A Greener Christmas

A Greener Christmas

Book - 2009
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"Shows you how to make your home merry, bright, and eco-friendly! Part craft, gardening, and cookbook, part home decor and entertaining guide, A Greener Christmas lets the whole family get in on projects that are simple, seasonal, and of-the-moment. Welcome guests with candlelit lanterns, hand-stitched stockings, and cozy homemade wreaths. Trim your homegrown tree with shiny recycled tinsel, spicy dried citrus fruits, and wood-scented pine cones. Give heartfelt, environmentally-friendly gifts like homemade herbal teas and mulled wine sachets, all wrapped up in gorgeous, reusable packaging. And set a mouthwatering holiday spread, with the freshest breads, cheeses, meats, and produce, all sourced from local farms. Edited by food and lifestyle maven Sheherazade Goldsmith, this book will help you plan the most beautiful, most festive, and most responsible Christmas yet."--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2009.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780756656478
0756656478
Characteristics: 352 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Goldsmith, Sheherazade

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magsdaisy17
Jan 28, 2013

Love this book! It's got quite a few excellent ideas to help make your Christmas a bit greener and a lot more handmade. Lots of photos and great ideas! I really recommend it. However, the recipes were not as easy to follow, but can inspire you to create some of your own!

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DragonRhapsody
Oct 19, 2011

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and all the miscellaneously inspiring projects! Lots of ideas, pictures, information and details regarding how to do each craft and what to look for in a completed project. I recommend this book for anyone trying to cut their Christmas budget in half and learn to give with lovingly handmade goods instead of commercially bought future-trash.
My only complaint is that the recipes are not very straight forward. I had to add liquid to my recipe, and it is not very descriptive on what to do for making the recipe or what TYPES of sugar, "sugar syrup" or flour to use.

EuSei Jul 06, 2011

This reads almost like a book composed by a child… The crafts are quite childish and silly at times. A couple of interesting recipes, but that’s about it. Do not recommend.

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krazyk
Jan 07, 2011

Great book. Full of fun ideas for xmas gifts, crafts, food and more! I liked that it had lots of colour photos and easy to follow instructions! I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in celebrating a "greener christmas."

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