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SEASON’S GREETINGS GLITTERING MAKEOVERS CELEBRATING THIS CHRISTMAS hangouts, upcoming events, movies

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A SEASON OF LOVE & KINDNESS WITH STYLE Great dishes every supper from the 24th to 26th of december with Chakula

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CONTENT [december 2013]

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This Christmas is a season of love   & beauty will glitter the style in you 14 GLITTERING MAKEOVERS Get the dazzling tips in creating

49 ACCESSORIES TO ADD-UP Talk of shoes, bags, jewellery for

29 A MOMENT OF HOPE & BETTER FUTURE

61 CELEBRATING THIS CHRISTMAS

your own christmas pieces

Truth revealed in why we should celebrate Christmas [in series]

your christmas and beyond

Stunning celebration in hangouts/trips with social media, events, movies..

33 AN OCASSION TO REUNITE Celebrate this season with oneness and trash out all issues

34 FASHION ME Great fashion tips with new styles for your wardrobe

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MORE CONTENTS 15 CENTRE OF ATTRACTION

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LAYING A PERFECT TABLE FOR THIS HOLIDAY

16 ALL OF YOU IN DECORATION

Wrap it up with the right kit. Great deal with christmas glitters

36 A FASHIONABLE CHRISTMAS

49 BEST TO ADD

Fashion As A Course [Dos & Donts] Gifts To Buy For Women

[Bags, Jewels, Watches, Shoes, Eye-Wears]

20 DAZZLING TIPS Beaded Snowflake Ornament Christmas Carol Ornament Red Carnations Cone Topiary White Roses Wreath French Roast Christmas Trees

67 COOKIES

Seasons Sweets Gingerbread Triffle Hazelnut-Linzer Cookies Cocoa-Streusel MiniCakes

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72 3-DAY NIGHT MENU PLANNER

THIS CHRISTMAS 61 CELEBRATING Social Media/Rules | Traslation App | Social

Media Glossary | Hangouts | Get Organised In Advance  |  Your Holiday Movies  |  Upcoming Events

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EDITORIAL

Celebrating The Christmas as a true celebrant of love A season of love   & kindness with style in you

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There is nothing like an ocassion so enjoying than this sacred bithday of our Saviour, Christmas. Christmas as we all know is ideally healthy for rebuilding and you are guaranteed to do some makeovers in your homes. When I was a kid, in our neighbourhood, we used to be sharing our prepared foods among ourselves. This really united us and increased enjoyment during the Christmas. Even if you don’t have food or money during the period, you need not to worry so much because love and kindness will reach your home from other neighbours. What am I whispering? Let’s celebrate this festive with love and kindness. Let’s share and freely give from our hearts to those who do not have and even extend it to those who have. Be a true celebrant of this Christmas. Enjoy and surprise everyone with love and gifts. Merry Christmas to y’all.

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COVER PAGE: LADY LOUISA [MODEL] DECORATING HER CHRISTMAS TREE FROM B’EXOTIQ IN THE SCENE, WITH A FULL TOUCH OF GLAMOUR FROM MAKSI CLOTHING 25.12 is a christmas and lifestyle magazine which captures the attention of the reader. This magazine has been designed to fit you in making great choices with details when it comes to your spending during this festive. Contact us on +233 24 362 5931, rolcreatif@gmail.com, rolbrucky456@ymail.com THIS MAGAZINE SHOULD BE RECYCLED AFTER USE OR KEEP IT. DO NOT TEAR THE PAGES.

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Centre of Attraction LAYING A PERFECT TABLE

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Extend Your Table Work out if you need to fit your guests on to one table, and if so look for ways to create an extension with a picnic or garden table of similar height at one end. Use a long cloth to cover them both. Buy extra chairs or bring in garden chairs to use. If space is really tight. Benches are a good option.

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Consider Your Location If you need an extended table and your dining room or kitchen isn’t big enough, move it into another room. Such as the living room or a long hallway, which might be a better place for your meal.

Think About The Kids Do you want the whole family at one table or will you move the youngsters on to their own? It’s lovely to have all the generations together, but if you’re really pushed for space, consider a separate kids’ table. Make it special by decorating it -you could opt for a children’s theme or make it a smaller version of the main table. Organise Comfy Seating Christmas lunch can be a lengthy affair, so seat your guests in comfort. Don’t forget to add cushions to hard seats. Make sure you can fit all your guests comfortably by laying out dinner plates

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May all live to witness the celebration of Jesus Christ and may those who witness the celebration be blessed with holiness and purity till eternity meets them. Merry Christmas to you all. From all who believe in The Almighty and everlasting God and all the children of our Father and Saviour

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PRECISION & STYLE

Just decide to make this years christmas superb by involving sometime in planning, purchasing and rearranging your stuff. Home cleanup becomes an exercise you can’t run away from. Every part of the house becomes an important eye sight for your guests to admire. Decorate your christmas trees with ornaments, ribbons, glitters and other colourful materials to light up the place. SPEND NOT SO MUCH BUT AT LEAST, SOMETHING ON YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE, GLITTERS, RIBBONS, WRAPPERS, WALLPAPERS, ETC. THIS CHRISTMAS IS FOR YOU AND THE FAMILY, EVEN YOUR GUEST.

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PREPARE ENOUGH TO MAKE IT BIG

Wrap it up with   the right kit GIFTWRAP & BOXES. For a coordinated look, choose a main patterned wrapping paper and a couple of plain papers In complimentary colours. Stock up on tissue paper and bubble wrap, too, for delicate gifts and boxes for awkwardly shaped ones. SCISSORS AND STICKY TAPE. If there’s more than one of you wrapping, have a couple of pairs of scissors to hand. For a lovely zigzag effect, use pinking shears. A wristmounted sticky-tape dispenser will keep even disorganized wrappers on track.

TAGS. Many giftwrap rolls come with tags in the same design, while plain gold and silver go with most giftwraps. Brown or white luggage labels can be embellished however you like, using buttons, glitter, bows or old pictures

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RIBBONS. Keep a good supply of ribbons to hand for bows and to attach labels. WASHI TAPE. A delicate, pretty masking tape, use it to decorate plain giftwrap. STAMPS. Jazz up paper and tags with festive stamps in dark green, red or metallic ink.

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Choose Your Style Think about how you’d like your Christmas table to look. From a white and silver winter wonderland to a traditional feel complete with lavish foliage, go for something that suits your vision of a perfect spread. Pick Decorations Christmas is about going all out. So make dressing your table part of tile fun. Display some of your favourite tree decorations in bowls or on a cake stand, and choose candles, napkins and a tablecloth to complement the theme. Extra touches, such as table confetti or scatter stars, add a luxurious feel. Don’t forget the backs of chairs as a place to add extra decoration. An equal distance apart and checking that there’s enough elbowroom and space on the table for glasses. Sort Out The Seating Plan Where you want your guests to sit is something you should plan in advance. If you’ve got a lot of people around a large table. It can be fun to switch places after the main course to give each person the chance to talk to someone different.

