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Clicking on a link may result in a portion of proceeds being paid to www.decoist.com Having unique and fun Christmas decorations around your home helps to get you in the festive spirit, but it can be expensive to outfit your home with seasonal decorations. If you’re searching for a festive DIY project this season, look no further than this easy DIY Christmas coat hanger snowflake. This winter decoration is the perfect ornament to display on your front door and it will cost you less than $20 to make.  It’s also a great festive project to create with your children this...

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Whittling is the Perfect Hobby to Pick Up This Winter

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Have you been considering taking up a new hobby this winter? You probably need one to lower your stress and anxiety levels during this long and grueling plague year. Whittling may be the answer you’ve been searching for. This all-level craft hobby can keep your hands occupied for hours, giving your eyes a much-needed break from all those screens. There are many tools and guides available for a step-by-step welcome into whittling. Some of the best whittling kits also include all the tools beginners need to learn how to whittle. Your new love for whittling may result in new Christmas...

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Margot Sweater in Tartan (All Margot sweaters here.) / Straight Leg Corduroys (Here’s the kickoff crop version, which works really well with bootie

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s. Fantastic boots, btw. Have them in both black and brown!) / Lady Day Coat (Looking for more casual options? Try the Cocoon or the Chateau.) / Gemma Bow Flats / Camera Bag (I love the red, black and leopard!) Eeee! Friends, I’m so excited. I’m partnering with J.Crew today to show how you can be both festive and comfy this holiday season! (Perfect for #60daysofplaid, no?!) Dreams do come true. It’s no secret that most of my wardrobe is J.Crew. It’s always been that way. I love that the brand brings the classics back year after year, and puts fun seasonal...

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The Small Bright Spots of This Year’s Ski Season

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Covered parking, heated chairlifts, tissue boxes, rooftop spas, basement yoga, mid-mountain sushi, antler chandeliers, excessive grooming, free warm chocolate chip cookies with your $140 lift ticket, and ostentatious day lodges built from Canadian old-growth timber. When did skiing get so soft?  Slowly. In the 1960s, skiing was still discovering itself as 10th Mountain Division veterans built utilitarian lifts and lodges on the mountains they opened. The idea was to get people up the hill, let them figure out the descent, and house them at night in lodges akin to barracks. By the 1970s, counterculture hippies adopted those ski areas, skis...

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Support Small Businesses This Holiday Season

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Since the first lockdown in March, many companies have filed for bankruptcy. J. Crew was the first major fashion retailer to fall during the pandemic. Like dominos, they were quickly followed by Neiman Marus, J.C. Penney, Brooks Brothers, Men’s Wearhouse, and Century 21. These sorts of big industry names capture headlines, but along with every one of these Chapter 11 filings comes countless small business closures that don’t get nearly enough attention. In San Francisco, two of the city’s best boutiques have closed, The Archive and Maas & Stacks. There have been few mentions except in local newspapers and among their ardent...

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