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4 Key Tips to Prevent Holiday Stress

The holiday season is just starting and, for many of us, holiday stress is starting too. I try to plan ahead to minimize holiday stress. It’s not that I have less to do. In fact, November and Decem…

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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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Season of the Harvest

The day before Thanksgiving I stopped by the local Whole Foods Market on the way home. It was in the afternoon so there were traffic directors, the cart cache was nearly empty, and the parking lot was…

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This Woman Just Took Thankfulness to a Whole New Level

It's easy to lose sight of the most important t-word of the holiday season: thankfulness. Somewhere between last-minute grocery runs, all-day football games and a "Black Friday" tradition that has …

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10 Reasons to be Thankful for Forests

As you gather with family and friends to enjoy a hearty meal and a flurry of holiday events, your plans are probably focused inside -- seated around a table, in front of the television watching the bi…

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Skip the Pie: 5 Unexpected Thanksgiving Desserts

Traditionally, Thanksgiving dessert is all about the pies: pumpkin, apple and pecan. But if you're looking to buck tradition this year, we've got five last-minute tips for alternative turkey day desse…

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No Bake (No Gluten) Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Need an easy, last minute dessert that won’t 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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Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving?

Most of us know that the idyllic image of the first Thanksgiving isn't really what happened. Yes, records from the time tell us that Pilgrims and Native Americans enjoyed a bountiful meal together to …

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Tips for Avoiding Overeating This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, although I find it very difficult not to overeat! This holiday season, I’m arming myself with some practical and spiritual tools for enjoying my meal w…

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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your BFF

As thanksgiving approaches, many of us are thinking about what we are thankful for. Since I celebrated my big milestone birthday, I have spent lost of time reflecting and feeling thankful for all the …

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