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Make your home ready for the holidays with easy, affordable decor updates Welcoming friends and family into your home is one of the best ways to celebrate the season. One of the keys to making visitors feel right at home is to be a happy host. So, do yourself ­— and your guests ­ — a favor and put a little effort into getting your home holiday houseguest perfect. Since your house will be full with visitors over the holidays, go beyond cleaning and organizing. Adding touches of festive decor will create a cozy, welcoming atmosphere, and if there are do-it-yourself projects still on the to-do list, now is the best time to finish them. Not only will your home look fresh and revived to you, but your guests will certainly notice your home’s updated appearance. To get your home ready for hosting holiday guests, follow this room-by-room checklist.Whether you want to tackle one room at a time or do it all at once, breaking down your tasks can make the process much easier.

The kitchen

As the central hub of the home, guests will naturally congregate in the kitchen, so spend time making small, budget-friendly updates to make the space more comfortable, for both chef and audience. • A fresh palette: Make an update that will instantly refresh your space with a new paint color. Be empowered to experiment with a bold, food-inspired hue. With its limited wall space, the kitchen makes an ideal place to use a bolder

hue for just the right pop of color. • Details matter: Clear the clutter and make room for all the chef’s necessities in your kitchen, making the chef’s job easier. Add updated cabinet and drawer pulls as well as a touch-faucet that offers style and ease of use.

The living room

You’ll be spending a lot of time in your living spaces with your guests, so make sure they’re decorated in festive spirit and ready to accommodate a crowd. • Layer lighting: Don’t just rely on overhead fixtures. Adding softer ambient light (like wall sconces), task lighting (under-cabinet lights or desk lamps) and accent lighting (such as art lighting or candles) will help set your desired mood. • Decor details: The mantel is a perfect focal point for holiday decorating. Add some atmospheric scent, color and texture with fresh evergreen garlands and holiday plants. Spray paint terracotta pots silver and gold and plant amaryllis, Christmas rose or rosemary. Or, personalize your display by placing family photos of holidays past and treasured heirlooms over the fireplace, where everyone can see them.

Guest rooms

Both guest bedrooms and bathrooms should be given extra special attention when hosting overnight holiday visitors. Consider everything a guest might need and then add some little extras to make their experience even better.

• Practical fixes: For your guest bedroom, adding portable lighting like small table lamps will make the room seem friendlier when added to overhead lighting and will keep guests from running across the room in the dark after switching off the lights. Adding a decorative mirror is a much-appreciated touch and takes little effort. • Comforts of home: Ensure that your guest rooms, particularly the bathrooms, make visitors of all ages feel comfortable. Update your bathroom hardware with stylish faucets, knobs and even

grab bars to ensure no guests slip or fall when entering and exiting the shower. New products, like a dual towel rod and grab bar offers both style and function to make your guests feel at home. As important as it is for your guests to be comfortable at your home during the holidays, it should be a relaxing place for you too, and one that you can enjoy long after the holiday season. By preparing your home well ahead of time, you’ll be able to focus on enjoying the holidays with your family and friends.


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Sunday, November 27, 2010

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Tips for creating meaningful new holiday traditions Holidays are a great time to celebrate traditions with family and friends, and every family has unique activities they love to observe year after year. You can incorporate new traditions into the holidays to bring more memorable fun to your gatherings. Here are some simple tips for creating meaningful new traditions that can bring joy to your holidays every year.

exchange via Skype or email ­— it’s a great way to have something fun pop up in your mailbox over the holiday season.

