Tag Archives: Christmas

The Season of Giving

That is a loaded phrase. It immediately induces worry, stress, guilt, anticipation, wistfulness and sometimes joy. There really are no guidelines to gift giving, but there are strategies. Below are some that have been tried by my clan. Exchange. This … Continue reading

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Recycling Your Christmas Cards

Each year I get dozens of beautiful Christmas cards (and some not so beautiful). Over the years I have learned a few ways to reuse the cards–and recycling is one of our core values on this blog (as is frugality). … Continue reading

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Simple Living Holiday: 3 Easy Garlands

Garlands can be made of practically anything. Of course, there’s the tinsel kind, but one of the most popular garlands of the past was the cranberry-and-popcorn version. Frugal even today, and after the holiday, these edible garlands can be put … Continue reading

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