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Category: Winter

December 27, 2013

My Top 10 Holiday Table-Setting Tips

Still recovering from Christmas? Weary of party after same-old party? On the verge of drafting a New Year’s resolution vowing never to...

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December 19, 2012

Color Me Christmas

You might be dreaming of a white Christmas, but I prefer the traditional red and green - for decorating, that is! These colors cheer up...

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December 28, 2011

Holiday in a Hurry

My husband often questions my habit of collecting throughout the year. In fact, my last antiques mall-find elicited a frown and dismissive,...

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December 18, 2010

Home for the Holidays

Like it or not, we’re homebound this holiday. My husband is on call through Christmas, and I’m between photo shoots for my next cookie...

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January 30, 2010

An Affair of the Heart

We all have that certain someone for whom a box of chocolates doesn’t seem quite enough . . . that person who’s been there, done that,...

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January 25, 2010

Bling in the New Year

Tick tock. Tick tock. Before you know it, this year will be a distant point in history. If you’re spinning your wheels on New Year’s...

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January 24, 2010

Dreaming of a Green Christmas

If the flurry of malls and mass consumerism overwhelms you during the Christmas season, then do as I do and avoid the excess by delivering...

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