A second, a minute, an hour, a day, a week, a month, a year’s worth of happiness is what I wish for you as we move into greener pastures on this glorious day. Leaving all our worries behind and having a clear mind and hope for the future. Merry Christmas. —Freda Lartey 7th grade PIC. DIR/ED | ROLBRUCKY PHOTOGRAPHY | ROLSTUDIO [BEN]

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DECORATE YOUR EMPTY BOTTLES Make use of your empty bottles gathered for some time now in your decoration. Decorate each bottle with bright and warm colours and compliment them with a litlle cool colours. These decorated bottles can be used on your dining tables, stair-ways, windows, under christmas trees,...Get these nice gift materials and bands from B’Exotiq or any gift shops.

Wrap bands of wide ribbons around packages with multiple sizes of ribbon bows Long Candle sticks on your dining table Try going the antique way by purchacing long and plenty long candle sticks and scented candles. Try switching off the lights sometimes and make use of the lighted candles just to create a mystry and glow at night scene. Set your scented candle sticks at your hallways, windows, on dining table, under your trees, displays, centre and coffee tables. Get your fresh x’mas breeze and glowing scene

Switch off the lights, shut the blinds and windows and create a magical atmosphere with candle and fairy lights. As you celebrate Christmas, may you experience true love. Jesus is the reason for the season and He is the epitome of true love. Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Nana Tufuor [GM, Royal Richester Hotel] PIC. DIR/ED | ROLBRUCKY PHOTOGRAPHY | ROLSTUDIO [BEN]

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COLOURED PILLOWS Your seats can be in a sparkle or glow especially in the eve with these beautiful handcrafted and coloured pillows from B’Exotiq. These pillows have shiny coloured surfaces that just create the effect

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From Dede to Roland, Merry Christmas to you my darling blessing.  Merry Christmas to my mum and dad and all my eleven siblings. Peace out. From Fred Mintah.  Merry X’mas to the bestie ever, Tetteh Donkor from Maame

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Beaded Snowflake Ornament

Christmas Carol Ornament

The light will dance on these wintertime snowflakes, made from a variety of crystal-like beads.

Use Christmas carol sheet music to create a lovely ball ornament perfect for music lovers. These ornaments will encourage friends and family to burst into song ▪

What You Need: üü10 corsage pins with pearl ends (available in fabric and craft stores) üüCrystal-like beads in desired shapes and sizes üü1 small cork üüIridescent white glitter paint pen (usually used for fabric, available in craft and discount stores) üüMonofilament thread It’s easy to make a blizzard’s worth of these sparkling snowflakes. Instructions: 1. Add beads to 4 pins. Place beads on 1 corsage pin in desired order, leaving the last 1/4 inch without beads. Make 3 more beaded pins using the same arrangement. 2. Make another set of 4 beaded pins, using a different arrangement. Make an additional set of 2 beaded pins. (You should have a total of 10 beaded pins.) 3. Add 4 matching pins to cork. Cut the cork, if necessary, so it is about 1/4 inch long. With the round side of the cork laying on the work surface, poke one beaded pin into the cork (close to work surface) like a spoke of a wheel. Place a matching beaded pin opposite the first. Place the remaining two opposite each other, between the first set. 4. Add remaining pins. Using the remaining set of 4 matching pins, poke each into the cork, slightly closer to the top of the cork and alternating with the first set of four. Place the remaining 2 beaded pins into each round end of the cork. 5. Cover the cork using glitter paint pen. Allow to dry. Apply a second coat, if necessary, and let dry. 6. To hang, cut a desired length of monofilament and tie to one spoke of the snowflake.

Materials üüChristmas carol sheet music or photocopy üüArtificial berry or holly pick üüDecoupage medium üüWhite/iridescent glitter üüSilver jingle bells, 1”, two üüSheer white/iridescent ribbon, 1/2” x 1/3 yd. üüSilver cording

üüPencil üüRuler üüWooden skewer üüWide, soft paintbrush üüWater basin üüPaper towels üüScissors üüLow-temp glue gun and glue sticks üüThick, white craft glue

Steps: 1. Cut title from sheet music and cut rest of page into 1-1/2” squares. Insert wooden skewer into bottom of foam ball to use as handle. 2. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to apply decoupage medium to small area of ball and to back of one paper square. Smooth paper onto ball; if paper won’t lay flat, cut tiny slits into paper edges and press to ball. Cover entire ball in same way, overlapping paper edges. 3. Trim music title as desired and glue to ball in visible location; place skewer in heavy glass or jar to dry. Apply generous coat of decoupage medium to entire ball; while wet, sprinkle with glitter. Let dry. Remove skewer. 4. Cut 8” length from cording; knot ends for hanging loop. Use skewer tip to make small hole in center top of ornament. Apply glue to cording knot and use skewer to push knot into hole. Tie ribbon bow and glue to base of hanger. 5. Cut two 6” lengths from cording and tie a jingle bell to one end of each length. Place dot of glue into hole at bottom of ornament and use skewer to push cord ends into hole. Glue small bit of greenery to ornament to cover hole

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Make sure your guests feel special ensuring personalised decorated chairs with glow Light up your home—inside and out-with decorations guaranteed to make it festive, fun and welcoming for your guests

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Red Carnations Cone Topiary Create some holiday drama with this unique floral topiary. Lush red carnations provide an intense backdrop for glittered garland and metallic ribbon accents.

Extend warm greetings with natural stuff that will twinkle your home and ... Paper Christmas Ornament Gather all of your holiday-inspired scrapbook paper, crafts paper, and torn pages of old paperback books, then pick some festive embellishments and make these fun and simple paper ornaments. These paper ornaments range from vintage classic to makeshift modern and kid-friendly to crafter-challenging, so everyone will have a paper ornament to make this Christmas.

Merry Christmas to Yorn Amesu, I love you mum. From Kyekye Tete.  A happy Christmas to Mr. & Mrs. Ewudzie, May all the happiness in this season be yours. Maame Ewudzie.  From K. Adjei to Chinelle Marfo, Love you to bits

What You Need: üüCone, 12” x 4” üüDisc, 4” x 2” üüRed silk carnations, 40-45 üüGreen glittered flexible garland stems, 36” long, six üüSheer metallic red striped ribbon, 2-1/2” x 1-1/4 yds. üüWooden skewers, 7”, three üüFloral pins, two Instructions: 1. Use floral shears to cut flower stems to 2” long. Beginningat bottom, glue and insert stems into foam cone to completelycover surface. 2. Cut two 12” ribbon lengths and tie each into a bow. Usefloral pins to secure bow centers to tip of cone on oppositesides. Adjust bows and trim ribbon ends as desired. 3. Beginning at bottom, spiral wrap five garland stemsdiagonally around cone. Use glue gun to secure garland ends incone between flowers. 4. Cut several 3” lengths from remaining garland; glue one endof each length into tip of cone. Wrap remaining garland aroundtop of cone, creating large loops; glue ends. 5. Cut 18” ribbon length and wrap around sides of foam disc,keeping ribbon aligned at bottom edge. Secure ribbon endsusing double-sided tape. 6. Insert skewers, equally spaced, into center top of disc.Firmly push center bottom of cone onto skewers. Adjust cone asnecessary so it is straight and level. Remove cone and skewersfrom disc. Glue and reinsert skewers into disc. Replace cone

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White Roses Wreath

French Roast Christmas Trees

If you spell romance ‘R-O-S-E-S’ you’ll love the soft elegance of this gorgeous display. Perfect for special occasions it also adds uncommon beauty to everyday décor

Perk up your Christmas or year-round decor with the richness of coffee beans on a trio of trees or solo ornament. There’s also a colorful three-bean sphere.

