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SELF HOME FAMILY

Peek inside

ways to stay fit 9 Five Avoid weight gain from overindulgence.

Pat’s Corner

From harvest to holiday 27 Get the most out of your décor this season.

Q: Dear Pat, Our basement flooded and ruined our wall to wall carpet. Is there a substitute floor covering for us? A: Yes, I would recommend solid sheet vinyl flooring. This material has no felt paper backing which makes it practically waterproof. Many laminate floors were also affected by the recent flooding. Fortunately, this sheet vinyl is available in strip-wood and ceramic tile patterns that should coordinate with your present decor.

you believe in Santa? 40 Do What to say when children ask.

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SELF 11 Beauty corner

Go natural with jewelry and tinted moisturizer.

12 Date night at historic inn

Experience a genuine wassail toast in Adams County.

16 Mingle with confidence

Avoid those awkward moments at parties.

21 Turkey as high fashion

Poultry feathers adorn award-winning dress.

24 Vampire vows

Wedding planning, ‘Twilight’ style.

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HOME 29 Inside the ‘Extreme’ home

The Keefers’ interior makeover revealed.

30 Expert décor

See inside an interior designer’s home.

34 Lighting up in southern York County

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A stop on last year’s Holiday Home Tour.

38 Organizing tips

If you have any questions for Pat, send him an email at: patrick@embeeandson.com Your question may be published in the next issue of “Pat’s Corner.”

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elements and color schemes from around her home as inspiration. ‘It doesn’t all have to be red and green,’ she said. DeNicola used shades of blue, white and gold throughout her Mechanicsburg home. See more and get decorating tips on pages 30-33.

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Editor’s note I often choose stories because I want to understand something better. The story about how to mingle on pages 16-18 is an example. I could use help striking up conversation with strangers. When I attend parties, I feel like Bridget Jones, dressed inappropriately, hoping to make a good impression but often laughing too loudly, saying something inappropriate and asking if anyone knows where the bathrooms are. Our experts share suggestions for dealing with those awkward moments that often arise. I marvel at people who seem comfortable in every situation. My husband, Mark, is often the life of the party, while I’m more comfortable being the caretaker for our children, excusing myself often to chase them, change diapers, feed and clean up after them while making sure they don’t destroy anything in the host’s home. My children love (to break) holiday decorations, (to un-decorate) Christmas trees and (to throw) collectibles while visiting. I have to constantly remind them to keep their hands to themselves. If we were ever fortunate enough to visit homes like those featured on pages 30-37, my children would never leave my side. (If you’ve ever wondered how a professional interior designer decorates for

the holidays, turn to page 30.) Thankfully, there are a lot of places I can take my kids, and we included many events fit for families on pages 6-7, as well as places to see Santa on page 43. My daughter, Mara, is 6 this year, and she's already told me some of her friends don't believe. I will read her “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” this year, because I’m not ready to let go of the magic. The column is on page 41 for you to share with your little skeptics. I hope you find something that makes your holiday season bright in this issue. And, if you ever see me at a party, feel free to start up a conversation and save me from shoveling appetizers in my mouth all night. Kara Eberle Smart magazine editor keberle@ydr.com

Kara and her husband, Mark, pose with Charlie, 8 months, and Mara, 5, last year.


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The original Christmas play will be performed at the Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse Nov. 2 through Dec. 23. Evening performances will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Matinee performances will be 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at the playhouse in Boiling Springs, Cumberland County. Price is $38 per ticket. Call 258-3211 for more or visit allenberry.com.

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The Shippensburg University Community Orchestra will perform a program of classic pieces at 3 p.m. Nov. 20. The performance is free and will feature Beethoven’s first symphony and movements from Handel’s Water Music Suite. Trumpeter Judith Saxton will be featured. The event will be at the Luhrs Center. Visit luhrscenter.com for more.

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A Christmas Story The original version of the Christmas movie classic will be performed at the Sunoco Performance Theater on Market Street in Harrisburg Nov. 4 through 17. There will be evening performances and matinees with tickets from $15 to $25. See whitakercenter.org for details. Call 214-2787 for more.

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The annual gala celebrates the winter season with proceeds benefiting the Adams County Children’s Advocacy Center. Held 6 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel, the evening will include dinner, live music, dancing and an auction. Cost is $60 per person. For details, call 337-9888.

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The Intercourse Canning Co. will serve samples of warm Thanksgiving dishes on Nov. 18 and 19. Visitors can taste a variety of products during store hours. Call 768-0156 or visit intercoursecanning.com for more.

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York Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration Gather at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 S. George St. in York, at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 for an interfaith community celebration. Participants will include local clergy and lay leaders. For details, visit tbiyork.org.

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Festival of Trees Local garden clubs decorate Christmas trees with handmade ornaments at Fort Hunter Tavern House. It is open from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. weekends Nov. 26 through Dec. 18. Trees will be available for raffle and ornaments will be for sale.

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Christmas Magic Festival of Lights At Rocky Ridge County Park, walk through a half-mile trail and be dazzled by 400,000 lights. Don’t forget to visit Santa and allow plenty of time to see all the sights. Open 6 to 9 p.m. weekdays and 5 to 9 p.m. weekends. Open daily from Nov. 25 through Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 24 and 25). Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for children and $7 for seniors. Call 840-7740 or visit yorkcountyparks.org for details.

Handmaids and Friends Craft Show Head to the Front Porch Team Room, 25 W. Market St., Hallam, for handmade wreaths, ornaments, centerpieces and more. Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 25-26 and 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 27.


DECEMBER York's annual alternative-gift fair helps support local charities while honoring loved ones. By choosing gifts through the fair, you are helping agencies that work to improve the quality of life in York County. Held 5 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Christ Lutheran Church, 29 S. George St. in York. Email yorkpa@giftsthatgivehope.org or visit giftsthatgivehope.org/york for details.

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Handel’s Messiah The Dickinson College orchestra, choir and collegiums will present Handel’s Messiah as a part of holiday presentations. The free show will be 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at First Lutheran Church on the corner of High and Bedford streets in Carlisle.

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Twinkling lights, Christmas carols and a string quartet will be at the Silver Spring Township Fire Company social hall in Mechanicsburg. Crafts, snacks, and letters to Santa for children will begin at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 and run until 8:30 p.m. Contact Kristy Owens at 766-0178 ext. 305 or kaowens@silverspringtwp-pa.gov.

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See the Nutcracker The Greater York Dance and the Midstate Ballet perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 and 2 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Strand-Capitol in York. Dancers from New York City Ballet will be the Sugar Plum and Cavalier this year. For details, visit gycde.com. For tickets, call 846-1111.

