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SlowMama Holiday Gift Guide 2013


I’m trying to implement some of Zoe’s tips for having a more meaningful Christmas this year, and that means trying to finish up as much of my shopping before December 1 as I can. If you’re in the same boat, here are some gift ideas with the SlowMama reader in mind — many are handcrafted, locally sourced, or support great charities abroad — that we think anyone on your list would enjoy.

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10 Days Until Giving Tuesday 2013 - iDonate

iDonate - More Gifts... More Good

This infographic by Heifer International is an awesome example of how to make your participation in #GivingTuesday known to your donors. The infographic is colorful, festive, and gives great information on the event itself, as well as Heifer International’s involvement.

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Can Retail Brands Make Every Day a Shopping Day?


One of the best gifting ideas I’ve found for this holiday season? A flock of chicks.

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Turning Nonprofit Beneficiaries Into Donors

Huff Post Impact

This holiday giving season, I'd like to encourage you to give your neighbor half the cash in your savings account. Sounds absurd, right?

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Read and earn a llama for Heifer International

coastweekend arts & entertainment

The Winter Reading Program at the Seaside Public Library kicked off Nov. 12. This year, kids and teens can help earn a llama for a deserving family living in the Andes Mountains of South America through Heifer International.

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Heifer International's Charitable Gifts - The Perfect Gift For The Person Who Has Everything

Free Hot Samples - Freebies and More

Everyone has that person they need to shop for that already has everything. You walk around the store hoping the gift you picked out isn't something they already have. This year give them something that will really make a difference.

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Gift Different This Holiday Season through Heifer International

EIN Newsdesk

Join celebrities like Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda, Allison Janney and others, who are joining the effort to help spread awareness about the joy of giving an alternative gift.

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Celebs Support Heifer Hanukkah Gifts That Give Back

Look to the Stars - The World of Celebrity Giving

This Thanksgivukkah (ThanksGiveACow), Heifer International is offering life-changing gifts that help end hunger and poverty while caring for the earth.

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Gifts to Charity

Mrs. Saint Nick - Countdown to a Stress-Free Christmas

Now let’s change the subject back to gifts, especially those to friends and family members who don’t need anything (and you know there are some people on your list who fit into that category.) Consider making a donation to a charity in that person’s name.

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McComb boy fulfills his birthday wishes by helping others

The Courier

As would any 11-year-old, Noah Weaver thought long and hard about what he might like for his 12th birthday, which he celebrated Nov. 9. Eventually, Noah reasoned that he had everything he needed and more, so he decided to use the occasion to help others.

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