What You Need: üüWreath, 12” x 1-1/2” x 1” üüWhite silk roses, 1-1/2”- 2” blossoms, 55 (cut from sprays) üüIvory pearl spray picks, 6mm, six üüSheer ivory wire-edged ribbon, 3/4” x 2 yds. üüFine-gauge craft wire Instructions: 1. Use wire cutters to cut roses from sprays, leaving 1” stems. 2. Use glue gun to glue rose stems into surface of foamwreath, placing flowers close together to completely coversurface. Trim pearl stems and glue into wreath as desired. 3. Leaving 6” tails at each end and using photo as guide, foldribbon into multi-loop bow. Wrap center of bow with wire tosecure; trim excess. Glue bow to bottom of wreath. 4. Cut 8” length from wire. Bend wire in half and twist endstogether to secure. Glue wire ends into top center back ofwreath for hanging loop.

Materials üüCones: 6” x 3”; 8” x 3”; 12” x 4” üüOther Materials üüAcrylic paint, dark brown üüAcrylic sealer, gloss finish üüWhole roasted coffee beans, 1/2 lb. üüDark brown felt, 1/4 yd. or two 9” x 12” sheets Steps: 1. Paint foam cones brown and let dry. 2. Rub glue along bottom edge of cone and then press a row ofcoffee beans side by side into glue. Position beanshorizontally, vertically, or at an angle, keeping thedirection uniform (see photo). 3. Continue adding rows of coffee beans until foam is covered,working small sections at a time. Let dry completely. 4. Spray coffee beans with sealer; let dry. 5. Using pinking shears, cut a circle of brown felt to matchbottom of each cone. Glue felt to bottom of trees.

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Create A Centrepiece Make your table feel even more special with a larger decoration in the centre, whether it’s a floral arrangement or a more modern alternative. However, make sure it’s not so big that people can’t see each other across the table and don’t forget you’ll still need to fit all the plates and serving dishes on the table, too.

From prince Boateng to Christiana boating You are the sun of my soul.  From Jemima, Merry Christmas to the best mum in the world, Mrs. Emma Van-Tagoe. Looking forward to a prosperous new year.

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Lay The Table Place cutlery e1ther side of each plate in the order you’ll be using it, buffing each piece with a lint-free tea towel to remove any smudges or fingerprints. Arrange the glasses you are using, such as a Champagne flute, a wine glass and a water tumbler, above the knife tips on the right-hand side of each place setting. Don’t forget to include enough serving spoons. Get The Lighting Right Think about how you’re going to achieve the right atmosphere by looking at the room’s lighting. Dinner by candlelight can be a cosy option, but guests might not be able to see their food adequately, so place a few table or floor lamps around tile room if needed. Keep matches to hand for lighting the candles and check that decorations or foliage aren’t positioned too close to lit flames.

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A Moment Of Hope & Better Future IMPORTANCE OF XMAS [ BY PASTOR PETER BRUCE ]

Christmas is about Jesus Christ, His birth. In Christmas, the most important thing every celebrant should note is not the finished product or only receiving (the day and its happiness, food, new clothes, presents etc.), But on the ONE that brought the holiday. And it’s all about Jesus Christ whom the shepherds searched for and this news. Think of His Love and good thoughts for us all.

In such a time, the most important thing every celebrant should think of or consider most is to keep all things about Jesus Christ in mind, ponder them in heart because… üü Nothing can be done by anyone in life without Jesus Christ (the word). üü Jesus is the way to everything one will need in life [Jn 14:6]. One can only appreciate such a day of Jesus Christ, Christmas if only he/she knows the gap that was between him/her Creator the (source of life) [Gen. 3:2324, Is. 59:1-16, 2Cor. 5:19a]

üü God coming to live again in man (Emmanuel) üü Christmas day reminds us of God giving mankind the second chance. [Jn. 1:12, 3:16,17] üü God’s preparing a lamb for man as a sacrifice, which is the only one he will and can accept man again. [Jn. 1:29, Gen. 3:21, Heb. 9:22] üü A moment that one should see the God Almighty, The Savior, the Lord of Lords in that baby Jesus Christ, like the wise men from the east. [Luke 2:2, 11] [THE MOMENT OF TRUTH; READ MORE IN OUR NEXT EDITION]

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DO IT AMICABLY

Christmas is not just about having too much alcohol to hangover or next to the bedroom for sex. Let us make this year’s christmas a period to merry with joy, reunite, share and have thorough thoughts on how bright the future is for you and your partner. Have a special moment to reflect on what has happened within the year and tell yourselves; let the past be past and focus on the next year. With that in mind, you will easily trash out issues and come to an agreement which will always strengthen your relationship.

Make sure to reflect on what has happened and focus on the next year by sharing

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To Sarah Esi Halm from Stanley Kweku Yaidom, May the season of love mind u of my endless love for you.  Yateh Benjemin to brother Simon, Merry Christmas to you brother Simon. May this season of the birth of Christ bring joy and glory to you.

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An Ocassion to reunite and share with... Christmas is a special period I will say; to help bring families and love ones together. It is a period that triggers the good spirit in us to show an apprciation in one way or the other to someone precious or anyone. Christmas as we know to be the birth of our Saviour, signifies and will continue to be an antidote to anger, pain, etc. This is love, reunion and sharing. Show your love to your family [from kids to the very old] by offering them a gift that will be a piece for them to remember and just watch the change in attitude for the next year. TRY THIS; PLAN AHEAD BY SETTING OUT A DAY OR TWO TO SHOP GIFTS FOR YOUR FAMILY. LET’S GO THROUGH SOME GIFTS FOR YOUR KIDS, MAN AND WOMAN

FOR KIDS It’s no secret that kids like to have fun. This is also the age where most people are the most active so whatever you get your child make sure it is something they will

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enjoy. Christmas gifts are probably more important to kids than anyone else, which is why it is always appropriate to go all out when it comes to a kids gift. You probably have an idea of what the

particular kid enjoys to do. Whether they like to play video games, watch movies, ride toy motorcycles or anything else, the Christmas gift you choose should be something they will like. Kids can be very sensitive, so make sure that you don’t get the kid something that they will not like, because it could backfire. Put a little thought into it, ask the kid or parent subtly and you should be able to make an educated choice on what gift to choose.