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All of the ingredients to create the perfect gingerbread man and face painting for children will be at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard and Farm Market in Hellam Township. Hot spiced cider will be available for adults while browsing fresh holiday greenery, decorations and crafts. Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10. For details, call 254-2540 or visit flinchbaughsorchard.com.

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Head out to the annual event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 11 at Temple Beth Israel, 2090 Hollywood Drive, York Township. You'll find new vendors this year, selling jewelry, designerinspired handbags, bath and body products, knitwear, tea, homemade candy and more. For details, call 843-2676.

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A Christmas scene will be exhibited at the historical society, Dec. 2 through Jan. 7. Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the historical society on North Pitt Street in Carlisle. Admission is free. For details, visit historicalsociety.com or call 249-7610.

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A 28-piece ensemble from Pittsburgh and the York County Senior Honors Choir will perform favorite seasonal music. The performance begins 3 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. Tickets range from $18 to $39. Call 846-1111 or visit strandcapitol.org.

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he holidays are a perfect time for getting together with family and friends. The memories created will likely last a lifetime. One thing no one wants to last a lifetime, however, is the weight gain that often comes with overindulging. Marianne Troy, owner and operator of Hampden Nutrition in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, stresses the importance of maintaining an “if you bite it, you write it” food log and keeping track of your weight. “Joining a club or organization where there are weekly weigh-ins will keep you accountable,” she said. Her club stresses nutrition, and a new subject is tackled each week to keep members educated on healthy eating habits. Rhonda Marsh, fitness instructor at Momentum Female Fitness Club in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, agrees that interacting with a group can keep you from packing on those pounds. “Winter is much better spent inside with a group of friends in classes that keep you motivated together,” she said.

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Megan Donley, owner and operator of Lotus Moon in York, touts yoga’s benefits for young and old. “Yoga results in increased flexibility and strength for the muscles, ligaments and joints and also helps to cleanse organs and rejuvenate the entire body. It aides focus, relaxation and stress release, while improving posture and helping with weight loss,” she said. She recommends yoga as a supplement to other exercise programs to strengthen the body and keep muscles from getting sore. For advanced yoga practitioners, Strictly Fitness in York offers “Hot Yoga,” where the room is heated up to 105 degrees to reach deeper tissue. According to fitness instructor Jill Bair, hot yoga warms up the muscles so clients can get more out of their classes.

Toning classes incorporate weights and bands to increase muscle and strength. “The toning classes at Strictly Fitness last 30 minutes and appeal to all ages and fitness levels as well,” Bair said.

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Zumba Tatjana McAlister, owner of Highpointe Fitness Studio in Spring Grove, said she creates a party atmosphere for those who come to her studio for Zumba classes. “We create fun and dynamic classes using an amazing club lighting system and we even have a GLO Zumba night that uses black lights,” she said. "Dancing really gets those endorphins flowing and also gets the heart working while using the brain to remember combinations and steps. It is truly a fun trifecta.”

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“Wassail! Wassail! Wassail!” Joan and Sal Chandon, owners of Adams County’s historic Fairfield Inn since 2002, hoist their glasses to toast the health of the scores of guests gathered at their business on a frigid December night. “Wassail!” the guests echo back loudly enough to wake the ghosts who are rumored to linger around this property. The chant kicked off the 253rd annual Christmas celebration at the home last year. The Fairfield Inn was first used as a colonial meetinghouse and was frequented by Patrick Henry. It later functioned as a tavern and now has the distinction of


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being one of only five inns in the United States that has continuously provided comfort to guests for more than 250 years. Walking through the front door, visitors immediately notice the tilt of the floors and stairs, which are part of the new main hallway constructed in 1801. To the right is a parlor, where guests can warm themselves in front of a roaring fire and where Feast of Christmas patrons gather. Adjoining the parlor is a dining room where Ike and Mamie Eisenhower frequently supped, enjoying the cozy, home-away-from-home atmosphere. To the left of the entrance, guests can step into the Squire Miller Tavern and order their drinks from a bartender who has been a fixture at the establishment for

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many years. Touting the oldest tavern license in the area, it’s where the Feast of Christmas patrons refill their mugs before returning to the dining room. Irish band Cormorant’s Fancy regaled the audience with Christmas carols, Civil War songs and other folk material during the 2010 feast. Bells are passed around so the audience can participate. Carolle Patrick, of Greencastle, eagerly grabbed a bell and shook it in time with the music as her husband, Donald, looked on with amusement. The couple have

attended the Feast of Christmas for almost 25 years. “We love old inns,” Carolle Patrick said. “The food here has always been excellent, and we recommend this place to everyone.” On the night’s menu is Yankee pot roast soup, Confederate salad, roast prime rib of beef, roasted breast of turkey and pumpkin pie for dessert. The Chandons stop at each table, chat with their guests and thank them for coming. “When people are enjoying our food, there’s a sense of satisfaction we get,” Joan said. “It’s immediate gratification. We love the smiles we see on people’s faces.” As everyone finishes the last bite of pie, Joan and Sal dim the lights and ask the crowd to join them in singing “Silent Night.” Strangers and friends participate in the moving rendition, and all is still for a moment after the singing ends before the couple breaks the silence with a rousing shout of “Merry Christmas!”

ABOVE Beth Folkemer, left, and Stephen Folkemer of Cormorant’s Fancy sing before the Feast of Christmas at Fairfield Inn last December. CENTER Owner Sal Chandon chats with patrons before the start of the Feast of Christmas at the Fairfield Inn in 2010. LEFT Prime rib, turkey, mashed potatoes, carrot casserole and cranberry relish serves as the main course during the feast.

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The Historic Fairfield Inn Carrot Pecan Casserole This recipe is a real autumn and winter favorite for guests. It lends itself nicely to the holiday dinner table. The sweet, delicious baked flavor will have many of your guests guessing it has sweet potatoes in it. 4 pounds diced carrots (fresh or frozen) 1 cup sugar 1 stick (¼ lb.) butter 1 cup toasted pecan pieces 1/3 cup milk 4 eggs lightly beaten ½ cup flour ½ teaspoon grated orange rind 1 ½ tablespoons vanilla extract ½ teaspoon nutmeg Boil carrots 20 to 25 minutes or until tender. Drain, let cool slightly and mash by hand with a masher or in a stand mixer (a food processor may be used for a smooth texture, though we prefer a slightly course texture for the finished, baked casserole). Transfer carrots to a large mixing bowl; thoroughly mix in the remaining ingredients. Spoon into lightly greased baking dish(es) and bake at 350 degrees until the casserole is lightly browned. Serve hot.

