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Greener Grads: Changing the Way We Approach Graduation

Blog   |    by Seth Yon   |    April 26, 2015

Greener Grads is offering the tools to change our traditions into less wasteful and more responsible celebrations.


How to Ask for the Gifts You Really Want This Holiday Season

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    November 19, 2015

Do you get too much "stuff" over the holidays? Here are three ways that New Dreamers have transformed their gift-giving traditions.


History and Hope: When green was called frugal

Blog   |    by Kim   |    August 26, 2008


Goldilocks, Cornucopias, and the American Diet

Blog   |    by Kim   |    October 29, 2009


Top 6 Ways to Simplify and Enjoy Your Holidays

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    November 17, 2015

For a holiday season focused on "more of what matters," check out our six favorite simplifying tips.


Why the Elf on the Shelf Is Not Welcome in My House

Blog   |    by Edna Rienzi   |    November 14, 2016

New Dream's Edna Rienzi offers tips to help parents avoid the "slippery slope" of this popular Christmas tradition.


Batik Easter Eggs: Layers of Color and Symbolism

Blog   |    by Kim   |    April 9, 2009


Interview with Sasha Dichter, Founder of Generosity Day

Blog   |    by New Dream   |    February 11, 2013

In February 2013, New Dream' spoke with Sasha Dichter, founder of Generosity Day, about his proposed alternative to Valentine's Day commercialism.


My Holidays, Simplified: More Connection, Less Stuff

Blog   |    by Holly Minch   |    December 4, 2013

New Dream board member Holly Minch shares her path toward more connection and less stuff during the holidays.


Christmas 2016: Not Made in China

Blog   |    by Anne G. Lliversidge   |    November 14, 2016

How one New Dreamer found meaning in finding and creating presents that reflect the true value of Christmas and family.


Faith Communities, the Environment, and Tales of Responsibility

Blog   |    by Kim   |    March 25, 2009


Simplifying Another Holiday

Blog   |    by Kim   |    June 13, 2008


A Single Shining Marble, and Other Cherished Gifts

Blog   |    by Sarah Wolpow   |    December 14, 2012

The most cherished gifts don't come in fancy packaging or from a trendy store. Guest blogger Sarah Wolpow explains.


The Handmade Touch

Blog   |    by Kim   |    December 1, 2008


Making the Potluck a Success in Today’s World

Blog   |    by Dale S. Brown   |    February 7, 2012

Can we reinvent the potluck so it can work in today’s busy, ingredient-conscious world?


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