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Holiday Gift Guide, Day 10: Soft Knits and Cuddly Creatures

Since my toes are still thawing out from my walk to the office this morning, I think it’s safe to state, “Baby it’s cold outside.” And since it is that glorious time of year to snuggle up by the fire and get warm and cozy with a book, I’m devoting today’s gift lineup to all things soft and cuddly.

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Holiday Gift Guide, Day 9: Primped and Pampered

We could all use a bit of R & R right about now as we all scramble to finish off those last minutes gifts and baked goodies for co-workers, am I right? Thus I am not going to sit here and pontificate: Boys, your ladies will love these sweet beauty items and pampering memberships. Ladies, your girlfriends will, too. Now, zen out.

 

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Rooting for the Underdog, Restaurant Version

In the January issue, I review the charming and very delicious Travelers Thali House on Beacon Hill. It's a bittersweet review for me because the restaurant is so good, so welcoming, and the food is lovely in so many ways. But where is everyone? Read more »


Holiday Gift Guide, Day 8: All Bagged Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bag up that holiday shopping list with one of these locally made bags, which run the style scale from sporty to luxuriously slick: 

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Holiday Gift Guide, Day 7: Local Spirits and Beer-Inspired Gifts

It is quite tempting to intro this spirits-, brews- and beer-related post with big exclamation points following a drawn-out exclamation: “Booze!” But I will try to keep things classy and restrain myself. However, thanks to a boom in local distiller and craft brewery products in our fair city, I can’t guarantee your recipient will be able to contain their glee over these gifts:

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