Holidays, Kids

Advent, when less waste is also less stress

Advent season is coming up and I have been pondering on a good way to celebrate it. Advent is often celebrated as the 25 days leading up to Christmas, although different faith traditions have different start and end dates--and many people do not celebrate Advent--or Christmas for that matter--at all. If you fall into the… Continue reading Advent, when less waste is also less stress


Gift wrapping

The holidays are a time when most Americans (and I'm assuming Chattanoogans too) create more waste than in any other time of year. One contributor to this waste is, you guessed it, wrapping paper.This year's zero-waste wrapping in our house.According to this article on USA today, China is getting fed up with us sending all… Continue reading Gift wrapping