Friday, December 14, 2012

Gifts that Go Away

This time of year, it's easy to get caught up in the excessive and wasteful consumerism that takes place.

More than likely, items purchased from big box stores eventually go out of style, take up space collecting dust, end up in a landfill, garage or estate sale.

We can make conscious and smart choices when buying holiday gifts.  As much as possible, give "Gifts that Go Away", support local service providers, farmers and artisans, purchase "Made in the USA", shop local, buy handmade, or make your own.
  • Jam
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Soap
  • Salsa
  • Bread
  • Honey
  • Facials
  • Knitwear
  • Car Wash
  • Massages
  • Chocolate
  • Pedicures
  • Manicures
  • Apple Cider
  • Raw Honey
  • Herbal Teas
  • Maple Syrup
  • Yoga classes
  • Movie Tickets
  • Beeswax Candles
  • Infused Herbal Oils
  • Essential Oils (these are all grown and distilled in the USA by Young Living: Clary Sage, Juniper, Idaho Tansy, Idaho Balsam Fir, Lavender, Western Red Cedar, German Chamomile, Hyssop, Oregano, and Lavender)
photo source: flickr.com

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