• Cookies are a part of many holiday traditions. In fact, a recent holiday survey conducted by Archway found that cookies are a part of more than 80 percent of respondents’ traditions each year. Incorporate cookies into new • Organize a visit from Santa. traditions by hosting a cookie Encourage your family or exchange with your coworkfriends to come over for a pot- ers, neighbors, family memluck breakfast or lunch. As the bers or friends. festivities get into full swing, invite Santa to join in the fun. • Give back to your commuOrganize goodie bags for chil- nity. Volunteer at a local soup dren to take home from Santa. kitchen. Sing holiday carols Don’t forget to have a cam- in nursing homes and senior era on hand to capture the centers. Organize a food drive children’s special moments. for your local food bank. Have young children go through • Build a gingerbread house their toys and pick one or two with your family. Roll up your to donate to a local shelter. sleeves, start your oven and put This will help children particiyour architecture skills to the pate in the joy of giving. There test. Decorate the house with are a lot of ways you and your each family member’s favorite family can help others. You candies in all colors. Adorn the might decide to do the same lawn with gingerbread men, thing each year or come up which can be easily decorated with new ways to give back. with icing and candy buttons. • Create a video or online • Draw names and trade inex- photo album. This tradition is pensive gifts. You can turn this especially poignant for families into a secret Santa exchange, with loved ones who are away or for a little more fun and for the season and unable to hilarity, turn the exchange into attend the family celebrations a white elephant party, where (for example, families with participants are allowed to someone in the military). Set “steal” inexpensive gifts from up a video camera and have one another. Your party doesn’t everyone share a message for have to only involve your the absent loved one. Take lots local friends and family. Invite of photos during your holiyour friends from all over the day celebrations and create a country to participate in a gift photo album online that can

children ­—crave. And they’re a lot of fun. Just remember that whatever you decide to do, be Traditions help provide con- sure to add your own flair and nection and predictability, creativity to make the tradiwhich people ­ — especially tion truly one to remember. be accessed by those who are not present.


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Sunday, November 27, 2010

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Sensible planning makes for smart holiday shopping The holiday season is among the most stressful times of year. With long lists of things to do, meals to prepare, family and friends to entertain, and gifts to buy, many people embark on the holiday season with more fear than cheer. And with so many people trying to spend less these days, preparing for the holidays has become that much more challenging. But by planning in advance and establishing a holiday shopping game plan, men and women can save money and maintain their peace of mind.

is to establish a budget ­— and then stick to it. Before making any holiday purchases, determine a holiday spending limit that is acceptable to you and your spouse or partner. The figure should include not only the cost of gifts, but expected expenditures for holiday entertainment and entertaining, decorations, travel, and items such as clothing and home improvements.

• Know as you go. Know what portion of a holiday budget is for gifts and keep a running total of expendi• Start at the bottom line. tures as you shop. This way, The best way to avoid over- you will have a sense of spending during the holidays where you stand at any given

point in the shopping season • Consider family gifts. If there and can adjust accordingly. are a number of families on your gift list, consider giv• Be an informed shopper. ing a single gift ­ — or gift There are deals galore in the basket ­ — that everyone can run-up to the holidays and enjoy. A waffle iron or ice it pays to compare prices cream maker, for example, and offers before making any is a gift that foodie families purchases. Check newspa- will savor for years to come. per and online ads as well as retailers’ Web sites to deter- • Give the gift of your time. mine both where and when Some of the most cherished you can get the best deal. gifts have no price tag attached. Homemade gift certificates • Make a list and check it for things like car washing, twice. Plan your purchas- dishwashing, babysitting, lawn es ahead of time to avoid mowing, and closet cleaning impulse buying. By having a are always wonderful and welgift in mind for each person come. As the giver, just make on your list, you will save sure to make good on your time, money and headaches. promise.

Tipping point: Who to tip during the holidays Come the holiday season, most people find themselves in a giving mood. Gifting friends, family and even coworkers is common, but there are many other people in our daily lives who societal norms suggest deserve a gift as well. Holiday tipping is more common in certain areas than others, but there are a few questions men and women can ask themselves when trying to decide if a person in their lives deserves a holiday tip or gift.

the holidays because you likely see that person on a regular basis. The same goes for the postman or a dog walker. Men and women you rarely see or rarely need do not warrant a tip or gift.

Where do you live?