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THIS YEARS EDITION OF LIFESTYLE IN TERMS OF FASHION CONTAINS NEW TRENDS AND GREAT DESIGNS WITH OUR LOCAL MATERIALS AND OTHER SURFACES. 25.12 IS PROUD TO INTRODUCE TO OUR READERS THE SENSATIONAL AND BEAUTY FROM B'EXOTIQ, MAKSI, TATTERS AND RENEEQ. PIC. DIR/ED | ROLBRUCKY PHOTOGRAPHY | ROLSTUDIO [BEN]

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MAKSI CLOTHING [+233 2618 86190] B’EXOTIQ [+233 2442 51097] TATTERS BOUTIQUE [+233 302 229442] CEDAR CLOTHING [+233 302 981586] RENÉEQ [+233 2420 01000]

Merry Christmas to Divine Wavws Acapella Ministry Korle-bu. You guys are a blessing to the land. (Samuel writes)  A very Joseph Christmas to Yvonne (baby last show) from Samuel  A very merry chrismas to the Mensah family. (Abigal Mensah)

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How to have a fashionable Christmas The festive season is a time to celebrate, make merry, and share goodwill with friends, family and the community at large. If you’re anything like me, what you wear on the outside depicts your mood some of the time but other times helps to change your mood. To be in the celebratory mood during Christmas I recommend you go bold, and have fun with fashion Christmas fashion in many countries around the world is closely linked to occasions. What to wear to that end of year office party? How about a Christmas themed party? Oh, and what if you met a cute potential significant other during this season?

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Here are ten tips from MAKSI, a Ghanaian based fashion label with Pan African dreams that aims to deliver ‘fab, fresh and funky’ clothing to the global world. üüHave fun with your fashion. Try on a dramatic fascinator. Pile on loads of jewelry. Carry a bold bag.

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üüDo you have an irresistibly toned stomach? I say flaunt it if you want to. And even if you don’t, flaunt it if you can get away with it. The advent of inspirational curvy bloggers have shown the rest of us regular folks with * ahem* lumps and bumps in more places that we

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would like that instead of baring our stomachs we can rock a high waisted skirt (instead of one riding low on our hips), with a boob top. üüRemember the key is to be comfortable in what you wear so if you don’t feel comfortable baring skin then please don’t. üüDress up for occasions, or dress up just to lift your spirits. It’s Christmas time. Wear something fun whilst putting finishing touches to your Christmas tree if you wish.

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HAVE FUN WITH YOUR FASHION. TRY ON A DRAMATIC FASCINATOR. PILE ON LOADS OF JEWELRY. CARRY A BOLD BAG. FASHION AS A COURSE DOS & DONTS Laddies!!! This Christmas season is going to be a blast. With so many fashion trends out, we’re looking to give you that extra boost to guide you through this holiday season. We are giving you some fashion tips ,some do’s and don’ts if you will, to ensure that you do nothing less then impress this Christmas season.

ELEGANCE AND CLASSIC Gel up your beauty with Maksi, RenéeQ and Tatters. Finish it up for this Christmas is yours. Look sharp and confident in your steps.

Lady: Jewellery [earring, necklace] from RenéeQ Fascinator from RenéeQ Jacket from Maksi Bag from Tatters

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MAKSI wishes all our customers a fashion and fun filled season of joy, good health and happiness. May the coming year meet us all in good cheer

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Jewellery from Krew Designs Obsession with class and style. Get your wardrobe to be counted as magical

How to have a fashionable Christmas üüDon’t forget the little touches that make an outfit special. A cute ring. Brightly coloured nails. A hairstyle that makes you feel good.

SOME DO’S FOR THIS HOLIDAY A simple white or black dress will go everywhere with you this holiday season. Accessorize with gold, silver or a tinge of green and red; and you’re ready to go. Light weight dresses like cotton and chiffon is great when you’re in the holiday season, especially with the summer-like whether during this time of the year. Spice it up with a floppy hat, bangles, from the local market, gladiators or black sandals in you’re ready to go. A simple color coordination can do the trick, turning a simple outfit into a fabulous one. Be sure to match your shoes, bag, and belt all the time. It’s a fashion statement!! Remember it’s Christmas season, don’t be afraid to rock the bright colors.

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And what better way to do this than with our very own African print fabrics. With the print heavily in style, they are your friend this season. Make-up is always important in a woman’s life. Try and match your eyes with your outfit in some way. Be sure to stick to soft colors that sit well on your skin. It’s the new season, try a new hair style that fits you. Do wear lasting perfume,as a woman this is a plus. You may have to spend more, but it gives you that extra ability to stand out in all of the right ways. Shoes are important, the right shoes for the occasion makes all the difference. Remember leopard is the new neutral, so fill free to rock the leopard print hills and loafers.

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üüMen you know we are speaking to you too right? No boring suits for you this time round. Try a kaftan in a standout colour. Go bold with your accessories, and * ahem * yes, if you want to show off your chiseled chest we promise not to complain. üüMix and mash it all up. Throw out the rules. Want to wear a floppy hat at nighttime? Do you üüFancy dressing up for a bike ride with your partner? Yep you guessed right. Do so in style üüCan’t decide which shoes to wear? Well we can’t help you with that.

Model Lady Louisa Lady: Clothing from Maksi Christmas tree from B’Exotiq

üüThe most important fashion rule of all? Have fun, be comfortable and have ye a fashionably good time at Christmas

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SOME DON’TS Stay away from all red Just because it’s the Christmas season, especially everyday. whether it be head to toe or African print. Also stay away from dull colors. It’s Christmas lets be fun and creative. Keep in mind that rocking the African prints but be sure not to be tacky with it.

Merry Christmas to all UGMSA members (Ayanor A. Adoliba).  Merry Christmas to Kpobee family, the Agyemang family , the Tweneboa Koduas`, the Osei Bonsus’ and all my Adamson family and relatives in Suhum. I love you all (Richelle)

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Keep extra gifts for your guests and celebrate with love GIFTS TO BUY FOR WOMEN Jewelry box. For keepsakes of seasons passed A pair of earrings. Doesn’t have to be expensive but it must be beautiful. Something gold. As in a dress or anything gold to represent the festive season. A brush set. You know what she goes through to look perfect. A party dress. Will take her from the office party to the after-party. A bottle of wine. Also reorienting the festive season. A tote. Undoubtedly one of many, undoubtedly far from the last. Some loafers. Think leopard, because leopard is the new neutral. A bracelet. Something between classy and bold like her, again it doesn’t have to be too expensive. It’s the thought that counts.

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Something that sparkles. Something special for your someone special, it could be a purse or some beautiful sparkly hills. Perfume. Something modern, exotic, up to date to a classic scent. Perfume (to go). For when she is on the go (in your direction of course) A robe. For when she wants to relax and look sexy all at once. A watch. Something classy yet simple and beautiful. A wallet. Where she’ll keep your credit cards nice and safe or her own. A clutch. Where she will keep everything else you really don’t need to worry about. Some sunglasses. A universal flattering shape A bag. A kitschy carryall for stolen nights away. Some nail polish. For her pre-party at-home ritual. A bra set. Both naughty and sexy.

Merry Christmas to ma dear Gytha Mintah from Christabel Boateng.  In a season like this, where we make the birth of Jesus Christ, all things are new merry Christmas to all (Ntow Mark Anthony)

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IMPORTANCE OF SIMILAR STYLE GARMENTS Most men often overlook the importance of buying similar styles. Men should buy garments that can easily be mixed and matched with alreadyowned clothes. Once again, it will give the effect of a broader wardrobe. Abide by classic cuts and colors, that way an eccentric piece of clothing can blend in with most of your available wardrobe.

