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The Green Life: Lazy Green Week: Staycations

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February 03, 2009

Lazy Green Week: Staycations

Take a staycation Go ahead, be lazy; expending less effort isn't always a bad thing. This week we're giving you easy green tips to simplify and de-stress your life.

Tip #2: Take a Staycation

Have you ever returned from a vacation feeling exhausted? There are benefits to traveling, but sometimes a quiet week at home is simply the more relaxing and restorative option. Many Americans are opting to save money and reduce their carbon footprint by staying put. An ideal "staycation" should be work-free and fun, so skip unpleasant chores, unplug the phone, and hide your laptop if necessary. Set a festive mood by donning your vacation duds and scheduling day hikes, bike rides, and visits to local museums.

Share your tips: What's your recipe for a great staycation?

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