Where a person lives also goes a long way toward determining a holiday tip or gift. People who live in apartments should show their appreciation to the doorman and building superintendent with a tip How often do you see the person? or gift. Homeowners need not How frequently you see a per- tip their local handyman, howson can help determine if that ever, even if he performs the person deserves a holiday gift same tasks as a building superor tip. For example, a child’s intendent. Homeowners tend babysitter or nanny deserves to do more of their own fixa little something extra come ups around the house, while

apartment dwellers often rely clad rules when it comes to on the super to keep their tipping or gifting others durapartment in tip-top shape. ing the holidays. For example, many people don’t find Is the person a professional? it necessary to tip their auto Men and women who pro- mechanic come the holidays vide professional services, for the same reasons you such as accountants, lawyers wouldn’t tip an attorney. Both and doctors, do not warrant a are already well compensattip during the holidays. These ed, and an extra tip is not professionals are already paid necessary. However, if your handsomely for their services, auto mechanic saved your car and many might even gift their from the scrap heap or procustomers. For those who have vided service that is above an especially strong relation- and beyond what you have a ship with their accountant, right to expect, then perhaps lawyer, etc., perhaps a gift such a tip or a thoughtful gift is in as a bottle of wine might be a order. nice gesture. But it’s certainly When the holiday season not mandatory. arrives, generosity often reigns. But men and women should Did the person go above and beyond? not feel obligated to tip or gift Of course, there are no iron- every person in their lives.


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Be practical when choosing gifts for teachers The tradition of giving gifts to teachers during the holiday season is still going strong. But many parents ­ — particularly those with children who are new to school ­ — can be unsure of what kinds of gifts are appropriate and will be most welcomed by their children’s teachers. In some schools, the tradition includes presenting a joint gift from all of the families in a class while, in others, teachers tend to receive gifts from individual families. While there is no right or wrong to teacher giftgiving, it is always a good idea to check with veteran parents or the principal about the school’s policy or preferences. The key to selecting teachers’ gifts that will truly be

appreciated is to stay both general and practical. While many veteran teachers report having received enough applethemed keepsakes and whimsical desk ornaments to fill a museum, many classrooms from coast to coast lack anything beyond the most basic supplies. As a result, many teachers spend hundreds of their own dollars each year to outfit their classrooms and their students with supplies and instructional aids. Whether your gift is from one family or many, consider giving something that will enable your child’s teacher to choose items for classroom use. Gift cards from popular general merchandise stores, book sellers, art-supply stores, and office-supply retailers are

always appreciated and give the teacher a wide array of merchandise to choose from. Gift cards also offer a great deal of flexibility: Teachers can spend a portion of the money to buy supplies for the classroom and use the rest for something personal. If your child’s school has a scrip program, consider giving scrip. Not only will the teacher be thrilled with your gift, it will help earn money for the school as well. Teachers also love to receive gifts with a homemade touch ­— especially when they include something created by their students. Themed gift baskets are popular choices because a child can add a handmade card or item. For example, a book-themed

basket can include a recent bestseller or a gift card for a local bookstore, a book light and a bookmark created by your child. A baking basket might include a card containing a favorite family recipe (written and decorated by your child), a mason jar tied with a ribbon containing the dry ingredients needed for the recipe, and a wooden spoon, whisk or spatula. For a movie basket, purchase two movie passes, add in some popcorn or other treats and top it off with a handmade card from your child featuring a colorful drawing or a description of his or her favorite movie. Each of these baskets contains the perfect combination ­ — something useful and something unique. And

Gift ideas for the family sports fan Sports fans are a unique breed of people who range from avid devotees to casual observers. Come the holiday season, perhaps no gift is more appropriate for a sports fan than something that makes the big game that much better. This holiday season, shoppers searching for the right gift for their sports-crazed love ones might consider the following gift ideas. Take tailgating to new heights Though the games themselves are important, sports fans will admit the camaraderie they feel with their fellow fans is a big part of their love of sports. And nowhere makes a better place to build those bonds with fellow fans than the pregame tail-

gate. This holiday season, make that tailgate even more enjoyable for your favorite sports fan with a new grill or deep fryer. Deep fryers come in many shapes and sizes, be it ones best suited to side dishes and smaller meals, or larger fryers that enable tailgaters to cook up some fried chicken or even a popular staple like deep fried turkey the whole parking lot can enjoy. For those who tailgate and have all the tools and gadgets they need, don’t overlook food for your favorite tailgater. A box of gourmet steaks can go a long way on a cold afternoon before the big game, and any veteran tailgater knows there’s no such thing as too much food.