Here comes the season that united heaven and earth through the birth of a child Jesus. May this year’s celebration of Christmas unite the world and deliver peace to all men of good will. Merry Christmas (Emmanuel Brave)

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A designer hand bag. For if you want to go over the top, like all enviable accessories: understated but memorable. A little black dress. Something she would look extraordinary in. A necklace. One that makes a statement without taking the attention off her. Always, it’s not about how much you paid for it.

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Christmas is a time for joy and celebration because of the love that was shown to the world and the hope its story brought to the world. In the midst of the joy and celebration, let us learn to love the Christ whose mass we celebrate and our neighbours who are created in this image (S.A. Asante)

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Attention An obvious scene to create with ease

As we celebrate the birth of Christ with all the merry making, let us also remember that He is coming back again and sooner than we may know. Lets also prepare to meet our soon coming King. Merry Christmas (Fortune Biekro)

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Make a pose and take a beautiful christmas picture as part of your picture decoration QUANTITY VRS. QUALITY Although a big selection definitely helps provide a more diversified look, don’t compromise quality for quantity. High quality clothing lasts longer and classics don’t lose their style. Check for quality stitching and superior fabrics. These features can be easily spotted and do not imply that you will not be able to afford food for the next month. It is possible to discover quality clothes at reasonable prices, You simply have to shop around.

Models Lady Louisa  |  Kwame Ansah Lady: Clothing from B’Exotiq Man: Clothing from Cedar Clothings Hat from Cedar Clothings Watch from Tatters Boutique PIC. DIR/ED | ROLBRUCKY PHOTOGRAPHY | ROLSTUDIO [BEN]

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Keep your green surroundings and flowers in shape for they will spark yiour home

SOME DON’TS Go easy on the jewelry as well remember less is more. Head gear only makes you look old when you don’t tie it in well. Don’t mix colors, unless you have a sense of bringing it all in. Foot wear is important, make sure the shoes are your size.

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SOME DON’TS Also make sure you don’t wear hills to events that do not require you to wear them. So lets keep the hills away from the beach parties. Don’t over wear your colorful make up, it may not give you the look you were going for.

I have chosen to love you. This to me is a lifetime commitment. Know that nobody also values u more than I do. Love you and merry X`mas (from Andrew Bonney to Juliana Antwi)  Merry Christmas to class of 2015 from Uduak Uma

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The fact still remains that you have fashion in there. This christmas has a taste of fashion addups; just to add class and elegance to what you’ve gotten s far. Go through these pages and get yourself some of the accessories at good prices. [BAGS, JEWELS, WATCHES, SHOES, EYE-WEARS]

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Attraction think of spreading ur style this christmas

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HAVE A VERY STRONG, ARTISTIC APPROACH TO FASHION THIS SEASON Treat your collections as a means of self expression. There is a purpose other than creating a look for the season. That certainly makes you different from others. Have enough artistic and arranged fashion stuff but not more trash in the wardrobe. Create aesthetic ideas with what you wear out there.

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CLASS & SWAG The collection of grand style in your attraction with such a taste with the classic mens hand bag and eye wear.

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STEP IN STYLE Unleash your inner siren and spotlight with such detailed combination of good quality shoes. Show off the beautiful shoes with a compliment [dress] just to reveal such precious elegance in you with bold steps. TATTERS.

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STRONG IN THAT The matter is just right for you compliment warmth with strength by creating a scene with your summer approach. Don’t scattered; just be classy Models Lady Louisa  |  Kwame Ansah

Lady: Clothing from Maksi Hat from Maksi Hand bag from Tatters Boutique Shoe from Tatters Boutique Necklace and bracelet from RenéeQ Eye-wear from Cedar Clothings Man: Eye-wear from Cedar Clothings; Watch from Tatters Boutique Pant from Maksi Sandals from Tatters Boutique PIC. DIR/ED | ROLBRUCKY PHOTOGRAPHY | ROLSTUDIO [BEN]

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ATTENTION IS MINE The fearless approach to grand selection of accessories depends on your shop to the wardrobe. Be bold with such combination from pearls on shoes and hands with peaky bright magenta bag. Just that! Model Lady Louisa Lady: Bag from Tatters Boutique Shoe from Tatters Boutique Jewellery from RenéeQ PIC. DIR/ED | ROLBRUCKY PHOTOGRAPHY | ROLSTUDIO [BEN]

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Jewellery from Krew Designs

From the very attractive jewellery from RenéeQ to Krew and with the maximization of shoes and bags from Tatters Boutique, you will inject this season with such a blend shot full of fun. Fearless match will set off your holiday fun and can be easily mixed with flattering neutrals and sparks, accessorized beautiful and elegant shoes and bags. RESOURCES

MAKSI CLOTHING [+233 2618 86190] TATTERS BOUTIQUE [+233 302 229442]

CEDAR CLOTHING [+233 5089 90350] RENÉEQ [+233 2420 01000]

Jewellery from Krew Designs

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year, and yet for all that, when it speaks, it’s voice has strong authourity. Blessed is the season which engages the entire world in a conspiracy of love. Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we are here for something else besides ourselves. Peace on earth will come to stay when we live Christmas every day. Christmas is a spark that ignites in someone’s heart. May your Christmas be filed with joy and happiness and Best wishes for now and the coming year—Ashwathi S. Nair 8th grade

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RenéeQ ACCESSORIES BREAK IT The simplest of outfits can be head-turning when well put together with the right accessories. Fascinators, chandeliers, necklaces, statement rings...always make a difference. Unique, stunning pieces from RenéeQ. Jewellery [necklace] from RenéeQ PIC. DIR/ED | ROLBRUCKY PHOTOGRAPHY | ROLSTUDIO [BEN]

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IN A GRAND STYLE WITH TRIPS [HANGOUTS], MENUS, EVENTS & MOVIES

DON'T BE FAR FROM THIS YEARS CELEBRATION. IT'S A SEASON THAT HAPPENS YEARLY AND INTRODUCES YOU TO THE NEXT YEAR. MAKE SURE YOU ARE HAPPY NOW TO CARRY YOU TO 2014 WITH SMILES. SOCIAL MEDIA & TRANSLATION APPS ARE GREAT TOOLS TO SHARE AND READ ON WHAT IS NEW. UNDER OUR TRIP ADVICE, BE EDUCATED ON OUR SELECTED APPS AND ALSO HAVE A FANTASTIC FOOD FESTIVE WITH OUR SELECTED COOKIES AND MENUS. [RESOURCES: BB WINES, CHAKULA RESTAURANT, ROYAL RICHESTER HOTEL, THE ROYAL SENCHI, IDMB]

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Obvious but not always a given is that we should choose destinations to suit our own needs, particularly when paying top cedi or dollar Get the fine breeze in Aburi by experiencing a time in Lansdown. Moments have come when we just go out with our families for vacations and hangouts. Our trip advisors have outlined somethings you can easily use to aid your trip this christmas and hangout places to chill out.

