A Holiday Thought…..


Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.

Dr. Seuss 

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This year, slow down and take pleasure in the simple beauty of the season – baking holiday treats and meals, listening to Christmas carols in front of a roaring fire, decorating your home with special ornaments and lots of winter greens and berries, “green” wrapping your gifts, reaching out to those in need, and of course spending precious time with family and friends.  Celebrate with old traditions, embrace new ones and be grateful for your blessings.

I’m definitely taking pleasure in my kids’ visits who come from far and wide, and as much as I love blogging, I don’t want to miss a minute with them.  So, I’ll resume sending you exciting new green tips after the New Year.  For green holiday ideas, check out last year’s Green Your Holidays. 

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and look forward to a green and healthy 2014.

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10 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Carol M Berry on December 20, 2013 at 9:34 pm

    Betsy,

    Love this newsletter. Thanks for the great education.

    You are a blessing.

    Carol

    Reply

    • Thank you Carol – readers like you make my efforts so worth it! By the way, I feel you are a blessing too and am so looking forward to the reunion in 2015!

      Merry Christmas!

      Reply

  2. Posted by amy nachman on December 20, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    thanks, Betsy. glad you are taking some time off. happy green new year!

    Reply

  3. Posted by Peter Wild on December 20, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    Sweet!

    Reply

  4. Betsy, may you and your family enjoy a beautiful and very special Christmas! I look forward to your posts in January.

    Reply

  5. Posted by Tudy & David Hill on December 22, 2013 at 4:01 am

    I love your comments about what is beautiful in this season…thank you, Betsy. Tudy x

    ________________________________

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  6. Merry Christmas, Betsy!

    Reply

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