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It’s easy to overdose on tinsel, glitter, and lights during the holiday season. From sparkly wrapping paper to twinkling lights on the tree, the glitz and glitter can be a bit much for even the most devoted Christmas enthusiast.

Rather than getting all Scrooge-like about an excess of festive fripperies, we’re turning to the experts at The Simple Things for inspiration on how to make our homes merry and bright for the season with elegant and sustainable nature-inspired decorations.

These simple festive crafts will add a vintage touch to your holiday decorating this year — with the added benefit of getting out in the fresh air to do some foraging for materials.

From natural tree ornaments to recyclable gift wrap, your house will soon be filled with wintery wonder. And not a single sequin in sight…

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Nothing says, “the holidays are here” quite like the delicious aroma of festive baking. As soon as the sweet smells of ginger, cinnamon, and cloves come wafting from the oven, we are transported to joyful memories of Christmases past.

These scents and flavours becoming a huge part of our individual traditions, and every family has a sweet treat they love to indulge in during the holiday season, from gingerbread to mince pies to panettone, passing these comforting traditions down through generations.

This year, though, we’re inviting you to step outside of your Christmas comfort zone and try something new with your holiday baking.

We’ve pulled together three delicious Mediterranean-inspired cookie recipes from our new cookbooks Casablanca: My Moroccan Food and Mazi: Modern Greek Food that we think are a great addition to any festive celebration.

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The holiday season can be a stressful time. Between all the excitement of parties and winter getaways, we somehow have to find the time to buy and wrap gifts, send holiday cards, bake cookies, prepare our homes for visiting friends and relatives, and plan elaborate meals. 

Stress, exhaustion, and mixed feelings have become part of the festive season for many people, but with some simple advice from The Little Book of Stress Relief by David Posen MD you can reduce your holiday stress and enjoy yourself.

 

1.     Buy your gifts in advance or shop online

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The holiday season is officially here, and even though there’s less than a month until Christmas, you still have plenty of time to track down the perfect gift for everyone on your list — with the help of our handy Holiday Gift Guide, of course!

Our gift guide has a book for every reader, from the stargazer to the sports fan and from the adventurer to the art lover, plus great books for children of all ages.

So don’t stress about the holidays this year (we’re here to help with that too). Instead, give the gift of books — and maybe a tasty homemade treat — and enjoy the warm and fuzzy feeling of giving an excellent gift.

Shop the gift guide now.

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The holidays are fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start thinking about all things festive.

The decorations, the parties, the food, the gifts! We’re excited for it all, and we’re even bringing back our 12 Days of Book Giveaways contest during the month of December. (Follow us on Facebook for your chance to win.)

With our Holiday Gift Guide coming out next week, we’ll have you covered for great gift ideas for everyone on your list. But as an extra special gift, why not include something you made yourself? (Something delicious perhaps…)

Whether their palate tends more towards sweet or spicy — or if they’re all about a unique aperitif to add some kick to their Christmas morning coffee — these homemade gifts are sure to hit the spot with all of your foodie family and friends. 

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