LOCATION: LANSDOWN

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Social media/rules some

Best practices how to be savvy (and safe) on social media Most social-media apps are location-enabled, so be smart about what personal details you divulge. If you’re traveling alone or are uncomfortable revealing your physical location, consider updating your social media channels only after you’ve left a restaurant or checked out of your hotel. Being “social” is fun, but you should always feel safe. Pay attention to your surroundings—walking while texting is never a good idea. If you plan to stay connected when you travel, make sure your smartphone battery can handle all your tweeting, check-ins, photography and videos—and leave enough juice to call a cab or map your way back to the hotel. Turn down the volume. The din on social media can reach a roar if you don’t take control of it. Creating lists on Twitter will help you sort through the noise and keep up-to-date on a destination. After following someone on Twitter, click the “person” icon and choose “add or remove from list.” create a list for your trip by following local restaurants, hotels, tourism boards and chambers of commerce, newspapers and magazines, and travel and food bloggers.

Channel your inner Boy scout: Be prepared. Facebook and Twitter are often the first places to break news of flight delays and disruptions.

look for mass-transportation Twitter feeds and those of local governments—both city and country—which often tweet updates on road conditions, flood warnings, safety and airport delays.

Pay it forward.. Crowdsourcing relies on good travel karma. Rack it up by leaving travel tips or reviews after you’ve stayed at a hotel, experienced a much-hyped venue or stumbled on something new. Tell others what you thought, and if you would recommend it. Whether it’s the view from your hotel room or that amazing meal you still dream about, your smartphone photos can also do much of the talking. And as I review my Pinterest board, Instagram photos and other digital mementos Find interesting Twitter feeds by browsing the options under “Who to Follow.” When viewing profiles, scan their lists, which classify their feeds into topics. you can subscribe to a list to see updates from all its members without having to follow each. on pinterest, log in with your Facebook or Twitter account and import your contacts to start following their boards. like Twitter, Instagram also uses a hashtag system to categorize its photos, making it easy to find users with similar interests.

Get with the program. Many hotel groups offer special rewards to Facebook and Twitter followers. But if you follow their loyalty-club accounts, you can receive even more freebies.

TRASLATION APP Most Comprehensive Google Translate (free; Android, iOS) In addition to having 64 languages for typed and spoken translations, Google Translate is particularly savvy when it comes to brand names. The data dependent app offers the best results, but Android users can get exclusive language packs that cover the basics and can be used offline.

Best for international travel Jibbigo Translator Currently, it offers easyto-use typed translations for 20-plus languages and spoken translations for 13; more are being rolled out soon. Especially useful are its customizable glossaries, which let you add terms you know you’ll need ahead of time.

CELEBRATE THIS CHRISTMAS WITH STORIES AND PICTURES. 25.12 IS FOR EVERYONE AND THUS, WE WANT TO INVOLVE YOU, THE READER, BY SHARING HOW YOU CELEBRATED THE CHRISTMAS. SEND YOUR STORY, PICTURES & DETAILS TO ROLCREATIF@GMAIL.COM OR CALL +233541587459/+233245762288

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Cinemagram—This iphone and android app distills your videos into supershort, GIF-like clips, allowing you to import movies from your smartphone for post- trip sharing. Facebook use branded hotel pages to track deals, look for promo codes and make special requests (late arrival; late checkout). use Facebook Graph search, a new tool that pulls highly personalized results from your network, to easily find out which friends have visited a place recently.

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Foursquare If yelp’s restaurant reviews become unwieldy, see if your friends have left any more personal tips by looking over their recent check-ins. The service will also alert you to popular venues nearby. Gogobot lets you create your own pinterest-style guides to the places you’ve visited, along with hotel and destination reviews. you can also post questions on the helpful travel forum.

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Instagram enable “add to your photo map” to capture your trip for posterity. use hashtags (e.g., #portlandfoodtruck or #portlandfashion) so your photos will show up in the explore tab for others to see. you can share Instagram photos via Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare,Twitter and Tumblr. Pinterest create aboard for your trip, and pin inspiring travel photos. update your board after you return with comments and new pins.

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HANGOUTS THIS XMAS Accra has become a centre of attraction where most businesses and people are located. As such, just step out and at least, have fun with your families and love ones and share your stories.

Twitter Grab the attention of airlines, hotels, restaurants or local travel experts by mentioning their handles and using appropriate hashtags. send any personal details via direct message.

Whatsapp your movement with sharing information via whatsapp is such phenominal. An easy texting platform within split seconds of response can make you share your experience during the holiday.

Vine lets you capture and share six-second video clips via its app and services such as Twitter. one drawback: videos can currently be recorded only within the app. Yelp look for a restaurant’s most popular dishes (in bold type within the reviews); view prices on the menu; use the location—enabled app to check hours.

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La Galette: Restaurant, pastry and bakery Jokers: Pub & grill. Off la beach road E-lounge: Food & drinks. Fire Fly: Lounge bar. Osu, opposite former American Embassy Euphoria: Bar and restaurant Exel: Bounge, bar & social club. Dzorwulu The Buka: Fine African restaurant. Pizza Town: Fast food restaurant The Lexington: Bar and restaurant. Traphic: Lounge & bar. Osu ringway estates Akwaaba Burger: restaurant Yoko’s: Bar & restaurant. Asylum down Chhix-n-Ribs: Restaurant Arelecchino: Italian ice cream, coffee bar, & pastries Storm Sky: Bar & lounge Marwako: Fast food restaurant Twist: Pub. Inside Headlines Hospital Labone Cuzzy Bro’s: Pub. Osu former Irish pub Rockefellaas: Pub. Osu behind Barcleys The Rebulic bar: Pub. Osu, 3rd lane Osu Kuku hill Honey Suckle: Osu opposite the fire service The Venue: East legon: Agrigango close to Yehans Rhapsody’s: Accra Mall Shaka Zulu: Off the Dzorwulu Achimota road Monsoon: Osu opposite KFG Robi’s Dutch Pub: Labone close to Zanzibar Hollywood Boulevard: East legon A&C Mall Bella Roma: Osu adjacent frankies KQ Launch Box: Beach road around about, Takoradi Luscious Temptations: East Legon inside A&C Mall Till’s Cocktail: Takoradi beach road Spikes Bar & Grill: Akroma Street, Takoradi The Sports Pub & Restaurant: Opposite Antrak main office Takoradi Aphrodisiac Night Club: Dzorwulu traffic light Rockstone’s Office: Off ring road, behind the Police Headquarters Vanity Nite Club: Osu Ako-Adjei Top & Tails: Off the spentix road

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Royal Richester Hotel Wrap bands of wide ribbons around packages with multiple sizes of ribbon Event et as volor aut ut ex

YOUR HOLIDAY WALKING PLAN

Whether you’re looking to stay active for a new year, as you go through this 4-week walking plan will definitely keep you Week 1 Go for 25minute walks at a moderate brisk pace, two 35-minute walks at a moderate pace

Week 2 Do three 30-minute walks at a moderate to brisk pace, two 45minute walks at a moderate pace

Week 3 Take three 40-minute walks at a moderate to brisk pace; one 60-minute walk at a easy to moderate pace

Week 4 Finish with two 30-minute walks a a brisk pace; one 60-minute walk at an easy to moderate pace. This will certainly keep you in shape to start 2014.

Expert: Judy Heller, ACE-certified personal trainer and walking coach [weight watchers 2013 [nov-dec] mag.]

