The Boston Globe Magazine | November 25, 2018

Macaroons, Christmas wreaths, almond crescents, and Italian natale cookies bring on the warm memories.

Photograph by Anthony Tieuli; Styling by Sheila Jarnes

Holiday Style | Magazine

Classic holiday cookie recipes from Boston-area bakers

Recipes for classic holiday cookies with an extra-special ingredient: nostalgia. By Sheryl Julian

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Holiday Style | Magazine

The traditions of Boston’s beloved Christmas magicians

Inside stories of Christmas from the professional entertainers whose work shifts overlap with Santa’s. By Jon Gorey

22 holiday gift ideas from New England companies and makers

Cuddly kiddie toys, flavored gin, colorful loafers, ethically sourced jewelry, a pop-up paper Christmas tree, and other delightful buys with local roots. By Marni Elyse Katz

Dinner with Cupid

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Will these two daters manage to overcome their political differences?

Cooking | Magazine

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Dress up any holiday gathering with these celebration-worthy hors d’oeuvres.

Your Week Ahead

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Get your fill of holiday traditions, from the Boston Ballet’s annual staple to a seaside Christmas walk and more.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WEBStyle2.jpg Turquoise and raspberry dining room decor puts a twist on holiday colors

A newly redesigned dining room in Hingham glows with jewel tones and greenery for the holidays.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/19/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WEBClayton.jpg For sale: Get cooking in homes with second ovens

Prepare holiday meals for a crowd at these houses in Medfield and Hingham.

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Connections | Magazine

A precious holiday family heirloom tells the story of generations

Sixty years later, Mom’s Christmas tablecloth captures our family history.

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