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Great alternative to piles of individually wrapped gifts! Easier for you and better for the planet -- win win.

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Project Buy a House {Minimalistish(ish) Giving

This year I’m very focused on giving my family an experienced based, minimalist(ish) holiday season. We’ve cut our budget by quite a lot this year–and a good chunk of that budget is set aside for things like taking a train ride to play in the snow and going ice skating. For the first time, ever, …

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Free Printable: Simplifying the True Meaning of Christmas

free holiday printable - peace hope love. simplifying the holidays, a minimalist approach, true meaning of christmas | home life idea

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7 Ways to Simplify the Holidays

Ways to Simplify the Holidays

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An Alternative Gift Registry: Simplify the Holidays, Maximize Joy

Simplify Christmas with a SoKind Alternative Gift Registry

In cultures around the world, celebrations of special occasions are opportunities for gift giving.  For those of us who want to encourage our children to live simply, these occasions often invite feelings of frustration when well-meaning family and friends bombard our children with gifts that are ei

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Magical Christmas Lanterns

Magical Christmas Lanterns: DIY tutorial on how to turn Mason jars into lamps and create a simple Christmas decoration

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8 Days of Sustainable Hanukkah Gifts

Article - 8 Days of Sustainable Hanukkah Gifts

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Upcycled Chanukah Menorah (for Hanukkah)

Anyone can make this DIY Upcycled Chanukah Menorah!

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Recycled Christmas Placemats!

Another idea for all those cards -- Recycled Christmas Placemats!

A holiday gift tracker for those who want to give meaningful gifts from the heart

The Wallet Buddy: a cleverly-designed paper sleeve that wraps around an ATM or credit card, and offers a list of thoughtful questions to ask before making a purchase. Download it, print it, and share it with family and friends.

Don't bust your budget this holiday season! The Simplify the Holidays calendar includes lots of great resources for staying on track, and avoiding financial stress this year.