Tickets to the big game For those sports nuts routinely relegated to the couch during their favorite team’s games, perhaps no gift is more appropriate than tickets to a sports arena. Even if money is tight and tickets seem costly, shoppers can take advantage of a host of ways to purchase tickets at below-market costs. For example, many professional teams now allow their season ticket holders to sell their tickets to games right through the team’s Web site. Tickets might be discounted as ticket holders attempt to recoup some of their money for games they simply can’t attend. Another option when looking for affordable tickets is to peruse the Internet for Web sites where ticket seekers can often find dis-

counted tickets to some of their favorite sporting events. In addition, peruse the local newspaper classifieds to see if anyone in your area is selling tickets. It’s often not as difficult as it might seem to find discounted tickets to even the most popular sporting events. Get personal Sports apparel has never been more popular, and no true fan can do without some gear that professes his or her love for a favorite team. This holiday season go the extra mile by personalizing a jersey for the sports fan in your life. His or her first or last name embroidered across the back of a favorite team’s jersey is the ultimate way for sports fans to show just how connected they are to their favorite team.


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Toys through history that caused a ‘feeding’ frenzy ‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the store; Parents seek the hottest toy, while sales clerks shout, “No more!” Few holiday seasons have come and gone without a musthave toy causing pandemonium among shoppers. In the months leading up to Christmas, one toy always seems to grab kids’ attention and become a must-have item. These could be quirky digital-voiced animals or video game consoles. Naturally, children put these gifts on their letters to Santa or wish lists. But as the days wind down to Christmas, manufacturers often cannot meet the demand for the season’s most popular item. It’s then left to parents to find the toys and gadgets by whatever means necessary. Certain toys throughout history have caused a frenzy that results in desperate parents scouring wiped-out toy stores or making black-market deals to land themselves a hot toy. Here is a list of them, courtesy of MSNBC. • Shirley Temple Doll (1934): Shirley Temple was the inspiration behind the first recorded toy to cause a shopping frenzy. The demand for the doll elevated after the actress’ breakout film, “Bright Eyes,” was released three days before Christmas. • G.I. Joe (1964): Hasbro came up with the male action figure after watching Barbie dolls become such a popular toy for tots. The action figures were

an instant hit, garnering over her very own? The demand for $16 million in 1964 alone. this fad doll became so heated that adults fought over them • “Star Wars” Action Figures and price gouging ensued. (1977): No one expected George Lucas’ franchise to • Teddy Ruxpin (1985): If kids become such a smash hit. The weren’t seeking a Cabbage merchandising company asso- Patch doll, they may have been ciated with the project didn’t hoping to find a Teddy Ruxpin have time to make associated doll under their tree. Teddy toys beyond a few board games Ruxpin was an animatronic and coloring books once “Star bear who interacted with the Wars”fever took hold.Therefore, child and told stories. It was “Early Bird Certificate” vouch- based on the animated figures ers were sold and the action kids would see at theme parks figures were shipped out a few or at their local play areas. months later. These action fig- Shortages around the holidays ures can still thrill, with eBay played into frenzied behavior. auctions bringing in $1,200 The doll was expensive for its and up for figures that once day, coming in at around $68. retailed for just a few dollars. • Tickle Me Elmo (1996): • Cabbage Patch Kids (1983): “Sesame Street” fans fell right What little girl in the mid-1980s into the hype offered by Tyco didn’t want a chubby-faced Toys and Children’s Television Cabbage Patch Kid to adopt as Workshop. Stampedes occurred

in toy stores, people were injured and reports of extreme price gouging ensued, all in an effort for people to get their hands on the giggling,red furball. • Furby (1998): This creature reminiscent of the popular 1980s film “Gremlins” came out of the box speaking its own language and slowly learned English over time. The animated pet/friend became the musthave toy of the year, but production numbers were scant in comparison to demand. • Nintendo Wii (2006): Video game aficionados were wowed by the motion-sensing game controllers of this new system. This helped push the Wii to the top spot for video game consoles for that year and created a demand that led to limits on units purchased.


