Category: Green Gift Monday

How Bloggers Can Support Green Gift Monday

Written by | November 18th, 2011

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How Bloggers Can Support Green Gift Monday What Is Green Gift Monday? Green Gift Monday is the Conservancy’s special program that encourages good deeds for your friends, family and the environment throughout the holiday season, and we’re proud to be celebrating the second year of Green Gift Monday in 2011. Green Gift Monday coincides with […]

DIY: Wedding Invitation Ornament

Written by | November 14th, 2011

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DIY: Wedding Invitation Ornament By Madeline Breen As the crafter of my family, I’ve been wanting to come up with a sentimental, handmade Christmas gift for my sister and her new hubby. Since this is their first Christmas as a blissful married couple, I decided a gift that celebrates their newlywed status was a must. […]

Green Gift Partners

Written by | November 9th, 2011

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Our Partners Thank you to all of our partners for showcasing their support for Green Gift Monday. Read their posts for more green gifting ideas!   Get A Case of the Green Gift Mondays Treehugger Green Gift Monday: Pledge to Give Green this Holiday Season Active Junky Celebrate Green Gift Monday: DIY Mother Nature Network […]

Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans By Amy Ganderson In the spirit of Green Gift Monday, we asked The Nature Conservancy’s Facebook fans to complete the following statement, “I’d like to make the holidays green for my family by _________.” Here are a few of our favorites from our Facebook page. Special thanks to […]

DIY: Up-cycled Tie Wreath

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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DIY: Up-cycled Tie Wreath By Susan Iovenitti On one of my recent inspiration expeditions to the local library, I came across an interesting book all about “up-cycled gifts” called Upcycling by Danny Seo. In the book I found a wealth of ideas for turning ordinary objects around my house into beautiful gifts and décor. I’ve […]

Seven Tips for a “Greener” Holiday

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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Seven Tips for a “Greener” Holiday By Margaret Southern The holidays always conjure up a variety of sensory images. For glass-half-full people, maybe you think about the warmth of a crackling fire, the sounds of carolers singing in harmony or the smells of fresh pine. But if you have as much eco-guilt as I do, […]

Holiday DIY Projects from Pinterest

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Holiday DIY Projects from Pinterest By Madeline Breen My marketing colleagues and I have a new obsession: Pinterest. Have you heard of this lovely little web site yet? Pinterest is an online community that allows you to create virtual inspiration boards by “pinning” photos you’ve stumbled across online. Looking for a place to store all […]

Holiday Recipes Perfect for the Kiddos

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Holiday Recipes Perfect for the Kiddos By Susan Iovenitti As the holiday season approaches, so does the beginning of cooking and baking season in my household. This year, I have an extra pair of eager hands in the kitchen courtesy of my 3-year-old daughter. She’s as excited as I am to roll up her sleeves […]

Open Thread: Turning Valentine’s Day Green

Written by | February 5th, 2011

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We’re bringing the spirit of Green Gift Monday to Valentine’s Day. What are you doing this year to make your Valentine’s Day a little more eco-friendly?

10 Last-Minute Green Holiday Ideas From Our Facebook Fans

Written by | December 20th, 2010

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It’s not too late. Find out how old magazines, broken glass and some biscuits can help make your holidays a little more green.

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