Our maverick dad set out to create a magical holiday for his family without buying them presents. Santa proved unstoppable, but he still claims victory.
This year, go easy on the wallet and light on the land by writing your own rules for the holidays. Just don’t lose the magic in the process.
Earlier this month, Grist set out to rewrite the rules of the holidays. The idea seems to be catching.
Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus spent years amassing the trappings of a “successful” life. Then they decided success wasn’t all it was chalked up to be.
We asked Grist readers for suggestions for how to rock the holidays without partaking of the shopping madness and materialism. Boy, did you deliver.
An attempt to avoid giving chain-store Christmas gifts kicks off with a weekend craft-fair binge.
When one Grist staffer set out to create a low-impact holiday, a national TV news program dubbed him a “Grinch.” But his message seems to have struck a chord.
This easy-to-make holiday gift topper is sure to be a blockbuster hit.
Introducing our theme for December: how a Grist editor’s “no presents this year” letter sparked a wave of holiday-season rethinking.