts

It is so much fun (and so inexpensive!) to make beautiful, meaningful holiday decorations using the earth’s gifts. Check out these fun ideas for holiday decorations using apples, pomegranates, citrus …

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Opt out. I haven't taken part in the rituals for years and the holidays don't stress me at all. If…

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