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All that Glitters: Kim Hughes’ Art Deco Home at Christmas

Some houses are perfect for Christmas decorations and Kimberly Hughes’s condominium at Deepdene is one of them. It’s not that she transforms her home into a Christmas extravaganza of red and green and glitter. Other than a few pops of red, she mostly chooses neutral tones of silver, gold and white for the ornaments placed throughout the house and on her Christmas tree. For example, one angel crafted out of twigs and sprayed with silver stands by a door. Silver,…


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Brandied Fruit Tartlets

These delicious fruit tarts are similar to mince pies but with a fun twist! Use cookie cutters to create fun designs on the tops of the tarts that will look impressive on a dessert tray.   Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups…


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Making Christmas Plant Decorations by Elizabeth Jones

Oh, by gosh, by golly, it’s time for mistletoe and holly. The only trouble is that in Bermuda, thanks to no bleak midwinter, we don’t have much holly and, as far as I know, absolutely no mistletoe. Holly is an…


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A Farm-to-Table Christmas Feast

This year, challenge yourself to make Christmas dinner using as much produce and products made locally as possible.  If you're unfamiliar with the farm-to-table concept, eating locally has many benefits: It provides a boost for Bermuda's economy and support for…


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Christmas Sangria

Cheers, because Santa Claus is coming to town!    Ingredients: 2 bottles Pinot Grigio or Chardonnay 3/4 cup sparkling apple cider 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup cranberries, halved 3/4 cup cranberries, whole 1 Granny Smith apple, chopped 3 rosemary sprigs…

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DIY: Make a Bermudaful Wreath this Christmas

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than by crafting a wreath using materials that you can find in your very own backyard. Living in Bermuda, we are lucky enough to have a unique variety of flora at…