Wassail Punch 2 quarts apple cider 2 cups orange juice ½ cup lemon juice 10 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 1 pinch ground ginger 1 pinch ground nutmeg In a slow cooker or a large pot over low heat, combine apple cider, orange juice and lemon juice. Season with cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Bring to a simmer. If using a slow cooker, allow to simmer for six hours. Serve hot.

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If the thought of holiday open houses and office parties makes you want to move to the wilds of Montana for the next couple months, then read on. We talked to expert minglers about how you can be a hit at any function.

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PARTY FOUL: Last year during your husband’s office party, you clung to the hors d’oeuvres table like it was a lifeboat to avoid talking to people you didn’t know. Instead of enjoying joyful banter, you gained 3 pounds munching on cheese straws, spinach balls and cream puffs. SAVE YOURSELF: Before heading out to this year’s party, psyche yourself up. It’s time to put on your metaphorical confident pants and strike up a conversation with a stranger. John Treires said it’s perfectly natural to have some trepidation — but don’t let yourself be overwhelmed by nervousness. Recognize that everyone in the room is at least a little shy in large-group settings. Many times, people feel like they’re the only one who doesn’t know someone at a party, Erin Stine said, but that usually isn’t the case. Kim WalshPhillips said it’s important to create a game plan. Since it’s easier to meet someone new if you know you have common ground, she suggested asking the host in advance if there’s a guest who might share your interests and to introduce you at the party.

CONVERSATION KEY: Finding someone who can handle introductions for you — whether it’s the host or your significant other — will help you clear that first mingling hurdle.

PARTY FOUL: Even though you found common ground with someone at the party on your current obsession — “True Blood” — the woman’s eyes are glazing over as you wrap up your 10-minute thesis on why Bill is clearly a better choice for Sookie than Eric. You have the sinking feeling that the cellphone call she just answered was fake and she’s just trying to escape you. SAVE YOURSELF: While talking to someone about a shared interest is smart, talking at someone for extended periods of time is not. The key to being a good mingler is being a good listener, agreed the panelists. “Attentiveness and good listening conveys to the other party that you’re genuinely interested in what they have to say,” Treires said. Talking about yourself all night can be perceived as boorish and selfish, and will only result in hanging out back by those cream puffs. Instead of monopolizing the conversation, ask the person you’re speaking with to tell you about herself. “This isn’t the time to tell your life story,” Walsh-Phillips said. CONVERSATION KEY: Don’t just pretend to listen by nodding and smiling. Show you are genuinely interested in what the person has to say by asking follow-up questions.


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PARTY FOUL: You overhear a group of party-goers huddled together and whispering about the time one of them moved his co-worker’s/arch nemesis’ desk into the bathroom, and you decide to jump in with your own story of office pranking — only the conversation grinds to a halt as everyone shifts uncomfortably and avoids making eye contact. SAVE YOURSELF: As smart as you were to start a conversation with the group about something you have in common, it sounds like you just walked into a private conversation. Be careful to watch body language, Walsh-Phillips said. If the group looks to be faced inward in a tight circle, they might not be interested in newcomers, so it’s best to move on. When you do get in on a conversation, be aware of how people look. If they’re looking around, not making eye contact or constantly checking their cellphones, chances are they’re not interested in talking to you. CONVERSATION KEY: Be aware of your own body language, too. WalshPhillips said that mirroring people’s energy levels and behavior can help make them feel more comfortable. Fidgeting or putting your hands on your face will make you look nervous, Stine said. Instead, pull your shoulders back to show your confidence (real or faked) and enjoy yourself. Continued on page 18

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ABOUT LAUREN CHRONISTER Age: 20 Hometown: Springettsbury Township Occupation: Fashiondesign student at Philadelphia University Education: Graduate of Central York High School in 2009 Family: Mother, Kelly; father, Tim; brothers Mark, 18, and Matt, 13 About the turkey dress: ‘I wanted to do something that was a tribute to my home and where I come from.’

For a fashion designer with rural roots, natureinspired trends can become old fast. Lauren Chronister, 20, of Springettsbury Township was tired of seeing peacock feathers adorn skirts, gloves, dresses and hair accessories. “I wanted to give some credit to a different bird,” said Chronister, a junior fashion-design student at Philadelphia University. So, in June, she got to work on her own fowlinspired creation. She decided to make a dress from turkey feathers, while tying in the bird’s color scheme of red, black and blue. “I wanted to do something that was a tribute to my home and where I come from,” Chronister said. Chronister comes from a family of hunters and described the colors of a turkey the way someone would a sunset. She said a turkey’s head is bluish until it sees a mate it likes, then it turns bright red. It has gorgeous, iridescent feathers on its breast. To make the dress, she first needed feathers. And to get feathers, she needed turkeys. She asked her dad, Tim, to spread the word. While she waited, she sketched and created a pattern for the dress. Within a few weeks, she had enough carcasses to complete the gown. One came from her uncle Pret Chronister, another from her cousin Eric Chronister. Her boyfriend’s grandfather, Donny Miller, gave her one, too. Her cousin, Mike Parker, who hosts

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the show Outdoors Delmarva on WBOC16, put out a call to viewers — one who mailed a box of already-plucked feathers, two turkeys’ worth, from Talbot County, Md. She stood on her back porch in rain boots and rubber gloves pulling feathers from the birds. It took her about 20 to 30 minutes per bird to remove chest feathers. She said the process didn’t bother her or make her squeamish. “I’ve been around dead animals all my life,” Chronister said. She froze the feathers in a brown paper bag to kill any bugs. Then, she glued them in layers around the skirt of the floor-

length gown and around the sleeveless bust she made from blue-and-red iridescent silk taffeta and black lace. It took her about 30 hours to make, and she used her longtime friend Amy Hoenstine, 19, of Springettsbury Township as a model. Chronister entered her creation into the women’s evening wear category at the York Fair and took second place. Her mentor Rebecca Hickey, 67, of York Township worked with Chronister on her high school senior project of restyling a hot pink ’80s dress that she wore to homecoming. Hickey said they share their projects and admire each other’s work. Chronister told Hickey about her idea for the turkey dress and touched base with her throughout the process. “As it was beginning to come together, that’s when I realized she was thinking way outside the box in how to use different applications to make a dress,” Hickey said.