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Ginger bread Triffle

HazelnutLinzer Cookies

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Gingerbread Triffle CAKE

FILLING

üü 3/4 c all-purpose flour

üü 1/2 golden pineapple, peeled, cored, and diced

üü 1/2 c whole wheat flour üü 1/2 tsp baking powder üü 1/2 tsp baking soda üü 1/2 tsp salt üü 11/2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened üü 1/4 c packed dark brown sugar üü 11/2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger üü 1 tsp ground ginger üü 1/8 tsp ground cloves üü 1/2 c low-fat buttermilk üü 1/4 c light (mild) molasses üü 2 large egg whites üü 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

üü 1 (Hb) mango, pitted, peeled, and diced üü 2 Tbsp granulated sugar  |  Juice of 1 lime üü 2 kiwifruit, peeled, halved, and sliced üü 1 pomegranate, seeded üü 1 (16-oz) container frozen light whipped topping, thawed

PREPARATION 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. lightly spray 41/2x 81/2-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray. 2. For ca ke, whisk all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in medium bowl. 3. With electric mixer on mediu m speed, beat butter in medium bowl until creamy. Add brown sugar, fresh ginger, ground ginger, and cloves, beating until blended well. Beat in buttermilk, molasses, egg whites, and vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture, beating just until blended. 4. Scrape batter into prepared pan. Bake until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Let cake cool in pan on rack 10 minutes. Unmold cake and let cool completely on rack. 5. For filling, combine pineapple, mango, granulated sugar, and lime juice in medium bowl; toss until coated. Let stand 10 minutes. Toss together kiwifruit and pomegranate seeds in small bowl.

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6. Cut ca ke into l-inch cubes. Spread 1 cup of whipped topping in bottom of 3-quart glass trifle dish or straight-sided bowl. Arrange one half of cake cubes on top. Top with one third of pineapple mixture and then one third of kiwi fruit mixture. Repeat with 2 cups whipped topping, the remaining cake cubes, half of remaining pineapple mixture, and half of remaining kiwifruit mixture. Top with remaining whipped topping, pineapple mixture, and kiwifruit mixture. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 6 hours.

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HazelnutLinzer Cookies üü 13/4 c ail-purpose flour üü 1/2 c skinned hazelnuts, toasted üü 3/4 c light stick butter, softened üü 3/4 c + 1 Tbsp confectioners’ sugar üü 11/4 tsp vanilla üü 1/4 tsp salt üü 6 Tbsp low-sugar red raspberry or apricot preserves

PREP 40 MINü BAKE 25 MINü SERVES 18 MAKE AHEAD 1 WEEK weight watchers [2013_11_13]

PREPARATION

Fruitcake Biscotti Welcome home the walkers with mugs of tea, coffee or cocoa and another present... a well-timed bacon sandwich wrapped in parchment and tied with string to keep them happy until lunchtime

1. Pulse 3/4 c flour and hazelnuts in food processor unt il nuts are finely ground. Add remaining 1 c flour and pulse until mixed; transfer to bowl. With electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter, 3/4 c confectioners’ sugar, vanilla and salt in large bowl until creamy, 3 minutes. Reduce speed to low. Beat in flour mixture just until blended. Divide dough in half. Between 2 sheets wax paper, roll each piece of dough into 1/8-inch thick sheet. Slide I sheet dough onto large baking sheet; top with remaining dough. Chill until firm, 45 minutes. 2. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 21arge baking sheets with parchment paper or nonstick f oil. Working with 1 sheet dough (keep remaining dough chilled), cut into shapes using floured 2-inch round fluted cutter. Place 1 inch apart on

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1 prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remain ing dough. Cut out centers of halfof cookies using f loured 1-inch round or star cutter. Remove centers; press together with scraps and chill. Bake until cookies are lightly golden at edges, 11-12 minutes for cookies with cut- out centers, 14 minutes for remaining coo kies. Coolon baking sheets I minute. Transfer to racks and cool completely. Reroll scraps and repeat to make total of 36 cookies. 3. Spread preserves by generous half teaspoonfuls onto tops of cookies without centers. Dust remaining cookies with I Tbsp confectioners’ sugar; place over jam-spread cookies to make 18 sandwiches. Cover and chill in single layers in airtight containers up to 1 week.

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Cocoa-Streusel Mini-Cakes PREP 30 MIN I COOK 20 MIN I SERVES 12 MAKE AHEAD 3 DAYS

STREUSEL üü 3 Tbsp packed brown sugar üü 11/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour üü 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa üü 3/4 tsp cinnamon üü 1 Tbsp cold light stick butter, cut into bits

CAKE üü 11/4 c ail-purpose flour üü 1/4 tsp baking soda üü 1/4 tsp baking powder üü 3/4 c packed brown sugar üü 1/3 c egg substitute üü 6 Tbsp light stick butter, softened üü 3/4 c fat-free vanilla yogurt üü 2 Tbsp mini-semisweet chocolatechips

GLAZE üü 2/3 c confectioners’ sugar üü 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa üü 11/2 Tbsp fat-free milk üü 1 tsp light corn syrup weight watchers [2013_11_13]

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PREPARATION 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray cavities of’ (12- cavity) minifluted cake pan with baking spray. 2. Streusel: Mix brown sugar, flour, cocoa and cinnamon in small bowl Cut in butter with fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. 3. Cake: Whisk flour, baking soda and baking powder in medium bowl. With electric mixer on medium speed, beat brown sugar and egg substitute in large bowl until blended. Add butter and beat until creamy, 3 minutes. Reduce speed to low. Alternately add flour mixture and yogurt, beginning and ending with flour mixture, just until blended. Divide scant 213 c batter by rounded tablespoonf uls into each cavity; spread each spoonf ul evenly with finger. Top evenly with 1 Tbsp chocolate chips and half of streusel. Repeat with half of remaining batter, remaining 1 Tbsp chocolate chips and remaining streusel. Top evenly with remaining batter. Bake until toothpick inserted near edge of each cake comes out clean, 20 minutes. Cool cakes in pan on rack 5 minutes. Unmold cakes onto rack and cool completely. (If making ahead, store in airtight conta iner up to 3 days.) 4. Glaze: Whisk confectioners’ sugar, cocoa, milk and corn syrup in bowl until smooth. Set ca kes on rack over sheet wax paper. Top cakes evenly with glaze, letting it drip down sides. Let stand unti l glaze sets, ‘ hour.

Get organised in advance ORDER GIFTS Write your list, then do your online shopping and venture onto the high street now before it gets too busy. If you’re sending Christmas cards, buy and write them now. Do some every evening to save you from an aching hand and lastminute panic- and don’t forget to buy stamps. SEND INVITATIONS If you’re planning on having guests over for a drinks party or Christmas Day, invite them at the beginning of November as people get booked up quickly over the festive period. CHECK DECORATIONS Take stock of your decorations and buy more if your selection is looking tired or depleted. Also, check to see if you need new bulbs for lights. Look through magazines for decorating inspiration. START SHOPPING Begin adding any non-perishable foodstuffs you will need, such as chocolates and cheese biscuits, to your weekly shop to spread the cost.

