Category Archives: Holidays

#InsteadofStuff

The holidays are upon us! Snow-flake and wreath decorations started cropping up in October, and we knew what that meant: get your wallets.  The most consumptive (and possible least eco) time of year was coming! The problem isn’t giving.  Generosity … Continue reading

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Ramadan for a non-Muslimah

Each year a dear friend invites me to observe Ramadan with her family.  What is Ramadan?  Ramadan is the 9th month of the Muslim lunar calendar.  Practicing Muslims fast during this month as a way to reflect on their spiritual … Continue reading

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Infused Vodka for Pops

Every year around this time, my brother and I get hit with a double whammy- our dad’s birthday and Father’s Day in the same week!  We wanted to make something different for him this year, so Brad and I decided … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate!

MOMs has so much to celebrate this time of year: We’ve got our new Waldorf store’s grand opening tomorrow through Sunday.  After a tricky planning & setting phase, and major storm threats, we’re thrilled to have the support of the … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

I wish this was a post about a lovely memory of my father since Father’s Day is upcoming but after I spent a few moments wondering what the heck I was going to get him one thing immediately came to … Continue reading

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7 Valentine’s Gift Ideas

Valentine’s gifts don’t have to be extravagant (unless maybe you’re in really big trouble with your significant other!).  A thoughtful, personal pick can be the winner.  Here are 7 ideas to get you in the mood: 1) Spa day – … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, How Can I Re-purpose Your Branches?!

The time has come to take our Christmas tree down.  I found myself lying in bed trying to sleep thinking about ways I could re-purpose that lovely, yet slowly dying Fraser fir standing in my living room.  Here’s some ideas … Continue reading

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