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Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 03:31 pm

Found in an old desk, a bracelet of baubles and spheres

It was in Grandmother’s desk, the same desk she used to write to her sister in the 1880s. It is the same desk my mother used to write letters to me while I was in the army, and I have some of th...
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 07:02 am

All it takes is an Internet connection to turn an ordinary set-top box into an entertainment library that knows no limits. Here are the season’s most desired devices

There are few things in this world more irritating than paying an oversized cable bill (OK, paying an oversized gas bill comes close). Thankfully,  TV fans don’t have to suffer the indignit...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 02:54 am

There’s no shortage of tablets worth putting in their hands this holiday season

Before the iPad debuted in early 2010, no one really knew they needed a tablet. But, gosh, how did we ever live without them? Lighter than a laptop with more real estate than a smartphone, tablets hav...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 08:59 am

The season’s hottest cameras for aspiring shutterbugs

There’s an old saying among photographers that the best camera is the one you have with you. For many of us, that’s increasingly a smartphone. But if someone on your list relies only on a ...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 12:47 pm

Johanna Rosson cooked with Paula Deen and threw down with Bobby Flay to earn her crown as the gingerbread queen

Johanna Rosson’s decorating skills are sweet.Rosson designs and builds gingerbread houses – and she’s been head architect for some of the best.In 2005, she appeared on Food Network&r...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 03:30 am
The Vita, PlayStation’s next-generation portable gaming device, took the top Hardware honors from the gaming press at E3 2011, but unfortunately, it won’t be available in North America til...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 02:20 pm

Creativity, play value and green credentials combine in some of the season’s best toys

Somewhere on the spectrum between techno-dazzle (iPad apps for toddlers, anyone?) and fuzzy-wuzzy bears there’s a sweet spot: toys that inspire kids to have fun, stretch their creativity and lea...
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 11:09 am

Professional holiday decorators give their tips on how to make the season bright, indoors and out

Every year, holiday lighting manufacturers introduce more varieties of bulbs, strands, colors and accessories. Luckily for the seasonal lighting industry (and those who love cruising the neighbo...


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