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Dec

How to survive the post-holiday bluesDon’t let feelings of sadness get you down after the holidays. Here’s how to get back on track for a healthy and happy new year.

How to survive the post-holiday blues
Don’t let feelings of sadness get you down after the holidays. Here’s how to get back on track for a healthy and happy new year.

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Dec

woodythedog:

Happy holidays!

woodythedog:

Happy holidays!

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Dec

brit:

We’ve teamed up with Milk-Bone to bring you 12 stylish stocking stuffers for your pooch. Check ‘em out.

brit:

We’ve teamed up with Milk-Bone to bring you 12 stylish stocking stuffers for your pooch. Check ‘em out.

7 of the biggest holiday myths debunkedTell you mother that you don’t necessarily need to wear a hat out in the cold.

7 of the biggest holiday myths debunked
Tell you mother that you don’t necessarily need to wear a hat out in the cold.

16

Dec

5 DIY gift ideas for pet lovers
Here are some adorable, easy-to-make holiday crafts for your pets or your pet-loving friends, courtesy of DIYer extraordinaire Brit Moran.

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Dec

How to create less waste during the holidaysFollow our guide to a less-wasteful holiday season and give a gift to the planet this year.

How to create less waste during the holidays
Follow our guide to a less-wasteful holiday season and give a gift to the planet this year.

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Dec


 How holiday eating disturbs your ‘food clock’ 



Do all those stolen bites of pie leave you feeling askew?
Do all those stolen bites of pie leave you feeling askew?

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Dec

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent, and this extra trash — mostly food, shopping bags, product packaging and wrapping paper — adds up to an additional 1 million tons of waste a week that’s sent to U.S. landfills, according to the EPA. Luckily, there are many steps you can take that will help you reduce your holiday trash — and even save some cash.How to create less waste during the holidays

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent, and this extra trash — mostly food, shopping bags, product packaging and wrapping paper — adds up to an additional 1 million tons of waste a week that’s sent to U.S. landfills, according to the EPA. Luckily, there are many steps you can take that will help you reduce your holiday trash — and even save some cash.
How to create less waste during the holidays

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Dec


 8 nature-inspired mantel decorating ideas 



Take a cue from the world around you to make your hearth festive and fun.
Take a cue from the world around you to make your hearth festive and fun.

 Soothe holiday stress with a 1,000-year-old trick 



A medication technique that’s been around for millennia can reduce anxiety and blood pressure.
A medication technique that’s been around for millennia can reduce anxiety and blood pressure.