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Holiday Copyright Tips

Photo by Susan Spann Happy Holidays! ‘Tis the season . . . to stay off the copyright “naughty list” . . . so here are some tips for avoiding copyright infringement—not only through the holidays, but all throughout the year: SONGS (AND LYRICS) ARE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT During the holidays, …

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14 Christmas Cakes That Will Brighten Your Holiday Table

This Christmas treat your family and friends to decadent desserts made with love. These festive Christmas cakes will bring smiles to your holiday table as guests ooh and aah over your tempting homemade sweets.   Whether you are up for baking an elaborate Christmas cake or fun cupcakes, you’ll love …

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Use Eastern red cedar berries for holiday decoration and that compost any time

I’d like to grow an evergreen tree that produces berries for holiday decorations besides red holly berries. I found these blue berries that would be perfect. What is this and should I plant it in my yard? Eastern red cedar can have lovely blue “berries” with a light frosting of …

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Wayfair follows Amazon with its own made-up holiday: Way Day

Amazon started Prime Day. Alibaba capitalized on Singles Day. Now another e-commerce company is hoping for success with an invented shopping holiday. Online furniture seller Wayfair is calling April 25 Way Day and will offer discounts that it says are comparable to its Black Friday deals. Those kind of days …

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Red, green and gleaming glass: Poinsettias still a holiday highlight in Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park

Bridget Maginn passed her 90th birthday years ago, but her eyes lit up like a child’s as she made her way through the profusion of red and green — and pink and cream and apricot — plants on display at the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory. She had dropped in on …

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A glimpse of history and holiday cheer in Howard County house tour

Of the 500 or so Howard County homes on a statewide list of historic properties, five are open to the public for a fundraiser one day each year. Local residents jump at the chance each December to step inside places they previously could only glimpse from afar – and get …

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How to Decorate Holiday Cookies

Beautifully-decorated Christmas cookies make a wonderful and impressive gift that are almost too gorgeous to eat. These works of edible art can be mastered at home easily; all it takes is the right tools and a little bit of practice. We talked to food stylist Cathie Lopez about her tips, …

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