She said Chronister has the artistic ability to see into fabric the way a woodcarver can see into a piece of wood. Chronister said she has a passion for recycling clothing and in the case of the  turkey  dress — wildlife. She’s collecting used dresses and might one day offer a service where a customer can pick two dresses that she will combine into one. “I really like that idea of taking something old and giving it a new life,” she said. Chronister draws inspiration from her rural surroundings and upbringing. Last year, she made a mustard leather jacket from a local deer hide and designed an equestrian-esque collection for a class. “In Philly, I’m the redneck girl,” she said. “People ask me if I’m from the South.” Chronister’s personal style ranges from flannel, cut-off jeans and boots to ’40s and ’50s pencil skirts and dresses. She said with all designers, their personality comes through in everything they make. “It has to be yours, and it has to be a part of you,” Chronister said. “You have to really love it.”

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A lot of money is spent on food and alcohol. But since vampires don’t eat or drink anything except blood, you can spend more money on your dress. Should some of the guests be of the human sort I would suggest serving Vampire Vineyard’s Vampire Merlot. This pairs well with a wide range of foods. Note: Make sure the vampire guests have eaten prior to the ceremony or things could get ugly.

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Shorter days and cooler nights are a sure sign that fall is in full swing and that means the holidays will soon be here. Using your Thanksgiving decorations as the foundation, follow these tips to easily transform your home.

Color

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The base: Glass hurricane globe For fall: Use a burnt-orange candle inside and surround with pine cones, acorns, miniature pumpkins and gourds. For the holidays: Swap out the orange candle for an ivory, red or metallic one. We used a sparkling white candle. Add silver and blue ornaments and mini wrapped presents. You could also add some artificial snow at the base of the candle.

Keep decorations simple and clean with metallic accents and rustic, nature-inspired colors. “Why not try using all silver and gold or all metallic in lieu of the traditional holiday colors? This allows an easier transition (from autumn to winter décor) and a subdued, relaxing atmosphere,” said Veronica Search, selections coordinator and designer at Charter Homes and Neighborhoods in Lancaster. Chip Arnold of Chip Arnold Designs in Lebanon also suggests using neutral metallic tones such as gold, silver, copper and champagne. “This offers a nice crisp look that lends to the modern feel, yet is still classy and elegant at the same time,” Arnold said. Earthy, fall colors include burnt orange, deep green, soft yellow and rich brown. Add an elegant holiday touch to these colors with metallic gold or deep burgundy. Choose three colors that complement each other to keep the look of your decorations refined and tidy. The recent color trend of blue and brown can be paired with silver, white frosted or snow-covered decorations to give it seasonal range. Silver and blue create a contemporary winter feel, while jewel tones like purple and green offer a regal look. More ideas on page 28 smartmagpa.com | 27


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The base: Bamboo bowl and grapevine wreath For fall: Fill the bowl with Indian corn, pine cones and gourds. Add some Indian corn around the wreath for added texture. For the holidays: Add a shimmering ribbon around the wreath. Swap out the gourds and Indian corn for metallic ornaments and miniature presents.

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Add throws and pillows to sofas and chairs, being sure to include textures, such as velvet, suede and faux fur. Embossed leather, feathers and wood beads also add texture when accessorizing mantels or other furniture. Consider combining silky and rough/coarse textures, such as a satin table runner with a grapevine basket full of pine cones for a centerpiece. A work of art can also add to the look and feel of a room. “Decoupage an inexpensive print onto canvas, then add some glitter to make it pop,” Arnold suggests. “This can give a unique touch to your home.”

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A festive fragrance can evoke holiday memories and make your home feel warm and inviting. Fresh herbs, such as rosemary, can be added to Thanksgiving decorations and then swapped out for cloves or cinnamon sticks for Christmas. Simmering recipes are another way to fill your home with natural fragrances. Fill a pot with water and your choice of ingredients, such as apple peels, cinnamon sticks, or nutmeg. Let it simmer on your stove and re-check the water levels every half hour to keep it from burning dry. Candles also are a popular choice for holiday decorations, from tea lights to pillars in a variety of colors and designs. Favorite seasonal fragrances include peppermint, balsam, cedar, evergreen, gingerbread and sugar cookie. 28 | smart

Other ideas The base: A mirror For fall: Hang a rustic wreath over it. For the holidays: Keep the wreath over the mirror, and add fresh greens, holly and cranberries. The base: A basket For fall: Fill with real apples and faux berries. For the holidays: Add a few pine twigs and glass balls.

The base: A bookcase For fall: Place mini pumpkins and faux leaves among your family photos and in nooks. For the holidays: Swap them out for glass balls and fresh greens The base: A cluster of fresh greens and pine cones For fall: Add gourds and amber candles For the holidays: Swap out the gourds and candles for ivory candles, soft umber or mercury glass decorations.

The base: Glass candy dish or vase For fall: Fill with candy corn, gummy pumpkins and other treats. For the holidays: Fill with candy canes and chocolates wrapped in red, green and gold.

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The dining room in Lisa DeNicola’s Mechanicsburg home is decorated for the holidays. DeNicola suggests drawing inspiration from the outdoors when decorating. Include natural elements such as pine and twigs, both of which are abundant in southcentral Pennsylvania.

Interior designer shows us inside her ‘great escape’ By BRITTANY WILSON for Smart

Interior design always has been a part of Lisa DeNicola’s life. “I must have been 3 years old, and my parents allowed me to have my very own space to decorate. I called it my little house,” DeNicola said. In 2009, she paired her love of design with her mother’s inspiration and transformed it into Interior Statements by Lisa DeNicola, an interior design company based in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, where she lives with her husband and two sons. “I like to assist clients in making a statement about their style, their family, their interests and their travels,” she said. “Sometimes it’s as simple as incorporating a new pop of color . . . a textured wallpaper, ambient lighting or maybe some natural or reflective elements.” And you don’t have to spend a lot of green to make your home look like a million bucks. “With the economy, people are adding one layer of decorating at a

time,” she said. “I assist them with planning out their space so they can make the right choices the first time while sticking to their style budget.” DeNicola said she loves decorating year-round, but winter is one of her favorite times to be creative. During the holidays, because she draws much of her inspiration from the outdoors, DeNicola likes to use many natural elements, including pine, which is abundant locally. “The environment you are in should dictate the design,” she said. “It doesn’t all have to be red and green. It’s a good time to think outside the box.” She suggests not limiting the space under the tree to just packages. She likes to try candles at varying heights wrapped in a bit of tulle to spruce up the space under her spruce. You also can use nontraditional items throughout your home, DeNicola said.