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Easy tips for gift wrapping success The holidays are here and that means shoppers have started to stockpile gifts for those they love. Once the shopping rush is over, the time to wrap all of those great finds and treasures has come. Although some people are giftwrap gurus, there are many others who feel that their wrapping skills are lacking. Regardless, anyone can create delightful wrapped gifts with a little know-how.

Prepare

The first step to wrapping is to have all of the supplies in one place. There are some people who have actually dedicated small rooms as gift-wrap stations. While you don’t have to go this far, find a large table and keep your tape, tags, paper, ribbon, scissor, pen, and other accessories nearby.

Also, sort out the gifts according to recipient and have any gift receipts handy to wrap up with the gift. Wrap at a time when there are no distractions and you can devote your attention to the task at hand, like after children have gone to bed or during the day when no one is home.

Paper or Bags?

When purchasing wrapping paper, it may be tempting to skimp on the quality of the paper to save money. However, a thicker, higher quality paper will make wrapping go more smoothly.That’s because it will be less likely to tear on boxes or when you’re rolling out and cutting it. Thicker paper means you’ll also be able to achieve more intricate

folds and better creasing around boxes. It also may be more forgivable around oddly shaped items. Gift bags are the go-to wrapping medium when you’re short on time or have items that are not easily wrapped with paper. Because they come in a variety of sizes ­ — and even giant plastic bags to contain large gifts ­ — they are often more convenient.

There are different tips that can help with wrapping.

a gift to direct the eye away from any imperfections. • Keep a stack of paper scraps and use it instead of tissue paper to fill in gift bags. •Keep scissors sharp for clean cuts. • Pack smaller items or oddly shaped things into a different container that is easier to wrap

• Roll up clothing and place into a paper towel tube to turn the wrap• Buy neutral-patterned wrapping ping into a candy cane shaped gift. paper that coordinates with other papers. This way if you run out of Practice often makes perfect one type of paper you can stag- when it comes to wrapping gifts. ger other pieces and make a col- Having the right paper, a few decolage of papers so there’s no waste. rative supplies and some patience can ensure that gifts look festive • Use ribbon to dress up this year

Make your special occasion a festive one The holidays are a festive time of year when people come together to socialize and recall good times shared through the years. At the heart of the holidays are moments for endless entertaining. Delicious food and cocktails are prime components of the fetes and festivities come the holiday season. Food and drink is so important it can take a little creative thinking on the part of holiday hosts and hostesses to devise unique food, beverages and favors that will garner rave reviews from guests. With some easy ideas from Verdi Spumante, party throwers can put a little sparkle into any social event of the season.

car, the miniskirt ­ — despite their small stature, these things pack a big punch. When creating menu ideas, consider all of the foods you love to eat and then shrink them down to miniature. The fun factor of snacking on bite-sized burgers or diminutive doughnuts is hard to beat. Many stores sell decorative serving spoons, small ramekins and other inexpensive bowls geared toward miniature food service.Tiny tacos? Why not?

Favors are fantastic

It’s the holiday season, which means there’s even more reason to send partygoers home with a trinket or treat they can unwrap and enjoy. Though it seems everyone is downGood things come in sizing these days, upsize party favors small packages so guests can really indulge.The good The bikini, the compact sports news is upsizing doesn’t have to cost

a fortune. For an intimate soiree, purchase some keepsake ornaments and attach to a bottle of a sparkling beverage. Give one to all your guests, and chances are they’ll think you went overboard, but only you will know just how budget-friendly this gift can be. Boxes of chocolate, small gift baskets full of cheeses, or even packages of wrapping paper and gift tags make ideal favors this time of year.

