Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Turn Calendars into Gift Bags

This holiday season can be so confusing for those of us caught between wanting to commit to sustainability and wanting to participate in some form of popular culture (aka presents under the tree). 

I'm not crafty enough for this, but I know most FSP families are :

Gift Bag Your Calendar -- directions for turning 2010 into wrapping paper :)

The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood publishes a guide and links to some other resources for adding simplicity to the holidays.

And, if there is some truth to the NYT motherlode comments that it is really ok to give kids (and adults)  some whimsy and purchased pleasure in the holiday season, use the comments to share your best gift ideas!