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Holiday decorating tips • Prioritize, plan and prepare so you can enjoy the season with family and friends. Begin by making room for décor and entertaining. • Bring the outdoors in when planning your space. Stack presents in glazed pots tied with burlap ribbon or, if your space is smaller, a birdbath is perfect to repurpose as a tree stand. • Be creative with color and put a twist on your holiday palette. It doesn’t have to be all red and green. • Set a tablescape for added cheer. Have your children help you create a kid-friendly centerpiece with candy canes and gumdrop trees using toothpicks and Styrofoam cones.

• Repurpose your old furniture. Have an old table you don’t use? Place a small tree on top of it for a perfect addition to your entryway. • Let there be light! Lanterns and candles add ambiance to any space. Lean a mirror behind a tree for a more dramatic effect. • Your décor has no borders. Go beyond the tree and mantel ­— the entire room is game. Decorate using the room’s color scheme for a seamless flow. • Plan ahead. Create a file with pictures, recipes and decorating ideas. Pull from magazines and other sources. Be smart so next year you won’t start from scratch.

“Last year, I used a really pretty faux fur throw as a tree skirt. It had little sequins on it, which is an element you could easily glue on yourself,” she said. “I think a home should be an escape,” DeNicola added. “When it’s visually well-organized, decorated, comfortable and functional, with a little bling, it really does become a great escape.” Decorating your home doesn’t have to fall by the wayside once the last of the ornaments and garland strands are packed away. “After the holidays is a great time for a space lift to chase your winter blues away,” she said. For more, visit www.lisadenicola.com, call 697-3846 or email info@lisadenicola.com. CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: (1) In 2009, Lisa DeNicola turned her love of interior design into Interior Statements by Lisa DeNicola, a design company based at her home in Mechanicsburg. (2) DeNicola uses elements and color schemes from around her home as inspiration for her trees. She used shades of blue, white and gold to decorate this tree in her living room. (3) She also takes the traditional

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Bette and Preston Taylor added the conservatory in late 2010 because they needed a place for the Steinway piano passed down to them by Preston’s aunt. They call it their music room, and, during the holidays, the decorations have a musical theme.

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Home filled top to bottom with Christmas spirit By KARA EBERLE for Smart

Bette Taylor loves the holidays. And she shows her affection for the season by decorating her home. Each year, her Fawn Township home glimmers with Christmas spirit. Taylor spends weeks putting up trees and unpacking the decorations she’s spent years collecting. Her favorite item to decorate: light fixtures. Look up, and you’ll see her creations, which she changes every year. Last year, she hung greens, ribbons, bells and a horn from a light fixture over the kitchen table. In the dining room, she wound white and blue ribbons around the chandelier, highlighting her formal place settings that included tiny glass salt dishes. She finds inspiration for her décor everywhere. In magazines. At home shows. At local stores. And then she recreates those looks. “I don’t know how she does it,” said Preston, her husband of more than 40 years.

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The formal dining room had a blue-and-white theme last year, accented with one of Bette’s elaborate bows adorning the chandelier. She made the décor formal and fun with a mix of greens, glassware and ice skates as a centerpiece.

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What’s most important for the Taylors is making their home fun and comfortable for their nine grandchildren, who visit often. Bette’s work has also been recognized by the community, and her home has been on the Holiday Home Tour in the Stewartstown/Fawn Grove area. Last year, more than 200 people came through to view her handiwork.

This year’s tour The Mason-Dixon Public Library and Stewartstown Historical Society Holiday Home Tour will be Dec. 3. Five private homes and Westminster Place will be open noon to 5 p.m. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 the day of the tour. For details, call the library at 993-2404. Bette’s salt dishes were on display in the formal place settings. The dishes, complete with tiny spoons, were used to give people their own servings of salt, she said.

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Marcia and Ron Hartle’s Viceroy stick-built home in rural Fort Loudon, Franklin County, showcases the couple’s numerous collectibles, including hundreds of miniature lighted buildings, dozens of Santas and teddy bears. A miniature foodthemed village of buildings above the cabinets in the kitchen included restaurants, grocery stores and candy shops. A tree in the dining room was covered in Hallmark ornaments, while a fiveshelf glass curio cabinet displayed an abundance of Snowbabies. — Iris Hersh PHOTO BY RYAN BLACKWELL for Smart

When the party’s over

How to organize your décor By LAURA BURKEY for Smart

You’ve traveled over the river and through the woods, you saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus and now it’s time to pack up the holidays. All the wreaths, and the tree lights and the window candles and the …. Before you throw this magazine across the room, take a deep breath. We’re here to help. Let’s start with one of the most delicate parts of Christmas: the villages, Santas and other collectibles. Once those are stored safely, it’s easy to toss (in an organized way) the rest of the moredurable decorations into containers or strong garbage bags. (Just be sure they don’t end up on the curb!) Kathy Schlegel of Organized Enough in Millersville, Lancaster County, offered pointers on how to tame the holiday mess. “I used to be disorganized myself, and now I want to help others,” said the 10-year organizational veteran. “Some people get a little too crazy trying to be too organized; it’s all about a balance.” 38 | smart

Tip 1: Keep all of your boxes. The Tip 4: Label, label, label. The box and its Styrofoam protect the fragile object inside. And it’s molded to hold the house or Santa tightly. What if you lost or tossed the boxes? Don’t worry. Secure the object in bubble wrap. Remember: Place only one object in one piece of wrap. While it might be tempting to stick two decorations together, this could cause scratches or breaks.

Tip 2: Place the bubblewrapped items in a plastic storage container with a snap lid. (Cardboard boxes break down easily and are not water-resistant.) Make sure the containers are stackable to conserve storage space.

Tip 3: Store the boxes in a temperate location. Hot temperatures, such as in an attic, can cause paint to melt, and cold temperatures (think garage) can cause cracks. The best option is to use an interior closet.

worst part about the holidays is not knowing what is in each box. Save yourself at least one headache next year and add “fragile” (even if it’s not Italian).

Tip 5: Label Christmas boxes CH1, CH2, etc. Then, on an index card or piece of paper, write what is in each box. You could tape the card on the outside of the box or catalog your records in a binder that you store with the decorations. That way, you don’t have to search through every box when all you need is the Advent calendar. (This tip also is handy for general storage.) “My daughter asked me the other day where her shin guards were,” Schlegel said. “Instead of her riffling through five of her boxes, she knew which one to open.”

Remember the general rule: Every year, sort and purge items that you don’t like or aren’t using, and either donate or discard them. Don’t keep items you aren’t going to use, Schlegel said.