Set the mood with music and lighting

There’s something magical about the holidays. Maybe it’s the chill in the air or the possibility for an awe-inspiring spectacle just around the corner. Turn your home into a holiday wonderland full of twinkling lights, scented candles and mantles full of evergreen boughs as festive

carols set the scene in the background. Even if the weather is brisk, tell guests to dress accordingly and gather outside around a fire pit or outdoor fireplace for hot chocolate and warm cookies.

Create dazzling cocktails

Most holiday hosts and hostesses like to serve a signature cocktail at their parties to set the mood of the event.When thinking creatively, there are scores of great cocktails to try. For a green drink that’s tasty and festive, try an AppleVerdimosa. Mix 3-1/2 ounces Green Apple Sparkletini by Verdi with 1/2 ounce kiwi puree and a dash of cherry juice.To enhance the green color of the drink, add a drop or two of green food coloring for some festive fun! Place the ingredients in a shaker and shake.


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Holiday recipes with a twist The invitations are arriving. Office parties, family parties, school parties and the list goes on; it’s a sign the holiday season is fast approaching. To make your season a little less stressful and a lot more delicious, Snyder’s of Hanover has compiled the perfect holiday dessert recipes, all with a unique pretzel twist. So instead of bringing the typical cookies and cupcakes, make your dessert stand out with a trip down the snack aisle for pretzels.

Holiday Pretzel Wreath

Ingredients: 1 package (about 6 ounces) of your favorite chocolate (milk, dark, or white) 1 bag (9 or 10 ounces) of pretzels (mini’s, thins, or homestyle) Red and green candies (chocolate shell candies, jelly beans, sugar sprinkles) 1 package of red shoestring licorice Wax paper Directions: Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Melt chocolate in microwave or double boiler; stir. Using tongs or a fork, dip the pretzels into the chocolate and layer in a circle, like a wreath, onto the wax paper. After the wreath(s) are formed, use the red and green candies to sprinkle or place on top of the wreath(s). When you have completed the wreath(s), cool until set. Once the chocolate has set, use the shoestring licorice to tie into a bow, at the top of the wreath.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Chocolate Chunk Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup peanut butter

1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 eggs 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 3/4 cups crushed mini pretzels 1 (11.5 ounce) bag semi-sweet chocolate chunk morsels or chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Beat butter, peanut butter and sugars until creamed. Add vanilla and eggs and mix well. Add flour, baking powder and baking soda and mix. Finally add crushed pretzel pieces and chocolate chunks, mix until combined. Using a small cookie scoop, place

cookie dough on ungreased cookie sheets, making sure they are 2 inches apart from each other. Bake for eight to 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and store in an airtight container.

Directions: In a large bowl, mix crushed pretzels and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a 9-by-9 brownie pan or small casserole dish. Bake at 375 Fahrenheit for 10 Fruit Tart with Pretzel Crust minutes or until set. Cool at room Ingredients: temperature and then refrigerate Crust: for 45 minutes. Meanwhile, com3 cups finely crushed pretzels bine milk, lime juice and lime zest. 2/3 cup sugar Fold in whipped topping. Spread 1 1/4 cups cold butter or mar- on cold “pizza.” Top with fruits. garine Keep refrigerated. The invitations are coming, but Topping: now you’re prepared. Just make 1 (14 ounce) can of sweetened a quick run to the grocery store condensed milk and visit the snack aisle for a 1/4 cup lime juice wide selection of pretzels. For 1 tablespoon lime zest even more fun holiday recipes 1 1/2 cups whipped topping visit www.snydersofhanover.com/ 7 cups assorted fresh fruit, sliced Recipes.


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What if I have an astigmatism?

Am I a good candidate for LASIK?

Is IsLASIK LASIKSafe? Safe?

What if my prescription is really high? What if I am nearsignted?

What is “monovision?”

Will I ever need glasses or contacts?

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