Category: Holiday

  • Celebrate Remembrance in Phoenix for Memorial Day

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    By Christopher Thompson A handful of ceremonies and remembrances are planned around the Valley. Check out the list below to see some things you can do to support remembrance and the celebration of life. Gilbert Historical Society’s Memorial Day Ceremony (May 27) Hosted by the Gilbert Historical Society and the American Legion Post 39, the […]

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  • 7 MORE Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts!

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    Valentine’s Day is TOMORROW and that means it is time to really find a gift for your sweetie! Check out 7 more gift ideas here and see if these ideas help you pick a great gift! 1: Edible Body Candle Scented candles are nice and all, but things will really heat up when your sweetie […]

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  • 3 Chocolate Treats You Can Make For Valentine’s Day

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    You don’t have to be in a relationship to enjoy the sweet delights of Valentine’s Day! Do something sweet for your friends, family, or loved one! Part of the inspiration behind making treats is knowing your audience’s tastes, whether that’s a love for chocolate manifesting in an oozing lava cake, or love for a lighter lemony […]

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  • DIY Eco-Friendly Perfume for Valentine’s Day

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    If you are looking to give the perfect gift to your sweetie for Valentine’s Day look no further! You can create specialized perfume or cologne with essential oils in reusable glass bottles that not only match your loved ones favorite scents but is also the perfect eco-friendly gift! Creating your own perfume is not only […]

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  • Can Chinese culture save China’s environment?

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    In the midst of a worsening environmental crisis, with constant reports of contaminated soil and water and record levels of air pollution, China’s government is appealing to traditional religions for help. The country needs to construct an “ecological civilization,” officials say, and traditional culture has a key role to play. As a member of the […]

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  • Waterford Residents are Asked to Recycle After Christmas

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    Waterford people are being urged to recycle plastic, waste cardboard and paper, and other items over the Christmas period. Christmas can be a plastic-heavy time with toy packaging, selection boxes and Christmas crackers. “There are many items that we use at Christmas time that can be recycled and especially when it comes to things like […]

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  • What to Recycle After Christmas

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    When the rush of Christmas presents is over on the morning of the 25th, many residents will be left with a lot of garbage. Before it is all thrown in the dumpster, officials with Texas Tech say it’s important to consider which bin to throw it in. From cardboard boxes, to foam packing, and gift […]

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  • Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle During the Best Time of Year!

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    The “most wonderful time of the year” is also the most wasteful. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans throw away 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New Years Day than any other time of the year. Whether you are shopping, decorating, cooking or giving a gift, Allyson Mitchell, executive director with the Indiana […]

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  • Shop Local in Hawaii this Holiday Season!

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    Honolulu is home to an abundance of creative talent and local entrepreneurs offering unique items you can’t find anywhere else in the world. As you cross off your Christmas list, here are a few reasons to shop small this holiday season.   1. PAY IT FORWARD When you walk out of your favorite boutique with […]

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  • Hawaii Post Offices are Getting Ready for the Holidays

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    Fifty-one post offices in Hawaii will be closing their retail lobbies at noon on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24. Those facilities are: Aiea Ala Moana Anahola Captain Cook Ewa Beach Haiku Hanalei Hanapepe Hawaii Kai Hickam AFB Hilo Hilo Downtown Honokaa Honolulu Downtown Honolulu Main Post Office Honolulu Uptown Kahului Kailua Kalaheo Kamuela Kapaa Kapalama Kapolei Keaau […]

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