Other tips: 1. Cut out the bottom or side of a cardboard box. Wrap Christmas lights around the cardboard to avoid tangles. 2. Use clear plastic boxes so you can see into them. 3. Websites to purchase storage items: • Treekeeperbag.com: A variety of storage containers for not just trees, but also ornaments and more. • Christmasworld.com/storagesolutions/village-keeper: Sells specific village storage items • Containerstore.com: Not only sells storage items, but also has articles and ideas for organizing. • Organizedliving.com: Another place to purchase organizing products

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t’s hard to think of Christmas without conjuring images of jolly old Saint Nick. His face is one of the most familiar parts of a holiday that celebrates not only the birth of Jesus but also the magic of believing in things unseen. Not that Santa always goes unseen. Come Christmas season, he’s hard to miss in store fliers, on TV commercials, even in your local mall. He might send your kids off with only a knowing wink and a candy cane, but it’s the idea of Santa that really intrigues them. How could this one man possibly watch every child all year, make all those toys and travel around the world in just one night? The conclusion can be one of two things: he’s magical, or he isn’t real.

The latter conclusion is one that all children will ask themselves at some point. What parents need to decide is how to respond to the inevitable question: Is Santa real? Jenna Strickhouser of West Manchester Township firmly believes in keeping the magic alive

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for her 2-year-old son, Timothy John. “I’m a firm believer in not telling your children,” she said. “There will come a point in time when they are just old enough and know.” Strickhouser added, “My mom always said she would never be the one to tell us, so I will never be the one to say it to my children. It’s all magical and we should all believe!” Shannon Faircloth’s 5-yearold son, Elijah, still believes but already has doubts. Faircloth, of Dover, admits that he has “grilled” her about Santa in the past. “He doesn’t believe that one man, seven reindeer and a bunch of elves can make all these toys and deliver them to all the children,” Faircloth said. “I’m waiting for him to put two and two together that his Christmas presents are exactly what he sees in the stores.” Kelly Wallis, of York New Salem, sees it like this: “If they doubt the truth behind it and feel the need to ask, then the gig is up,” Wallis said. “A child will trust their parents no matter what, and their parents’ word means everything to them. I want to keep that the case forever.”


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The jolly old elf can be seen all around southcentral Pennsylvania: Family Timepiece Workshop with Santa Where: National Watch and Clock Museum, 514 Poplar St., Columbia What: Make a holiday clock from a CD and visit Santa When: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 12 Reservations required: Yes Admission: $10 per clock Details: Katie Knaub, 684-8261 ext. 237, www.museumoftime.org Light Up The Night Where: Continental Square, corner of Market and George streets in York When: 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2 Admission: Free Details: Kim Walsh-Phillips, 848-9339, www.yorkcity.org Hanover PA’s Santa Cabin Where: Center Square in Hanover When: 9:15 a.m. to noon, 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 26 • 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 27 • 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 3 • 6 to 8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. weekends, Dec. 5-23.

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Eat like a pilgrim Celebrate the local harvest at your Thanksgiving table

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Turns out those folks up in Plymouth and their friends, the Wampanoag Indians, were on to something when they shared that first autumn harvest feast back in 1621. They ate what was on hand — everything from lobster to venison to cabbage to squash. Turkey isn’t mentioned in the only written account of that first feast. Sorry, neither were mashed potatoes, cranberries or pumpkin pie. After all, there were no grocery stores around to grab that forgotten can of whipped cream or bag of marshmallows.

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In fact, the whole point of their little party was to celebrate all the great food they’d grown, gathered and harvested in preparation for the long winter. Brandi Miller, volunteer coordinator for the York County chapter of the Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign, said that forethought like this is key when trying to prepare a feast using local products. “To buy fresh and buy local, you really have to plan ahead,” said Miller. “Kind of like the pilgrims did.” While it might be a little late now to freeze and can summer produce to use for those favorite Thanksgiving menu items, there are still plenty of ways you can make

a meal using mostly local products. Buy Fresh, Buy Local considers any products grown or raised in York or in counties adjacent to York to be local, Miller said. This includes Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster and Baltimore counties. In the spirit of that first Thanksgiving, when you choose to cook a meal using local products, you’re not only getting tasty, fresh food, but also boosting the local economy and helping to support your neighbors. “We’re blessed with the rich soil of York County and Lancaster County,” Miller said. “You can have a really fantastic Thanksgiving dinner.”


A sample of places to stock up for your central Pennsylvania feast: Dairy products Perrydell Farm Dairy 90 Indian Rock Dam Road, York Township 741-3485, perrydellfarm.com Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday Perrydell stocks milk, butter, cheese, cream, ice cream and more at its store and at markets across the county.

Rutter’s Dairy 848-9827, rutters.com Rutter’s dairy products come from 135 area dairy farmers. Find Rutter’s products at grocery stores and Rutter’s Farm Stores across York County.

Turkey Eberly Poultry 1095 Mount Airy Road, Stevens, Lancaster County 336-6440, Eberlypoultry.com Eberly offers free-range organically grown and naturally-raised poultry. Organic turkeys are $3.89 a pound and natural turkeys are $2.79 a pound. Receptionist Melody Eckenroth recommends that customers call to pre-order their birds to ensure you get the size you want. If you’d like to attempt to make your own turducken, they also sell chicken, duck and goose.

Strock Farm Fresh Meats and Catering 729 Williams Grove Road, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County 697-2824, Strocksmeats.com The Strock family has been raising turkeys for the past 80 years, said Kent Strock, and they’re one of the few places in central Pennsylvania where you can buy a freshdressed turkey. What’s more, youth from the Teen Challenge in Harrisburg — a faith-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation program — help process birds at the farm, learning valuable vocational skills. Birds range in price from $38.50 for a 12- to 14-pound bird to $87 for a bird more than 30 pounds. Strock said you can stop by the farm to pick up a bird or call ahead to take advantage of their drive-through service.

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Sunnyside Farm 1865 York Road, Newberry Township, York County 410-336-9735 The farm plans to have a stand in Central Market where you can pre-order fresh birds, but you can also visit the farm 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. It offers two types of pasture-raised heritage breeds that are antibiotic- and hormone-free and certified by the Food Alliance. Orders require a $40 deposit, and birds are $5 per pound. For details, call Dru Peters at 410-336-9735.

Produce and more Central Market 34 W. Philadelphia St., York 848-2243, Centralmarketyork.com Hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Buy Fresh, Buy Local partner Dietz Produce will have local potatoes, sweet potatoes, parsnips and garlic as well as locally produced milk, butter, cheese and eggs. There are several other farm stands in Central Market as well, if you are wondering if a certain piece of produce is local, simply ask the stand operator or look for the Buy Fresh, Buy Local logo.

