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book cover for Powder Days by Heather Hansman
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Powder Days, by Heather Hansman

Powder Days, by Heather Hansman (Hanover Square Press, 264 pages) Heather Hansman learned to love skiing in New England, even […]

christmas ornaments popping out of cocktail shaker
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Making Spirits Bright

Wherein John Fladd presents “TannenBombed – A High-Proof Christmas Card in Eight Parts.” A note on measurements: For non-liquid ingredients, […]

book cover of On Animals by Susan Orlean
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On Animals, by Susan Orlean

On Animals, by Susan Orlean (Avid Reader Press, 237 pages) Susan Orlean had me at “Shiftless Little Loafers,” her 1996 […]

2 men hovering in air in sky diving simulation room
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Thrill Rides

Skydiving without a plane, surfing the indoor waves and other ways to get outside your comfort zone. Looking for adventure? […]

festive book cover for A Literary Holiday Cookbook
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Gift Guide – A book and a …

Gift ideas for book lovers As holiday gifts go, you can’t do much better than books. They’re easy to wrap, […]

clear glass mug of coffee surrounded by chocolate candies
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Gift Guide – Presents for your palate

Tasty gift ideas for the foodies in your life Give the gift of local eats this holiday season — whether […]

3 photos of books about hiking
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Gift Guide – A gift guide for hikers

Gear, good reads and great ideas for kids By Dan Szczesny While the cold season and its wind chills, frost […]

Miniature display of crafts including doll, necklace, holiday trees, topped with sign that reads Craftworker's Guild
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Gift Guide – Creatively wrapped

Art, music and theater gifts for all ages There are plenty of opportunities to shop locally for handmade, one-of-a-kind gifts […]

outside display of knit winter mittens
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Crafting your favorite things

Meet the crafters selling one-of-a-kind wearable, decorative and whimsical objects this season. For many local crafters, the holiday season is […]

still shot from the movie Elf
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So Much Holiday Fun: Big screen holiday

Catch your favorite holiday films at a theater See holiday classics like Elf, The Polar Express, It’s a Wonderful Life […]

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