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7 Ways You Can Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day

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7 Ways You Can Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day

7 Ways You Can Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day Remember that feeling when you strutted into elementary school and forgot to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day? All your friends couldn’t wait to pinch and tease you. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking green. It’s one thing if you forget to wear green, but you should never forget about going green for the planet. Here are 7 easy ways you can help save our planet by going green: 1. Save Water Enjoying a nice, long shower after a hard day feels amazing...

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4 unique ways to show your love this Valentine’s Day

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4 unique ways to show your love this Valentine’s Day

4 unique ways to show your love this Valentine’s Day Spoiler alert: No, we’re not suggesting fancy chocolates, flowers or any lingerie for your Valentine’s Day plans. But thinking about underwear is heading in the right direction.  Here are 4 unique ways to show your partner some love this Valentine’s Day.  1. Make your undies match.  What could possibly be cuter than sporting the same organic Pima cotton designer drawers as your sweetheart? It’s cheesy, it’s sweet and no, it’s not the same old, same old. Of course, we recommend the red cure-the-world Marc Skid undies, made from the world's...

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3 websites to help you volunteer

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3 websites to help you volunteer

3 websites to help you volunteer We all like the idea of giving back and volunteering our time, but when it comes down to it, we don't do it as much as we should. But why? Of a whole host of excuses, a big one is that it's kind of hard to know what opportunities are out there--and if they'll be things that are the right fit for you. These sites and apps are out to change that. Check them out and get started changing the world! 1. VolunteerMatch.org  VolunteerMatch is the largest network for nonprofits. So far, 14.4 million...

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The 5 best ways to make your holiday more sustainable

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The 5 best ways to make your holiday more sustainable

The 5 best ways to make your holiday more sustainable In a season full of stress, it can be tempting to slack on your sustainable lifestyle in favor of easier options. But trust us, making green choices doesn't have to be hard. And you can feel good knowing you're doing your part to save the earth for holidays to come.  Follow these 5 easy tips to make your holiday season more sustainable. 1. Recycle that wrapping. Did you know most wrapping paper isn't recyclable? Opt for options like newspaper or recycled paper bags. Or take it up a notch with brown...

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How our National Parks came to be (and one way you didn't know you could use them)

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How our National Parks came to be (and one way you didn't know you could use them)

How our National Parks came to be (and one way you didn't know you could use them) In the US, our National Parks are home to some of the greatest scenery in the country. Volcanoes in Hawai'i, the Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree and Half Dome are just a few of the landmarks that call National Parks home. The lands they reside on are preserved for their natural beauty and so that each and every one of us can enjoy them. But in a time of manifest destiny, how did National Parks even have a chance to become a thing? Well, it...

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