Weekend Links

Make Your Own Gift Bag and Tag :: Recycled Lovelies
Using Essential Oils to Build Immunity… :: More Than Mundane
How to Make Your Own (Unrefined) Powdered Sugar :: Keeper of the Home
Cinnamon and Vanilla Walnuts :: The Nourishing Gourmet
Gifts from Nature: A Nature Exchange :: The Magnifying Glass
Great Gifts Need Not Come From a Store :: Green Your Decor

This last link reminds me that one of the best ways we can “green our holidays” is to truly think outside the box, and the big box store. What a treasure to give a family heirloom as a gift, or to pass on something beloved from ourselves to our children.

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
-Ralph Waldo Emmerson

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Nicole lives near the beach in Southern California with her husband and three young kiddos. She writes a a lifestyle blog about creativity, family life, community, and all sorts of other fun stuff, and also keeps a homeschool journal called The Bennettar Academy. Her most recent (free!) ebook is about why and how to make more time for reading.

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  1. Ooh, I can’t wait to read every one of them. Thanks!

  2. Nicole…thanks so much for the shout out to the Magnifying Glass!!! Best of luck in your new role here on SO!!!


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