Holiday Food Drives: Charities need cash, not cans

It’s that time of year again, the time when well-meaning business and community members organize holiday food drives for the needy. Churches, schools, and employers put out large boxes to be filled with canned goods to send to the less fortunate. It’s a noble idea and donating to the poor … Read More

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Burning Wood

Everyone loves nestling up to a warm fire on a cold winter day. It’s the first way humans generated heat and it provides lovely ambiance, but it has its drawbacks. Wood smoke isn’t good for our health or the environment because it contains a range of chemicals and gasses like … Read More

Tips For Having a Greener Holiday Season

The most wonderful time of the year is unfortunately also the most wasteful.  Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Americans generate an extra 1 million tons of trash — 25% more than the rest of the year! People throw away everything from uneaten food, unwanted presents, wrapping, and packaging, to TVs, … Read More

Best Foods for Post-Thanksgiving Bloat

It happens every year… Family and friends come together to give thanks by gorging themselves on a mouthwatering turkey feast until they almost pop. It’s a delicious tradition you look forward to, but after consuming an average of 4,000 calories, you don’t always feel so hot. All that salt, sugar, … Read More

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