Sonnewald Natural Food 4796 Lehman Road, Jackson Township 225-3825, sonnewald.org Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Co-owner Willa Lefever and produce manager Rich Burrill said they should have a variety of local sweet potatoes, white potatoes, apples, pumpkins, butternut squash and winter squash. They also might be able to stock beets, turnips and onions, depending on their suppliers. In addition, the store stocks local honey, sorghum molasses, freerange eggs and raw milk. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can also purchase local spelt, a grain that can be substituted in recipes for whole wheat.

Flinchbaugh’s Orchard and Farm Market 110 Ducktown Road, Hellam Township 252-2540, flinchbaughsorchard.com Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays Julie Flinchbaugh said they should have a variety of local produce for the Thanksgiving season, including eight to 10 varieties of apples, winter squash, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, onions and sweet and white potatoes. They might have turnips and carrots as well. Flinchbaugh’s also stocks Perrydell milk, York Valley cheeses and free-range brown eggs from their own flock.

Brown’s Orchards and Farm Markets South: 8891 Susquehanna Trail South, Springfield Township, 428-2036, brownsorchards.com Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday North: 3100 N. George St., Manchester Township, 767-4142 Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Out to eat Don’t feel like cooking? These are some of the area restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving and make it a point to incorporate local ingredients into their dishes: Accomac Inn & Catering 6330 S. River Drive, Hellam Township 252-1521, accomacinn.com Dinner served from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Reservations are required. Glen Rock Mill Inn 50 Water St., Glen Rock 235-5918, glenrockmillinn.com Dinner served from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are required.


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For Mandi Scott, a simple orange brings back fond childhood memories of finding one in her stocking each Christmas morning. “Generations back, it was a luxury to get oranges in the off-season,” she said. “It’s a symbol of good luck to get an orange in your stocking. My parents continued that tradition with us.” As the bakery manager for Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market in Springfield Township, Scott appreciates the role of fruit in family celebrations. Whether you serve apples and pumpkin pie or decorate with orange and clove pomanders, fruit adds beauty and color to the holidays. “Fruit dishes add a festive touch to your holiday table,” said Lynn Nelson, owner of Home for Dinner, A Personal Chef Service. The York Township resident said the key to cooking with fruit is making sure fresh fruit is ripe and dried fruits are soft, not dry and hard. “If you use quality ingredients, you’ll end up with a good product.” Adding fruit to holiday meals might even tempt your pickiest eaters. “The sweetness in fruit appeals to kids, so it’s a way to get them to try new dishes,” Nelson said. Although some fruit recipes are desserts, she recommends healthier fare, too, such as sides or salads embellished with fruit. According to Scott, it’s easier than you think to work fruit into foods you’re already making. “Be creative!” she said. “Think about flavors rather than whether or not you have a recipe.” Scott suggests “buy fresh, buy local” when purchasing fruit in season. But in the off-season, she said it decreases the carbon footprint to use preserved or canned fruit. “You’ll sacrifice some of the texture of fresh fruit but still get the nutritional value and natural sweetness.”


Ways to jazz up holiday meals with fruit: • Throw diced apples into your stuffing to add moisture and flavor. • Cut lemons or oranges into quarters and stuff them inside a chicken to give extra flavor. • Fill the bottom of a roasting pan with chunks of apples, onions, potatoes or other root vegetables. Place ham or turkey on top and bake. • Make fruit glazes for meats. Mix two parts jam or jelly to one part chicken or beef stock and cook it down, stirring constantly, to a glaze consistency. • Chop fruit to whip up chutney, which makes a great dip or topping for meats and sandwiches. • Replace part of the butter or oil in baked goods with applesauce to decrease the fat content. • To dress up salads, toss in fresh, canned or dried fruit, along with nuts and cheese, if desired.

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Frustrated by how your kids have bought into the materialism of Christmas or Hanukkah? Do kids only show interest in the season by showing you their wish lists, making jealous comparisons of others’ gifts and by uttering “Is this all I got?” “In other countries, Christmas is the sacred day of Christ’s birth: a church service and a meal. We’ve turned Christmas into an extravaganza,” said Steve Almquist, senior pastor of Living Word Community Church in York Township. “It’s easy for the real meaning to get lost.” Likewise, “there is the risk of a

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Keep materialism at bay For Van De Walle, a key to keeping Hanukkah sacred is small gifts — think Matchbox cars and barrettes. “Because the kids know there won’t be any big presents, they seem less likely to fixate on that,” she said. She wants her kids to see that the Hanukkah celebration is about “a God that reaches into the course of dark human affairs and sheds His light, bringing hope to hopelessness,” Van De Walle said. At Christmas, Sara Owens, 34, of York Springs helps her children shop for and pack shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse:

Operation Christmas Child, “and then pray for the children receiving the boxes. This really helps them focus on giving, rather than receiving. We also have let them choose an item from the Samaritan’s Purse catalog to donate, and they’ve asked people for spare change and done extra chores to earn money to buy the items.” Paige Nelson, of Manchester Township, believes Christmas is about making a connection with her three children — Hailey and Zoe, both 8, and Jake, 4 — and not the number of presents they receive. “The magic is not in the abundance, it’s in the connection,” she said. She and her husband, Steven, limit the number of presents each child receives. It’s their way of raising generous children, who will later be charitable adults. Continued on page 52

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Book Smarts

Keep up with what your neighbors are reading and writing By TARA HAWKINS for Smart

Dr. Chrissi Hart

Dr. Chrissi Hart of Springettsbury Township is the author of two children’s books. Not only are they available here in the U.S., but they also have been translated into Greek.

What she read.

“Thunder Cake” by Patricia Polacco “I love it as it is about the author’s grandmother or Babushka, who helped her overcome her fear of thunderstorms by making a thunder cake! As a child psychologist, I often treat children with a variety of anxieties and worries. A fear of thunderstorms is common. The book is more than a distraction. It helps empower the child in a novel and positive way to reconceptualize his or her fear. There is even a recipe for thunder cake in the back of the book!”

What she wrote

“The Hermit, The Icon and The Emperor: The Holy Virgin Comes to Cyprus,” illustrated by Niko Chocheli, tells the legend of how the Eleousa Icon came to Cyprus. Stunningly illustrated, the story describes the journey of the very first icon of the Mary, Mother of God, painted by the Evangelist Luke himself, from the emperor’s palace in Constantinople to the island of Cyprus.” “Under the Grapevine, A Miracle by Saint Kendeas of Cyprus,” illustrated by Claire Brandenburg, is a true story about my grandmother. It describes the miraculous healing of a young girl in Cyprus by a much-loved local saint who lived more than 1,000 years ago. When my grandmother became seriously ill at the age of 3, her mother prayed constantly for her, until one day (two years later) a holy man appeared on a white horse and took her to his church to be healed.”