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GET GIFTWRAP Buy your paper and ribbons now before the lovely designs sell out and you are left with low-quality paper with garish prints. RECORD DATES Hang up a wall planner and write in the important holiday dates end of term, office party, family get-together- so you don’t lose track or double book. Arrange baby-sitters now for evening dos, so you don’t get caught out at a later date. STOCKPILE CLEANERS Have a stash of surface wipes for speedy cleaning, baby wipes for sticky post-baking fingers, floor cleaner and stain remover, so you can cope with spills immediately. CLEAR THE FREEZER Use up food to make space in the freezer. Clean the fridge and check you actually have the staples you think you do. BUY EXTRAS Get some ‘just in case’ presents- the ones you might need if someone turns up with an unexpected gift for you. Chocs, chutney and travel-size games make great stand-bys

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Shrimp

3-DAY NIGHT MENUPLANNER make your family feast

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Beef Cordon Bleu

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Shrimps In Vegetable Sauce

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Feed your family with great meals   from 24th to 26th December EVERY SPECIAL HOLIDAY THAT IS SPENT WITH SPECIAL PEOPLE, CALLS FOR SPECIAL FOOD AND CHRISTMAS IS NO EXCEPTION, SO WE'RE HELPING YOU PUT THAT EXTRA SPARK IN YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON THIS YEAR. THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITES. DISHES [PGS. 74-76] PREPARED BY CHAKULA RESTAURANT & WINES [PG. 77] FROM BB WINES

d Meat Grilled RESOURCES

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day1 24th NIGHT DISH PREPARED BY CHAKULA RESTAURANT

Beef Cordon Bleu üü Fresh beef ( silver side or soft part)

üü Olive oil & butter (for frying if preferred)

üü Sliced Ham

üü Garlic (crushed)

üü Eggs ( fried egg and raw whisked egg for coating)

üü Red wine

üü Swiss cheese üü Bread crumbs

üü Ginger (ground) üü Salt üü Flour

Serve with boiled or mashed potato and vegetable or cooked rice.

1. Wash beef thoroughly, place on a board and thinly slice (wide) for easy rolling 2. If beef feels though, use a wooden tenderizer to soften and spread well 3. Season sliced beef with garlic, salt ginger and red wine 4. Fry egg (as preferred) and place on seasoned beef 5. Add sliced ham 6. Then top a second small steak (seasoned beef) 7. Roll and secure edges with tooth pick( parcel) 8. Lightly flour meat parcel, dip

into whisked egg and roll in bread crumbs 9. Heat oil and add butter and fry on a low heat 10. To Bake: grease baking tray with butter or olive oil and arrange parcel neatly on it 11. Bake in a pre heated oven for about 20mins or till well cooked and evenly browned 12. When cooked, remove from oven and transfer onto a serving plate 13. Remove tooth pick and slice before serving

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day2 25th NIGHT DISH PREPARED BY CHAKULA RESTAURANT This can be served with plain or fried rice, jollof or potato mash

Shrimps In Vegetable Sauce

üü Shrimps (peeled & well washed) üü Choi (Chinese Vegetable—optional)

üü Sliced mushroom üü Green pepper (roughly cut ) üü Egg

üü Zucchini (discard seeds and slice)

üü Corn flour

üü Onions (roughly cut and separated)

üü Baby corn

üü Ginger (ground)

üü Salt üü Stock

üü Sugar

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1. Mix some corn flour with egg into a smooth paste 2. Add a pinch of salt to taste 3. Dip shrimps into paste and cover well 4. Heat oil in a wok or deep frying pan and deep fry shrimps 5. When half cooked, add vegetables and mushroom, baby corn and stir for few minutes 6. Strain oil from fried mixture

7. Place wok on fire and pour some stock into it. Bring it to boil 8. Add a pinch of salt, monosodium, ginger and sugar 9. Then add fried shrimps and vegetables, raise fire a bit 10. Mix some corn flour with water and add. This will make the sauce a little thick 11. Stir lightly for few minutes and serve

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Mixed Meat Grilled üü Fresh beef (silver side or soft part)

üü Egg

üü Fresh Ham (no fat)

üü Ginger

üü Chicken breast or boneless chicken

üü Garlic

üü Sausage

üü Salt

üü Red wine üü Oil

This can be served with potato chips or cooked rice. For a balanced meal steam vegetable and arrange by the side.

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1. Make beef and fresh ham tender by beating it with a tenderizer 2. Do same with chicken if hard 3. Season chicken. Beef and fresh ham with salt, ginger, garlic to taste 4. Place grill pan or heavy based frying pan on fire and pour in little oil 5. Place seasoned beef, ham and chicken into hot oil and grill or cook with low fire 6. Add red wine while turning meat. This gives it a good flavor as well 7. Cover pan and allow to cook 8. When cooked mop up excess oil and arrange on a platter 9. Fry eggs (sunny side up) and sausage and add to platter when ready

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day3 24th NIGHT DISH PREPARED BY CHAKULA RESTAURANT

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HANGOVER CURE Feeling “eh” after too many cocktail; please follow these steps before-bed recovery pain: Have a giant glass of water Alcohol causes you to loose fluid, so replenish some of what you’ve lost ASAP

Wine: Nederburg Price: [GH¢25] Shop: BB Wines

Cognac: Rémy Martin Price: [GH¢160] Shop: BB Wines

Sparkling Liquer: Moét & Chandon Cognac: Price: [GH¢120] Shop: BB Wines Martell VSOP Price: [GH¢140] Shop: BB Wines

Keep it simple Eat a slice of bread or a few crackers-these carbs can help stabilize blood sugar levels that have gone haywire from too much alcohol. Sparkling Liquer: 22 Marquis Price: [GH¢150] Shop: BB Wines

Whisky: Jack Daniels Price: [GH¢130] Shop: BB Wines

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Wine: Alizé Price: [GH¢25] Shop: BB Wines

Whisky: Chivas Regal Price: [GH¢85] Shop: BB Wines

Bypass medication Some medications can further irritate your stomach [aspirin]. Others in fact are downright dangerous as alcohol increases its toxicity to the liver. [eg acetaminophen].

Alcoholic Free: Light Live–Sprizz Price: [GH¢15] Shop: BB Wines

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YOUR HOLIDAY MOVIES

KEEP YOUR SCREENS IN THE HOUSE BUSY WITH THESE EXLUSIVE MOVIES

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Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she’s coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.

The Monuments Men In a race against time, a crew of art historians and museum curators unite to recover renowned works of art stolen by Nazis before Hitler destroys them.

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Out of the Furnace When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement fails to follow through, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.

Lone Survivor Based on the failed June 28, 2005 mission “Operation Red Wings”. Four members of SEAL Team 10 were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd. Marcus Luttrell was the only member of his team to survive.

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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS HOLIDAY • The Afro-beats Festival—13th, 14th, 15th December • December 2 Remember—24th December • Efya Live in concert—25th December • Sarkodie Sarkology Concert—25th December • Night of 1017 laughs and music—26th December

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• Ghana Rocks—27th December • Loud in GH • Joy FM night with the stars • MTN festival of 9 lessons and carols • Joyful Way Incorporated Explosion of Joy Concert

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