Where to Find a Ceramic Christmas Tree?

Image A colorful model from that standby for cozy, the Vermont Country Store.Creditvia The Vermont Country Store For a fragile piece of kitschy clay, the light-up ceramic Christmas tree is a remarkably durable piece of holiday nostalgia. A D.I.Y. crafts-class staple in the 1970s, this old-style decoration (a perforated pine tree-shaped shell with a single…

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Medical News Today: How to identify and treat snake bites

Snake bites are not common in the United States, where they are very rarely fatal. Not all species of snake are venomous. Knowing which snake has bitten a person will help with treatment. The injuries that snake bites can cause range from mild to severe, but the chance of dying from one in the U.S.…

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A Celebrity Stylist’s Guide to Getting Into a Car While Wearing a Fancy Dress

Getty ImagesJames Devaney Despite the couture component, J-Lo’s latest selfie is surprisingly relatable. It shows the superstar in a massive Giambattista Valli dress, crammed and crouched in the backseat of a car. Tulle cascades aside, we’ve all been there, and with holiday party season in full swing, it’s bound to happen again. 2018 is the…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Fast Recipes for the Craziest Time of Year

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, coming to you live in the middle of crazy season, with all the partygoing, toasting, gift shopping, cookie baking — the blitz of spangly, year-end exuberance. When I finally get home, I’m totally beat. I want dinner to just be done, but for it still to be pretty…

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A Good Appetite: A Different Kind of Sheet Pan Supper

My old rule of thumb used to be that when I wanted to roast a big hunk of meat, I’d reach for my roasting pan to get the job done. With its deep sides and sturdy handles, the pan is easy to maneuver in and out of the oven, and is spacious enough to hold…

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Kylie Jenner Wore the Sparkliest Crystal Dress Just in Time for the Holidays

After matching outfits with baby Stormi Webster earlier this week, Kylie Jenner debuted a festive holiday look on Instagram. The new mom showed off her nude bejeweled dress while sitting on a white couch and rocking an Ariana Grande-level high ponytail. View this post on Instagram Beauty A post shared by Kylie Jenner (@kyliesnapchat) on…

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City Kitchen: The Filets Mignons of the Sea

Sweet, meaty sea scallops are best in winter, and like many other luxury foods, they tend to appear in abundance during the holiday season. Though it doesn’t come cheap, the splendid sea scallop is exceedingly easy to prepare. To find the best product for your money, get yourself to a good fishmonger. Ask for fresh…

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Forget the Suburbs, It’s Country or Bust

When Casey Scieszka, a freelance writer, and her husband, Steven Weinberg, a children’s book writer and illustrator, decided to leave Park Slope, Brooklyn, they didn’t consider the New York suburbs, where the yards were too small and the property too pricey. Instead, they moved to a house five miles down a dirt road — in…

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Forget Love. I’m Looking for Great Soup Dumplings.

When Daniela Castillo was planning a recent vacation to Mexico City, she opened up her Tinder app. But she wasn’t looking for a romantic date at Chapultepec Castle, or even a quick hookup while in town. She wanted travel advice. Like other solo travelers, Ms. Castillo, 27, who writes a travel blog, has increasingly found…

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