It’s December first! There’s still time to plan and prepare for the holidays. Don’t let the seasonal crowds or late-shipped Internet gifts get you down. Have a do-it-yourself Christmas! A Greener Christmas, by Sheherazade Goldsmith, is a hands-on, eco-friendly holiday guide to home decoration, gift giving and entertaining. It is full of warmly photographed, simple, earthy crafts and projects. Learn how to make your own presents like salon-style foot scrubs, recycled paper cards, fruit jams, bath oils, tote bags and wreaths. Then, when January rolls around, brush up on how to reuse your live tree. For stripped down, environmentally conscious Christmas ideas, check out A Greener Christmas.