Hot cocoa was made for winter nights. The only thing that can make it better is to drink from a mug that was decorated with love by someone you know!
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- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- SOLAR ENERGY
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
Candles made from beeswax instead of paraffin is a great gift idea, especially for loved ones who are sensitive to perfumes and fragrances, or have allergies.
Processed holiday cookie mixes are depressing and unhealthy. So why not give your friends the chance to try your favorite healthy cookie recipe with a few time-saving short-cuts?
Instead of buying into the high priced jewelry game, why not make a thoughtful trinket that will reflect your loved one’s fascination with sustainability, gardening, and all things handmade?
Looking for a gift that will surprise your loved ones AND keep valuable resources out of the landfill? Look no further than the DIY Pallet Adirondack Chair from Repurposed Goods.
This holiday season, Insteading will feature a series of posts about simple, sustainable, DIY/handmade gift ideas. These posts will help to spark your imagination as well as support small businesses, crafters, and makers in communities around the country.
If you’re not interested in being trampled while searching for holiday gifts, but still want to take advantage of the good deals that are available on Black Friday, here are a couple of alternatives that will save you time, money, and your sanity.
In the United States, we generate an extra 5 million tons of household waste each year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, including three times as much food waste as at other times of the year.