Refresh Holiday Traditions

Celebrating classic holiday traditions the same way we always have—and maybe the way our parents and grandparents did—is part of the rich family heritage we pass on to our children. These family rituals are binding, grounding, memorable and much more…

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Antiques Rising

Discovering the Green in ‘Brown’ Furniture by Yvette C. Hammett Fast food and fast fashion are common in this amped-up world. There’s also fast furniture—the kind that often comes in a box, assembly required. It’s …

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Sustainable Skiing

Eco-Practices Grow on Winter Slopes From mountain peaks to base lodges, many alpine ski resorts are working to reduce the environmental impact of their operations. Skiers will discover that sustainability is the watchword at a …

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Kids With Gratitude

Making Thankfulness Second Nature by Ronica O’Hara This Thanksgiving, there’s something to be especially thankful for—gratitude itself. Emerging research shows gratitude to be one of the easiest, most effective ways to kickstart happiness and well-being. …

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The Re-Use Revolution

Plastics Peril Drives New Strategies by Yvette C. Hammett Daily news footage and photos capture the damage plastic is doing to the planet’s oceans: turtles ensnared in plastic nets, whales with guts full of plastics …

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Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change by Yvette C. Hammett Most people have never heard of regenerative agriculture, but there’s plenty of talk about it in the scientific and farming communities, along with a …

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