ecological christmas card - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
We combined the feasting tradition with the greeting tradition with the home-baking tradition to make the most ecological Christmas cards imaginable. If we combined those traditions into one we cut out waste. So our Christmas cards were home-baked cookies of so many varieties, then we iced a beautiful message on top and gave them to our family, friends and community. Everyone had enough sweet food without buying anything - and of course we shared with everyone who needed food. Even if the cookies weren't the best in the world - they were all the world to us, they were the love that was around us all year.
Ecological Christmas cards to us were made from cards we kept on previous years. I guess they became postcards of sorts, but we were saving creation's forests and God's gotta approve of that.
Mama's ecological Christmas card for her neighbours were little plants she grew from cuttings. She popped them in a little pot, added a label of recycled Christmas card or a cereal box, and she was good to go.
A pot of our homemade jam was our Christmas card to our family, friends and neighbours. It was a simple act of nurture, a thing to help them feel good whenever they spread it on toast.