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November December 2015 Midwest Living

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Have a joyful holiday season with our ideas for must-do weekends, de-stressed parties and decorating, Midwest gifts, easy candy recipes and a seasonal feast.
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Get ready for the holidays with a woodland-inspired menu, easy candy recipes, slow-cooker drinks and a customizable shortbread cookie recipe.
Woodland menu
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Sit down to a winter meal (and décor) inspired by yesteryear’s journeys into the forest to harvest seasonal feasts.
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A holiday favorite, easy-to-grow amaryllis heralds the season with a fanfare of spectacular blooms—and new looks.
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Sometimes you need a holiday from the holiday decor. Airy colors and versatile pieces make Michigan designer Kelly Ventura’s party a refreshing reprieve.
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Here's how to make a wreath from backyard finds and other materials, plus tips for out-of-the-ordinary festive plant accents.
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Forget braving the Black Friday madness. Instead, browse our annual guide to gifts designed and crafted in the Midwest.
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Handmade decorations and cleverly repurposed items afford a satisfying sense of creating your own style. Illinois designer Jennifer Rizzo, author of Creatively Christmas, and Michigan flea-market...
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Calm, cool, collected: Holiday decor doesn’t need to shout. Keep calm and carry on with burlap, fresh greenery and the sweet surprise of sculptural sheep.