For fruit-filled recipes, check out these books: • “The Fruit Cookbook” by Nicole Routhier Contains a wide variety of fruit dishes, plus recipes for chutney and fruit vinegars. • “Fruit Lovers’ Devotions to Go” by Beth Bence Reinke A pocket-sized, month-long devotional with accompanying fruit recipes. See our cooking with fruit recipes starting on page 47.

Life after Borders Books-A-Million is expected to open a “superstore” by mid-November at the former Borders Books & Music in Springettsbury Township, said Bill Todd, a spokesman for the book chain. “We certainly look forward to being in there before the Thanksgiving holidays,” Todd said. As a supercenter, the location will feature a Joe Muggs Café, which will feature an espresso bar, desserts and brewing supplies. The former Waldenbooks location in the North Hanover Mall will also become a Books-A-Million and also open by mid-November, Todd said. That store will not feature a café. For more news about books and reading in southcentral Pennsylvania, visit www.yorkblog.com/books .

— Ashley M. Wislock

Our Smart Pick “The Story of Beautiful Girl” by Rachel Simon On a cold Pennsylvania night, an unlikely pair shows up at the door of an old woman. In just a few short hours, the lives of those three people are forever changed. Set in 1968, “The Story of Beautiful Girl” tells the story of a developmentally disabled white woman and a deaf black man who have been committed to Pennsylvania’s School for the Incurable and Feebleminded. It’s at that institution that they meet, and against all odds, find true love. With unforgettable characters and true heart, this unique novel is one not to miss.

Let your neighbors know what you’re reading. Email your Smart pick to yoursmartbook@yahoo. com. Please include your full name and municipality with your book recommendation.

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Save gas this fall:

take out your garbage Every time you do, you help reduce the production of greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming. Every ton of waste managed at our waste-to-energy plant results in the avoidance of the production of 1 Ton of carbon dioxide equivalents. That’s climate change for the better.

Garbage is POWER! For more information contact your garbage expert at:

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Looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve? Here are some local events planned to ring in 2012. Wrench-drop in Mechanicsburg Festivities begin at 10 p.m. in Mechanicsburg at the east end of Main Street between Market and Arch streets Dec. 31. The annual wrench drop will happen at midnight, with food, music and fun for the whole family throughout the night. For details, call 796-0811 or visit mechanicsburgchamber.org.

First Night Carlisle

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC DRUMMOND for Smart

New Year’s Revolution Beginning at 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Continental Square in downtown York will have live music, food vendors, fireworks and the dropping of the white rose at midnight. Children can count down from 7 to 8 p.m. at Central Market. Call 849-2331 for details.

Gettysburg New Year’s Eve Visit Lincoln Square in downtown Gettysburg Dec. 31 for entertainment, fireworks and a party in the square. Balloon art, live bands, hot food and activities for all ages begin at 8 p.m. For details, contact 3345006 or info@adamsarts.org.

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A family-oriented first night arts celebration will be held New Year’s Eve in downtown Carlisle. Performing artists and traditional festivities will combine ancient practices of inaugurating the new year through art and present-day enjoyment. The event is alcoholfree. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. For details, call (800) 381-1394 or email info@firstnightcarlisle.org. More at firstnightcarlisle.org.

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Harrisburg New Year’s Eve This year’s celebration will feature live musical entertainment, children’s activities, face painting, horsedrawn carriage rides and fireworks at Market Square.

3 . . . 2 . . . 1! Lancaster Ring in the New Year in the city with more than 20 liveentertainment venues at the city YMCA on Old Harrisburg Pike and Clipper Magazine Stadium on Prince Street from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 31. Fireworks and the lowering of the red rose will start at midnight in Binns Park on Chestnut Street. Event is free. For details, call 291-4758.

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ONE SMART WOMAN

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Age: 44, going on 30! Lives in: Manchester Occupation: mom (first!), professional face painter at ARTiFACES.com, president of the Southern PA Face Painting Guild Hobbies: YMCA, swim/cheer/gymnastics/ ballet mom, candlemaking Family: Hubby Tad; daughters Ava, 6, and Keira, 5; three kitties and one pup

November is Adoption Awareness Month. As the adoptive mom of two girls, how do you feel about adoption? Adoption is magically beautiful; I want to shout this from the rooftops. Newborn Ava came to us from a beautiful birth mom in Louisiana, who found our website via a Google search. And newborn Keira’s sweet birth mom found us locally, through our email campaign. Adopting our two angels has allowed us to gain two additional families (those of the birth mothers) into our extended family. My husband and I agree that our new family is without a doubt the single greatest thing to happen in our lives! What inspired you to start your face-painting business, ARTiFACES? ARTiFACES was inspired by two things: my desire to be employed where I can make people happy, and my family’s desire to have one parent home with our little ones as much as possible. I wanted to create a job for myself that would fit my own needs exactly. Making children happy was foremost on my “list.” I combined my MBA education with my artistic abilities and created ARTiFACES. What a dream job! How did you discover that you had a talent for face painting? My daughter Kiki (an early toddler at the time) enjoyed a simple black spider painted 70 | smart

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on her face by a friend’s mom. So I bought a basic kit at a craft store and began “playing” with my girls. (Snazaroo is a good beginner’s brand to use on your kids — please do NOT use acrylics!) Face painting came easily to me, and I have always been able to “work a brush.” Proper brush stroke techniques can take years to learn, and I had already put in much practice time — I used to sell handpainted fireplace screens in my spare time, so I knew I had a knack for art. How do you juggle your time between business and family? I always put family first, and encourage my children to involve themselves in my profession. A passion for face art is something we all can share. I postpone business duties until my children are in school, in bed, or when my husband or mother-in-law are available. On Saturdays, I am committed to painting for local birthday parties, and my husband and mother-in-law have special time with the girls. In this fashion, all family

members get the best of both worlds, and my customers get the best of me. What advice do you have for other parents who might be interested in adoption? The classic advice is to sign up with a reputable (and preferably nonprofit/lowcost) adoption agency or foster-to-adopt; you cannot go wrong with either of these. My approach was different since I decided to tackle the hardest and most expensive part of an adoption agency’s job myself: I found our own birth moms. I took a few weeks to build a website about our family and started a viral email marketing campaign to get the word out that we wished to adopt. Cast aside many of your fears about open adoption (in which the adoptive family keeps in close contact with the birth families). We exposed every part of our life to others, but with this great risk we reaped two great rewards. I have many more tips — feel free to email me at SmithAngels@comcast.net.


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