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6 Wonderful Non Traditional Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas

I really don’t think I would have made a great hippie. My parents were decent at it I suppose but I am too much of an activist. I know hippies were activists in their own right  (some of them anyway) but I am blessed/cursed with a unique combination of being conservative and liberal, feminist yet still finding the value of a woman caring for children and staying at home, a Christian but not religious, oh my gosh, it makes my head spin sometimes when trying to decide where I stand on an issue! But phooey on all of that right now! Let’s talk Christmas. Let’s talk Christmas on a budget. Let’s talk Christmas with meaning and depth and gifts that have a lasting impact! Here are my top 6 Wonderful Non Traditional Eco/Human Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas-

My All Time Favorite Artist

I can not think of anyone in the music industry that has such a long career impacting their audience like Toby Mac. I’ve been listening to every single song, purchasing every single CD, attending every concert near me since I was 19. I’m 46! Ya! For Toby, making every moment count is about more than just saying it out loud. Whether he’s at home with his wife and five children, mentoring new artists, recording in the studio or on the road with his band Diverse City, Toby’s heart for collaboration is rooted in his belief that no matter where we’ve come from, we are better together then we are alone. Originally hitting the scene as a part of the dynamic trio DC Talk in the 80’s with equally admirable Michael Tate and Kevin Max, the band reached across creative boundaries and stood firm in their love for Christ and equality, deeply inspiring others to love. I would really love for you to learn more about this amazing artist and I love what he says- “I …